The United Kingdom has pledged to spend £1 billion in Quantum Technologies over ten years as as part of UK’s National Quantum Technologies Programme. The aim is to cement the UK at the forefront of the Quantum Computing industry and bring together academia and commercial ventures.
The new team includes:
- Dr Michael Cuthbert appointed as Director of the centre formerly of Oxford Instruments.
- Ash Vadgama as Deputy Director for Operations formerly of AWE plc.
- Prof. Simon Benjamin as Deputy Director for Research (Professor of Quantum Technologies at the University of Oxford).
- Dr Simon Plant as Deputy Director for Innovation (Innovation Lead for Quantum Technologies at Innovate UK).
There are plenty of commercial ventures taking advantage of the UK’s friendly Research and Development environment. There are many companies that we have listed with profiles. But here are some highlighted UK based companies that we have been hearing a lot from:
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