Quantum Computing is still in its very early stage of development and further advancement of it it needs collaboration among the global community. Microsoft yesterday announced the launch of Microsoft Quantum Network, a global community of individuals and organizations working together to advance quantum computing. The Microsoft Quantum Network members will work with Microsoft to learn about, research, and launch quantum computing applications and hardware supported with access to the Quantum Development Kit, vital research and experts, exclusive access to Azure services, and workshops on quantum programming and algorithm development.
“The Microsoft Quantum Network is our commitment to establishing the partnerships required to build the quantum workforce and the quantum economy,” Todd Holmdahl, Corporate Vice President of Azure Hardware Systems Group at Microsoft, said during the summit. “We believe both are vital to solving some of the world’s toughest problems.
Other segments of the Microsoft Quantum Network:
- Microsoft Quantum Network Startups: Quantum-focused startups are invited to work with Microsoft to develop practical applications and accelerate the adoption of quantum computing. Microsoft Quantum Network Startups can also partner with Microsoft for Startups to help them grow, build solutions, and connect with others in the industry.
- Microsoft Quantum Network Affiliates: Microsoft Quantum Network Affiliates engage one-on-one with Microsoft to build their quantum computing knowledge and jointly develop solutions that benefit their organization and the industry.
- Quantum Exchange Centers: These hubs of scientific excellence are partnering with Microsoft to pursue the advancement of quantum computing research, development, and education.
- Microsoft Quantum Network Developers: Developers seeking to learn quantum computing, Q# programming, and quantum algorithms can find what they need to get started in the Quantum Development Kit. This free resource includes self-paced tutorials, workshops, and more developed by the Microsoft Quantum team.
You can learn more about Microsoft Quantum Network here.