Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become a member of the Q-NEXT research consortium. Q-NEXT is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Quantum Information Science Research Center led by the Argonne National Laboratory. AWS joins 12 companies, 10 universities and three DOE in this research effort to accelerate progress in quantum information science. Q-NEXT activities will include creating two national foundries for quantum materials and devices, developing quantum networks, forming simulation and network testbeds, and help to train a quantum workforce. Q-NEXT is one of five of the DOE’s National Quantum Information Science Research Centers with each researching different areas of quantum technology. Additional information about AWS joining Q-NEXT can be found in a news release posted on the Argonne National Laboratory website here.

May 22, 2022