- Mario Alberich
- Santi Alcaide
- David Arcos
- Andrés Aznar
- Enric Batalla
- Joan Batlle
- Carlos Belmonte
- Antonio Cabello Godoy
- Ramón Cano
- Albert Castellana
- Jaume Catarineu
- Marco Cerezo
- Elisabet Cuesta
- Enric Delgado
- Jose Luís Díaz
- Eduard Elias
- Rafael Esguevillas
- Enrique F. Borja
- Nil Font
- Pol Forn-Díaz
- Daniel Gabriel
- Blai Garolera
- Manuel González
- Ricard Jiménez
- Tatiana Kourochkina
- Fernando Llombart
- Iñaki López
- Juvenal Machín Casañas
- Eric Marcos
- Giorgio Maritan
- Eduard Martín
- Raúl Martín
- Ángel Martínez
- Antonio Martínez
- Ricardo Melero
- Iván Payán
- Ramón Penella Peraire
- Borja Peropadre
- Cristian Reyes Rodríguez
- Jordi Rodríguez
- Javier Romero
- Alfonso Rubio-Manzanares
- Enrique Rubio-Manzanares
- Javier Rubio-Manzanares
- Carlos Ruíz
- Mireia Trias
- Juan Pedro Trillo
- Francisco Valsera
- Israel Villalba
- Arnau Vives
- Eduard Xalabarder
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1981 – Physicists meeting, led by Richard Feynman, in MIT. The basis of quantum computing are set.
2002 – ICFO is founded (Read more).
2012 – Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) and CIA’s investment arm (In-Q-Tel) invert in D-Wave Systems, the company that’s working on the first quantum computer (Read more).
2012 – A particle is sent from the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos (island of La Palma) to Tenerife (Read more).
2013 – Ignacio Cirac wins the Wolf Prize in Physics, the most prestigious awards after the Nobel Prize (Read more).
2013 – Google and NASA found the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab in California and buy D-Wave Two (Read more).
2013 – Mike Lazaridis, co-founder of RIM/BlackBerry, founds the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo (Canada) (Read more).
2013 – Microsoft establishes QuArc, a research group focused on quantum architecture and computing (Read more).
2014 – SK Telecom introduces its new quantum cryptography devices (Read more).
2014 – Y Combinator and some investment groups found Rigetti, a company focused on creating commercial quantum systems (Read more).
2015 – Barcelonaqbit (bqb) is created in CERN (Geneva, Switzerland). Bqb is the first think thank about quantum information and it is focused on the go-to-market and business of quantum computing and cryptography (Read more).
2015 – For the first time a conference about quantum computing is sponsored by multinational technology companies, such as Google and Lockheed Martin (Read more).
2015 – Antoni Massanell (VP of La Caixa) and Telefónica head APWG.eu, an European project about cybersecurity (Read more).
2015 – ATOS, a technology integration company, and ID Quantique sign an agreement to integrate their quantum cryptography devices (Read more).
2015 – Huawei announces a big investment to create the first technological center about quantum information.
2015 – IBM shows off a quantum computing chip (Read more).
2015 – Toshiba’s QKD system comes out on the market (Read more).
2015 – Google says it has proved its quantum computer really works (Read more).
2016 – Barcelonaqbit organizes the first international conference about quantum information and business in the Mobile World Congress (Read more).
Quantum information is in its infancy, but its market is going to expand in the coming years. It will move billions of dollars and will need thousands of new professionals.
A real revolution, a new technological age.
Countries such as Canada, China, Korea, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and USA (among other European countries) are working hard to make this new technology come true.
Investors such as Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Mike Lazaridis (RIM/Blackberry) and Serguei Beloussov. And investment funds such as Goldman Sachs, In-Q-Tel (CIA), Quantum Valley Investments and Y Combinator.
Companies such as 1QBit, Alibaba, ATOS, Baidu, Cambridge Quantum Computing, D-Wave, EvolutionQ, GAP Optique, Google, HP, Huawei, IBM, ID Quantique, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, NEC, NTT, Quantum Tech, Raytheon, Rigetti Computing, SeQureNet, SK Telecom, Telefónica and Toshiba.
Universities and technological centers such as Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Caltech, Centre for Quantum Technologies, ETH Zürich, Institute for Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Institute for Quantum Computing of the University of Waterloo (IQC Waterloo), Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, MIT, NASA, Perimeter Institute, QuArc, Qubit.org, Sandia National Labs, Russian Quantum Center (RQC), Technical University of Madrid (UPM), University of California, University of London and Watson Research Center.
Researchers and professionals such as Antonio Acín, Alexei Bocharov, Jerry M. Chow, Juan Ignacio Cirac, Eddie Farhi, Jay M. Gambetta, Maciej Lewenstein, Vicente Martín, John M. Martinis, Michele Mosca, Hartmut Neven, Jian-Wei Pan, Gregoire Ribordy, Chad Rigetti, Geordie Rose, Sean Seunghwan, Andrew Shields, Krysta M. Svore, Greg Tallant and Li Yang.
CV-QKD systems such as SECQC in Wien, UQCC in Tokyo or Swissquantum in Switzerland. There are networks in cities such as London and countries such as China, South Korea and the USA.
News and trends. Information and studies. Quantum Information Patents’ world map.
Quantum computing developers, the computing professionals with a great future.
Go-to-market analysis of a disruptive technology. Proposals for creating companies.
The best training itineraries to become a professional.
The first international business meeting about quantum information.
A new technology poses new ethical challenges. Quantum technology from a deontological point of view.
Objective information about the reality and the trends of quantum information. What’s being done, where’s being done and who’s doing it.
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We are going to work with a Google’s quantum simulator. Get ready for the future and enhance your professional portfolio.
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An introduction to quantum computing, an introduction to Google’s quantum simulator, an internship with Google’s quantum simulator and a stage in D-Wave Systems, the company that owns a quantum computer. Do not let this unique opportunity get away.
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Two representations of barcelonaqbit and Sinergia met on March, 15th 2016 to reinforce its mutual agreement to work together. Sinergia is the agreement of 11 Catalan IT business companies on the behalf of 1,500 companies. Its president, Pere Martínez, has stated that, thanks to this agreement, the Catalan IT companies will be informed […]
Bqb organized a conference in which two specific proposals were launched to turn Barcelona into the international centre of “Quantum Information & CiberseQurity”: a translational research centre and the Quantum Information Forum. On February, 25th 2016, Barcelonaqbit, together with Mobile World Congress 2016, gathered leading academics and professionals on a 2-hours event in […]
Qubit Institute will work on the CyberseQurity section of the Cibersecurity certification from ISACA Barcelona Chapter. On January, 29th 2016, ISACA Barcelona Chapter and barcelonaqbit have signed a collaboration agreement in order to work on the CiberseQurity section of the new international cybersecurity certification from ISACA. The term CyberseQurity is the short word […]
Manel Medina, R&D Coodinator of APWG.EU, was named honorary member of bqb. On November, 26th 2015, the first EnQuentro Quántico (Quantum Meeting), organized by bqb, was held in Barcelona. 30 people (bqb members and professionals of the Catalan technology sector) attended the meeting. Manel Medina, professor at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and president […]
This project is led by Takaaki Kajita, PhD, Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 and director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (University of Tokyo), among others. The 20 telescopes Cherenkov are going to be placed in the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), located in the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos […]
The new website and the presence in the social networks (LinkedIn and Twitter) will increase the Bqb community up to 500 members within the next year. On October, 16th 2015, Sitges (Barcelona) was chosen to hold the meeting of most of the Bqb‘s founding members. The management team evaluated the ongoing activities and […]