D-Wave Quantum (NYSE: QBTS), a leader in quantum computing systems, software, and services, recently hosted two government officials at its Burnaby offices to highlight the company’s innovation in quantum computing. British Columbia premier David Eby and Jobs, Economic Development, and Innovation Minister Brenda Bailey were welcomed at the site, and the company also announced a new quantum-focused workforce training program during the pair’s visit. The training program, executed in collaboration with B.C.-based Quantum Algorithms Institute (“QAI”), will expedite the development of a quantum-ready workforce. The visit was also designed to help others gain a deeper understanding of how quantum technology can be effectively used in dealing with today’s societal and business challenges.
The two officials visited D-Wave on the heels of the announcement of the province’s new StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan. The plan positions technology as a critical growth area and points to businesses as essential in the development of innovation that improves the way services are delivered.
“British Columbia and D-Wave have long been at the forefront of global quantum innovation and developing the highly skilled workforce that drives it,” said D-Wave Quantum senior vice president Mark W. Johnson in the press release. “We are excited to host Premier Eby and Minister Bailey . . . to provide them a behind-the-scenes look at our technology, discuss real-world applications of quantum, and highlight our newest training program with the QAI to build a quantum-ready workforce.”
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About D-Wave Quantum Inc.
D-Wave is a leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems, software and services, and is the world’s first commercial supplier of quantum computers — and the only company building both annealing quantum computers and gate-model quantum computers. The company’s mission is to unlock the power of quantum computing today to benefit business and society. D-Wave does this by delivering customer value with practical quantum applications for problems as diverse as logistics, artificial intelligence, materials sciences, drug discovery, scheduling, cybersecurity, fault detection and financial modeling. D-Wave technology is being used by some of the world’s most advanced organizations, including Volkswagen, Mastercard, Deloitte, Davidson Technologies, ArcelorMittal, Siemens Healthineers, Unisys, NEC Corporation, Pattison Food Group Ltd., DENSO, Lockheed Martin, Forschungszentrum Jülich, University of Southern California and Los Alamos National Laboratory. For more information about the company, please visit www.DWaveSys.com.
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