Yesterday, Christian Schaffner gave a short interview on BNR Radio about the recent news (yet to be verified) of a computation showing quantum supremacy performed on the 53-qubit platform developed by Google. The interview can be listened to following the link below. https://www.bnr.nl/podcast/digitaal/10390653/ad-blockers-en-quantum-supremacy
KEY TECHNOLOGIES AS A SOLUTION TO SOCIETAL CHALLENGES State Secretary Mona Keijzer received the National Agenda on Quantum Technology directly from Robbert Dijkgraaf this afternoon. The Netherlands is now one of the leading players in quantum technology, which is developing rapidly worldwide. With quantum computers and networks, applications that are... read more →
Qusoft/CWI PhD student András Gilyén, who was promoted in May, wins (together with someone else) the Cor Baayen Award! The Award will be given during the Informatics Europe - ERCIM 2019 Awards Ceremony of the European Computer Science Summit 2018 held in Roma on Tuesday, 28 October 2019. For more... read more →
Qusoft member, Professor Ronald de Wolf will be giving a lecture at the first Fall meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), on September the 23rd in Freiburg.
The second QuantAlgo project workshop will be held in Amsterdam at CWI, September 18-20, 2019. It will start on Wednesday Sep 18 around 1 pm (allowing participants to arrive in the morning) and will end on Friday Sep 20 around 4 pm (allowing participants to travel back in the evening).... read more →
ABN AMRO and Amsterdam-based research consortium QuSoft are joining forces to explore the opportunities offered by quantum software and quantum computers. Operating under the name DisQover, the partnership will reveal what issues in the financial sector could be better solved using quantum computers. ABN AMRO announced the partnership on 11 September,... read more →