Xanadu has announced strategic partnerships with two prominent Japanese companies, Nanofiber Quantum Technologies (NanoQT) and QunaSys, aimed at advancing quantum computing capabilities in Japan. These collaborations are poised to accelerate quantum theory research and software development using Xanadu’s pioneering open-source framework, PennyLane. NanoQT, Japan’s first startup to specialize in nanofiber-based Cavity QED systems, will focus on scaling quantum networks by integrating neutral atoms and photons. This partnership holds promise for developing error-corrected, fault-tolerant quantum computers, crucial for future quantum technologies.

Simultaneously, QunaSys will harness PennyLane to advance error correction algorithms tailored for quantum chemistry and computer-aided engineering. This collaboration aims to enhance the practical applications of quantum computing in real-world scenarios. Beyond technical innovation, these partnerships underscore a commitment to nurturing Japan’s quantum ecosystem. They will provide essential educational resources and training opportunities to Japanese universities, bolstering existing programs and cultivating the next generation of quantum scientists and engineers.

For additional details, please refer to the full press release from Xanadu here.

July 3, 2024