OQC in the news

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September 13, 2021

Peter George appointed Chairperson of OQC’s Board of Directors

Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) announces that Peter George has been appointed Chairperson with immediate effect, taking over from    Dr. Andrew Mackintosh. Peter George, currently an advisor to OQC's major…
Quantum Computing
July 30, 2021

Building a sustainable quantum future

A new documentary – Quantum Technology | Our Sustainable Future from The Quantum Daily, developed in partnership with Oxford Instruments Nanoscience – was released today with a call from industry experts to leverage the power…
Quantum Computing
July 13, 2021

Tech for good: a focus on quantum computing

"The world is at the dawn of a new technology which could solve some of humanity's most challenging problems. Ilana Wisby is one of those at the helm of the…
Quantum Computing
July 6, 2021

OQC delivers Europe’s first Quantum Computing as-a-Service

Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC), which unveiled the UK's most advanced superconducting quantum computer in 2018, is now launching Europe's first Quantum Computing-as-a-Service (QCaaS) platform. OQC’s QCaaS will give customers a…
Quantum Computing
June 2, 2021

For Quantum For All, We Need Input From All

“As an industry we must do more to open up opportunities irrespective of one’s background or socioeconomic status, so that the quantum ecosystem and impact is accessible to all.” Read…
Quantum Computing
March 11, 2021

11 European quantum companies to watch

Europe has an active quantum computing ecosystem that is starting to pull in bigger funding rounds from investors. One — or several — of these companies could be the source…
Quantum Computing
March 11, 2021

Why investors love quantum as a service

B2B SaaS startups have been a money-making bonanza for many VCs over the years. Now many of them are eyeing up quantum computing-as-a-service to get into this still-developing deep tech…
Quantum Computing
March 11, 2021

Now is the right time to invest in quantum computing

John Martinis, the lead scientist who built Google’s first computer to achieve quantum supremacy, recently left the tech giant to join Silicon Quantum Computing, a 2017-founded startup based in Sydney. Meanwhile Terra Quantum,…
Quantum Computing
March 11, 2021

Will Quantum Computers Truly Serve Humanity?

Opinion, Scientific American, by Ilyas Khan (Cambridge Quantum Computing)   We are now on the threshold of a new computer technology era more powerful than anything that preceded it: the…
Quantum Computing
March 11, 2021

Quantum Scientists Call for Ethical Guidelines

A group of quantum computing experts, including scientists and company executives, want to raise ethical concerns about the technology’s potential to create new materials for war and accelerate human DNA…
Quantum Computing
February 17, 2021

Building a quantum-powered future

Quantum physicist and chief executive of Oxford Quantum Circuits Ilana Wisby talks to Tushna Commissariat about deep tech, entrepreneurship and quantum technologies of the future. With an undergraduate degree in…
Quantum Computing
February 17, 2021

Unlocking innovation in quantum computing

“Put simply,” adds Wisby, “the Proteox platform allows us to efficiently and reliably generate the ultra-low temperatures needed to operate our quantum computer.” Oxford Instruments NanoScience reckons its Proteox dilution…
Quantum Computing
January 28, 2021

Quantum tech: a chat with OQC’s Quantum Engineers

Connor Shelly and Brian Vlastakis, OQC Senior Quantum Engineers, caught up with Harriet van der Vliet, Product Segment Manager for quantum technologies at Oxford Instrument, to discuss our recent collaboration…
Quantum Computing
January 7, 2021

OQC takes delivery of first Proteox worldwide

“Our collaboration with Oxford Instruments NanoScience and our work with Proteox is a significant milestone in our plans to build a quantum-powered future,” comments OQC CEO Ilana Wisby. Oxford Instruments…
Quantum Computing
January 7, 2021

OQC state-of-the-art quantum laboratory opens

OQC new commercial quantum laboratory opens. We're delighted to finally share some more details about our new state-of-the-art quantum laboratory. Whilst we will prioritise our own R&D and partners projects,…
Quantum Computing
January 7, 2021

