- Quantum Technology
SoftBank Corp. and The University of Tokyo Launch Joint Research Collaboration towards the Societal Implementation of Quantum Computing via the Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium
SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank") and The University of Tokyo announced they launched a joint research collaboration in September 2023 with a view to the business utilization of quantum computers. In relation, SoftBank joined the Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium ("QII Consortium"), operated by The University of Tokyo.
SoftBank and The University of Tokyo aim to strengthen industry-academia collaboration, accelerate research and development for the business utilization of quantum computing technology and verify use cases using the quantum computer IBM Quantum System One, which is equipped with a 127-qubit processor and will be installed at the Kawasaki Business Incubation Center ("KBIC").