EU Quantum Flagship Program Funds Projects for €132 Million ($150M USD)

The European Union’s Quantum Flagship program announced the first 20 projects they will fund for the initial ramp-up phase.  These 20 projects will receive funding for the first three years of the program (October 2018 – September 2021) for a total of 132 million euros ($150M USD). The overall Quantum Flagship program will last 10 years and has a budget of 1 billion euros ($1.1B USD) for the complete program.  The 20 projects were selected from 140 submitted proposals and will cover five main areas including:

and one additional project for Coordination and Support of the overall program.

For more details, you can view the press announcement on the Quantum Flagship website here, links to descriptions of all 20 projects here, and an overview of the Quantum Flagship program from the European Commission here.