Policy paper

National strategy for quantum technologies

This strategy shows how the UK can take a world-leading position in emerging multi-billion-pound quantum technology markets


National strategy for quantum technologies

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The ‘National strategy for quantum technologies’ has been drawn up by the Quantum Technologies Strategic Advisory Board (QT SAB) on behalf of the quantum technologies community and is published by Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

It aims to create a coherent government, industry and academic quantum technology community that gives the UK a world-leading position in the emerging multi-billion-pound new quantum technology markets, and to substantially enhance the value of some of the biggest UK-based industries.

The strategy explains how the UK can take advantage of the astounding properties of emerging quantum technologies, which are expected to have a major impact on the finance, defence, aerospace, energy and telecommunications sectors and have the potential to improve imaging and computing in ways that cannot be predicted.

Published 23 March 2015