(DigitalJournal) Zapata Computingannounced this week it is a founding member of Quantum Industry Canada, a technology industry association with a mission to ensure that Canadian quantum innovation and talent is translated into Canadian business success and economic prosperity.
With a key location in Toronto and existing relationships with University of Toronto, Creative Destruction Labs, and University of Sherbrooke, Zapata already has significant presence in the Canadian quantum ecosystem.
“Serving as a founding member of QIC deepens Zapata’s presence in the quantum ecosystem and reinforces our commitment to innovation in the area. Our team hopes to push both the science and its industry application to increase Canada’s impact in quantum globally,” said Alan Aspuru-Guzik, CSO, Zapata Computing.
Zapata joins 24 other founding members, representing Canada’s most commercial-ready quantum technologies covering applications in quantum computing, quantum sensors, quantum communications and quantum-safe cryptography. Zapata is also a member of the US’ Quantum Economic Development Consortium and the only company in both organizations.