Mar 1, 2016

Minister announces £204 million investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies science

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UK is getting serious about Quantum especially in their universities; all £204 million worth.

Universities and Science minister Jo Johnson has announced two major investments in science and engineering research totaling £204 million.

Forty UK universities will share in £167 million that will support doctoral training over a two year period, while £37 million will be put into developing the graduate skills, specialist equipment and facilities that will put UK Quantum Technologies research at the forefront of the field.

The minister made the announcements during a visit to the University of Oxford where he met academics working in the Networked Quantum Information Technologies (NQIT) Quantum Technology Hub, which is led by Professor Ian Walmsley, one of four that form part of the £270 million UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

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