Government boosts quantum and chip funding

But CIOs say it's not enough

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Government boosts quantum and chip funding

The UK government has unveiled an investment of £45 million for quantum computers and £27 million for novel semiconductors, as part of its bid to build the UK into a science and technology superpower.

Quantum technologies, operating on the principles of quantum mechanics, offer unprecedented capabilities to tackle complex problems that surpass the capacities of traditional computing systems. ...

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