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Keio University Faculty of Science and Technology selected as Japan’s only “IBM Q Network Hub”

Updated December 20, 2017

As announced by IBM Corporation on December 14, the Faculty of Science and Technology at Keio University will participate in the IBM Q Network, which was established to advance quantum computing. Yagami Campus at Keio University will become Asia’s only IBM Q Network Hub and will contribute to the promotion of education and skill development in quantum computing, as well as its implementation.

Comments from Professor Kohei Itoh, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology
“It is a great honor for Keio University to be chosen as Japan’s only IBM Q Network Hub. I am looking forward to using IBM Q to engage in leading-edge research on quantum computing and supporting the development of software which meet the needs of IBM Network Q Partners and Members.”

Please look forward to the results of quantum computing research at the Keio University Faculty of Science and Technology.

Press release of IBM Corporation
IBM Announces Collaboration with Leading Fortune 500 Companies, Academic Institutions and National Research Labs to Accelerate Quantum Computing
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/53483.wss#release

Press release of IBM Japan
IBM announces the IBM Q Network to accelerate the development of quantum computing. JSR, Hitachi Metals, Honda R&D, Nagase, and Keio University will participate from Japan to pursue the practical use of quantum computing in science and business.
http://www-03.ibm.com/press/jp/ja/pressrelease/53520.wss

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