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30 October 2018

Budget 2018 Announcement on Quantum Technologies

The UK has made an ambitious commitment to build a quantum computer. This intention will put the UK at the forefront of delivering the next information revolution, by harnessing the power of this extraordinary new quantum-based technology to solve otherwise intractable problems with real-world benefits.


27 October 2018

Further Investment into Quantum Technologies

Last month the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced renewed government investment of £80m (plus £15m for...Read more

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24 September 2018

Quantum Wonderland at New Scientist Live, London, 20-23 September 2018

Over four days in September, the Quantum Communications Hub co-ordinated the presence of the Quantum...Read more

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30 July 2018

National Quantum Technologies Programme examined by UK Parliament Committee

Professor Ian Walmsley, Professor Winfried Hensinger and Professor Kai Bongs gave oral and written evidence to the UK Parliament Science and Technology Committee on 17 July, along with other academics and representatives from the quantum technologies industry. The Committee’s focus is on the next phase of the National Quantum Technologies Programme, and what is needed to support the UK’s quantum industry going forward.


26 July 2018

New ETSI White Paper on Implementation Security of Quantum Cryptography

ETSI, the independent, not-for-profit internationally recognized standards body dealing with telecommunications, broadcasting and other electronic communications...Read more

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25 July 2018

Atomic Architects exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition!

Our Quantum Communications Hub colleague, Professor Brian Gerardot and his ‘Atomic Architects’ team from Heriot-Watt University...Read more

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04 July 2018

Quantum City draws crowds at summer science festivals

Quantum City, the joint public engagement initiative by partners of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, attracted over 6000 visitors at the Cheltenham and Glasgow Science Festivals last month.


26 June 2018

NQIT Launches Annual Report 2018

We are pleased to present our latest NQIT Annual Report, covering progress in the third year of the NQIT Programme.

As NQIT Director Professor Ian Walmsley explains in his Foreword:


21 June 2018

Come and take a look at IBM’s Quantum Computer!

As part of Oxford’s new collaboration with IBM Q, NQIT has arranged to host their Quantum Computer Exhibit in the foyer of the new Beecroft Building in Oxford Physics all of this week.

The exhibit is a prototype of their 50-qubit quantum computer and will be accompanied by a video explaining what it is and how it works.


18 June 2018

The third annual report is now published!

The third annual report of the Quantum Communications Hub, covering the period 2016-2017, was published...Read more

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