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Emerging Tech: Creating a Quantum Canada

Seed-stage companies are bolstering Canada’s position as a global leader in quantum science and technology. The question of how to maintain and grow that advantage—built through sustained investment in quantum research and development—has never been more urgent and is preoccupying academics, policymakers and innovators across the country.

TRIUMF, German institutions sign quantum computing tie-up

TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, leads a group of Canadian organizations that have signed a memorandum of understanding with German institutions to be able to collaborate on quantum computing and machine learning R&D and training. TRIUMF is joined by TRIUMF Innovations, its commercialization arm, and Canadian partners D-Wave Systems Inc. and 1QBit in a tie-up…

TRIUMF business arm looking into broader industry collaborations

Can science and business fruitfully cohabitate? It’s possible. And it’s happening in a Vancouver university campus where physicists can be found hard at work on their cyclotron particle accelerator in one room while industry people are in another room testing for radiation particles. These are common-day activities in TRIUMF, one of Canada’s large-scale research facilities, which is home to hundreds of researchers from academia, other research institutes and industry from across Canada and around the world.

D-Wave Systems raises $29 million from investors

D-Wave Systems Inc has raised another $29 million from a large, unnamed institutional investor and other unspecified previous investors, bringing its investment total to $174 million. Self-described as the world’s first quantum computing company, the latest financing supports its hardware and software development programs and accelerates the Burnaby BC-based firm’s transition from an intellectual property…

D-Wave Systems raises $29 million from investors

D-Wave Systems Inc has raised another $29 million from a large, unnamed institutional investor and other unspecified previous investors, bringing its investment total to $174 million. Self-described as the world’s first quantum computing company, the latest financing supports its hardware and software development programs and accelerates the Burnaby BC-based firm’s transition from an intellectual property…