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1QBit Signs Agreement to Establish Canada-Germany Quantum Computing and Machine Learning Networks

Germany’s Helmholtz Association centres DESY and Forschungszentrum Jülich, and Canada’s TRIUMF, TRIUMF Innovations, D-Wave Systems Inc., and 1QBit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly establish corresponding Canadian and German quantum computing and machine learning networks and to collaborate on applied quantum computing and machine learning initiatives of mutual interest....

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1QBit Partners with UNICRI to Support the Centre on AI and Robotics

On July 2, 2018, The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) released this announcement about the strategic partnership between UNICRI and 1QBit to support the Centre on AI and Robotics. 1QBit is excited about this new partnership, and will provide support to the Centre as it designs, develops and implements activities and innovative tools to maximize the...

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Siam Commercial Bank Invests in 1QBit

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its financial technology subsidiary Digital Ventures, today announced a strategic investment in 1QBit that makes SCB the first bank in Southeast Asia to actively engage with quantum technology and its applications in financial services. With this investment, SCB joins 1QBit’s growing group of industry partners focused on applying new types of hardware to their...

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1QBit Joins the IBM Q Network

1QBit is pleased to be one of the first startups to join the IBM Q Network. Launched in December 2017, the IBM Q Network is a global community of leading Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, startups, and national research labs that explores practical applications for quantum computing. 1QBit and other members can access IBM quantum computing hardware to run experiments and algorithms,...

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Accenture Invests in and Forms Strategic Alliance with Leading Quantum Computing Firm 1QBit

November 28, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a minority investment in 1QBit, a leading quantum computing firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, through Accenture Ventures. The move will help Accenture expand its capabilities in quantum computing analytics, heralding a new era of intelligence for businesses and organizations.  “By strengthening our relationship with 1QBit, Accenture has a...

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1QBit Raises $45M Series B Round from Fujitsu, Accenture, and Allianz to Advance Industry Applications of Quantum Computing

Strategic investment and revenue contracts fund continued development of 1QBit’s hardware-agnostic software platform and applications for solving industry’s most demanding computational challenges. Vancouver, Canada – November 28, 2017 1QB Information Technologies Inc. (1QBit), a software company solving industry’s most demanding computational challenges using the most advanced quantum and...

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IEEE Approves Standards Project for Quantum Computing Definitions

August 23, 2017 IEEE announced the approval of the IEEE P7130—Standard for Quantum Computing Definitions project. The new standards project aims to make Quantum Computing more accessible to a larger group of contributors, including developers of software and hardware, materials scientists, mathematicians, physicists, engineers, climate scientists, biologists and geneticists. "While Quantum...

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WSJ: 1QBit Seeks to Fill Quantum Computing’s Software Void

July 10, 2017 The Wall Street Journal interviewed 1QBit CEO Andrew Fursman to gain an understanding of 1QBit’s business model and role in the quantum ecosystem: "In this new model, vendors develop the quantum computing technology and specialist firms such as 1QBit build software and software extensions to make quantum computers accessible through traditional programming languages such as Python...

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Dow and 1QBit Announce Collaboration Agreement on Quantum Computing

June 21, 2017 Agreement explores benefits of quantum computing in materials science innovation MIDLAND, Mich. – June 21, 2017 – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit) announced today a collaboration agreement to develop quantum computing tools for the chemicals and materials science technology spaces. By combining Dow’s unique innovation capabilities with...

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Accenture Labs and 1QBit Work with Biogen to Apply Quantum Computing to Accelerate Drug Discovery

June 14, 2017 Quantum computing has potential to transform traditional R&D drug discovery process, improve speed and productivity, significantly reduce costs, accelerate new therapies for patients SAN FRANCISCO; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and quantum software firm 1QBit collaborated with Biogen to develop a first-of-its-kind quantum-enabled molecular comparison application that...

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