Quantum & Ethics: a critical conversation

Quantum Ethics Documentary Reveals the Opportunities and Challenges of Quantum Technologies - by The Quantum Daily   Ethics, all too often, takes a reactive backseat in the face of waves…
Quantum Computing
September 14, 2020

Leaders solving the unsolvable: OQC

OQC features in OxLEP's ambitious investment plan backing world-leading sectors and creating jobs for local communities.
Quantum Computing
August 6, 2020

Meet the Founder: Ilana Wisby

Oxford Sciences Innovation sat down with Ilana Wisby to find out about superconducting circuits & Oxford’s role in creating a quantum computer.
Quantum Computing
July 2, 2020

Quantum Computing FAQs answered – WEF

All your Quantum Computing FAQs answered thanks to the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council report.
Quantum Computing
June 29, 2020

Quantum Tech Digital Week 2020: Ilana Wisby

In this video, part of a series produced for the Quantum Tech Week 2020, Dr Ilana Wisby (virtually) pitches investors about OQC and our latest progress to build the most…
Quantum Computing
June 18, 2020

Pioneering quantum computing for 3 years

June 2020 marks OQC's 3rd anniversary - a perfect time to celebrate the incredible ride it has been so far. In what seems to have been the shortest 36 months we…
Quantum Computing
June 18, 2020

22 Quantum Executives Shaping the Industry

Featuring OQC's Ilana Wisby and 21 key executives in the quantum computing space. They’re the people with their fingers on the button, the ones who make the final decision on…
Quantum Computing
May 14, 2020

UK companies to build new OS for quantum computers

OQC is a partner in a consortium led by Riverlane that has been awarded a £7.6M grant from the UK Government to deploy a highly innovative quantum operating system.
Quantum Computing
April 22, 2020

OQC-led consortium wins landmark grant

Innovate UK awards OQC-led consortium the largest ever grant aimed at the commercialisation of superconducting quantum technologies, and positions the UK as a global leader in the field. 
Quantum Computing
April 2, 2020

Oxford Deep-Tech Businesses In Global Competition

A spinout from the University of Oxford which has built the UK’s most advanced quantum computer and a company which is deploying bio-photonics and AI have been named two of…
Quantum Computing
March 18, 2020

OQC finalist of M12 Female Founders Competition

OQC CEO named finalist of M12 Female Founders Competition In partnership with Mayfield and Melinda Gates’s Pivotal Ventures, Microsoft’s venture fund (M12) is investing $6 million in four female-founded companies.…
Quantum Computing
February 26, 2020

12 women pioneering quantum computing

OQC CEO, Dr Ilana Wisby, makes it to this list of groundbreaking women who are shaping the quantum computing industry through innovation, ethics, sheer genius and determination. From The Quantum…
Quantum Computing
January 20, 2020

TQD Exclusive: Interview with Dr Ilana Wisby

"OQC's approach to the (quantum computing) challenges is simple: educate their stakeholders, build the quantum core itself and partner with the best to demonstrate the wide range of real-life applications…
Quantum Computing
January 14, 2020

OQC and Riverlane announce their cooperation

Riverlane’s quantum operating system is being developed using expertise from the physics, chemistry, computer science and mathematics sectors. Using a quantum computer based at Oxford Quantum Circuits, Riverlane is also…
Awards
January 14, 2020

CQC And OQC Awarded Innovate UK Award

Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) and Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) are delighted to confirm that they have been granted an Innovate UK award as part of the UK Quantum Computing Initiative.
Quantum Computing
November 13, 2019

OQC: Scaling up a quantum computing company

Dr Ilana Wisby, CEO of OQC, discusses the challenges facing start-up as they grow their business and team, how she's building a diverse team at OQC and transitioning from an…
Quantum Computing
January 13, 2019

Quantum Supremacy & AI, Stephen Fry

In this video, Stephen Fry guides us through the basics of quantum computing and its impact on AI. Our core technology, the Coaxmon, is also explained to demonstrate the benefits…
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May 30, 2018

As quantum technology matures what industries should care?

In May 2019, a briefing on Quantum Technologies was organised at the UK’s House of Commons. Speaking at the event, OQC’s Chairman Andrew Mackintosh, emphasised the necessity to make practical…