The first winners of a £15 million competition to explore the benefits of using quantum technologies in the government’s work across areas like health, transport and net zero have been announced.
The Quantum Catalyst Fund aims to accelerate the adoption of quantum solutions by the public sector and will ensure the UK government is well-placed to fully harness the benefits of using these technologies across a range of policy areas.
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£15 million Quantum Catalyst Fund will accelerate the adoption of quantum solutions by the public sector
Quantum technology could revolutionise work across government, including transport, space, health and net zero – from boosting computing power for new drug discovery, to enabling previously-impossible ways of scanning and sensing
30 projects have been chosen to take part in phase 1 of the competition