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£15 million to train Quantum Engineers

The government announced £15 million towards training the next generation of quantum engineers with the creation of 'skills hubs' across the UK, working in partnership with industry to deliver career training for PhD students

Fri 27 Mar 2015, 12:01 | Tags: Government strategy

National strategy for quantum technologies launched

The UK Government has invested £270 million in the UK National Quantum Technology Programme demonstrating its committment to create a valuable and sustainable quantum industry in the UK over the next two decades.

David Delpy, Chair of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme Strategic Advisory Board, said: "This investment into Quantum Technologies represents the biggest single investment in a disruptive technology of the modern era. The UK has long been recognised as a world leader in quantum research, and we now have a real chance to build a solid and successful industrial base around that excellence in fundamental science and engineering. A concerted effort will allow for the creation of an industry that will deliver clear benefits back to the UK.

Read the full National Strategy for Quantum Technologies report

Fri 27 Mar 2015, 11:30 | Tags: Government strategy