Axios: Chicago is emerging as a quantum tech hub


The Chicago area is emerging as a national quantum technology leader, recently designated a quantum technology hub by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This recognition, bringing federal funding to local universities, coincides with the Chicago Quantum Summit in Hyde Park. The initiative, supported by Senator Tammy Duckworth, aims to foster research and innovation in quantum technology, potentially creating high-paying jobs and advancing fields like medicine and cybersecurity. The University of Illinois has launched the first public quantum network, and the federal government plans to further boost quantum innovation through the CHIPS and Science Act.

Click here to read the full story published by Axios Chicago. 

Back to News