Quantum technologies: a multi-billion-pound opportunity for UK

13th November 2015
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A new roadmap for quantum technologies sets out how UK businesses can lead the world in multi-billion pound industries over the next 25 years.

The roadmap published by the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme sets out the promising quantum technologies and the likely applications they will have in industries such as finance, defence, aerospace, energy and telecommunications.

It was unveiled at the UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase Event at the Royal Society in London.

The showcase event was an opportunity for companies, technology providers and investors to forge important contacts and learn about the business opportunities on offer.

Dr Richard Murray, Innovate UK’s emerging technologies and industries technologist, said:

Quantum technology may sound like science fiction, yet the reality is that it has the power to transform many aspects of our daily lives, from the way we communicate to the way we manage our health.

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