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20 April, 2020 - 11:41 By Tony Quested

Japanese steel giant deploys Cambridge Quantum Computing technology

Cambridge Quantum Computing has been chosen to work with Japanese industrial giant Nippon Steel Corporation on two innovative and ground breaking projects.

The ventures will provide essential tools to be used towards the utilisation of quantum computing in the areas of material science and mathematical optimisation.

Nippon Steel Corporation was founded in 1950 and is one of the world's largest steel producers in terms of production output. 

With its cutting-edge environmental and other world-leading technologies combined with outstanding manufacturing capabilities, Nippon Steel contributes to building sustainable societies.

Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a world-leading quantum computing software company with over 60 scientists across offices in Cambridge UK, London, San Francisco area, Washington, DC and Tokyo. 

It builds tools for the commercialisation of quantum technologies that will have a profound global impact. CQC combines expertise in quantum software, specifically a quantum development platform (t|ket⟩TM), enterprise applications in the area of quantum chemistry (EUMEN), quantum machine learning (QML), quantum natural language processing (QNLP) and quantum augmented cybersecurity (IronBridgeTM).

CEO Ilyas Khan described the Nippon Steel Corporation deal as a major coup for the business.

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