The Quantum Weekly: A Record-Breaking Week for the Quantum Industry


The Quantum Weekly: A Record-Breaking Week for the Quantum Industry

It’s been an award-winning, government-funding, check-cashing week for the quantum industry. (Image: Unsplash/Giorgio Trovato)

From government grants to venture capital funding to claims of world-leading performance and world’s best executives, it’s been a breathless week of achievements and promise for the quantum community. We’ll review a few of those stories in this edition of The Quantum Weekly. 

Spotlight Story: Honeywell Says It’s Quantum Computer Leads the World in Performance

“What makes our quantum computers so powerful is having the highest quality qubits, with the lowest error rates.  This is a combination of using identical, fully connected qubits and precision control,” said Tony Uttley, president of Honeywell Quantum Solutions — The Quantum Daily


TQD Exclusive: 22 Quantum Computing Executives Shaping the Industry — The Quantum Daily

IonQ Secures New Funding – raising total to $84 million – adds Advisory Board Members — The Quantum Daily

Universal Quantum Emerges From Stealth With £3.6 Million Seed-Funding Announcement — The Quantum Daily

Britannia to Rule the Wavefunction, Spreads 78 Million Pounds Across 38 Projects — The Quantum Daily

AQT Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum — The Quantum Daily 

IQM Receives Up to 17.5 Million Euros in Funding From European Commission Accelerator — The Quantum Daily

Science and Technology

Quantum Intuition Dojo — The Quantum Daily

The Commercialization of Quantum Technology — The Quantum Daily 

Is Teleportation Possible? Yes, in the Quantum World — Science Daily 

China Reports Progress in Ultra-Secure Satellite Transmission — New York Times

Arrays of Strontium Rydberg Atoms Show Promise for Use in Quantum Computers — 

Quantum Realm’s ‘Fifth State of Matter’ Observed in Space For the First Time — Good News Network

Weird and Wild

Strange Theory: Entire Universe Structured By “Quantum Static” — Futurism 


Quantum Software Scientific Manager — Cambridge Quantum Computing

University Research Partner — QuantFi

Nanofabrication Engineer — OQC

Quantum Control Engineer – Q-CTRL

Platform Engineer – Tech lead — Riverlane

QKD Researcher — QEYnet

Director of Research, Quantum Computing Software for Finance — QuantFi 

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Matt Swayne

Matt Swayne

With a several-decades long background in journalism and communications, Matt Swayne has worked as a science communicator for an R1 university for more than 12 years, specializing in translating high tech and deep tech for the general audience. He has served as a writer, editor and analyst at The Quantum Insider since its inception. In addition to his service as a science communicator, Matt also develops courses to improve the media and communications skills of scientists and has taught courses.

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