(Finance.Yahoo) IBM recently entered into an alliance with the University of Tokyo to form the Japan-IBM Quantum Partnership, with an aim to make advancements in quantum computing field. Per the deal, IBM’s IBM Q System One will be installed in the company’s facility in Japan. This will mark the third installation globally subsequent to the United States and Germany.
IBM and University of Tokyo will utilize Q System One to focus on research and development of quantum computing system, algorithms and applications; and enhance the status of quantum science education in Japan. Both the entities aim to develop a laboratory facility, part of quantum system technology center, focused on testing and devising of innovative hardware components, including advanced microwave and cryogenic test capabilities.