IQM and Keysight agree quantum computing solution collaboration

IQM Quantum Computers (IQM), the European superconducting quantum computers manufacturer, and Keysight Technologies, a provider of advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to research the development of a quantum computing solution to enable on-premises high-performance computing (HPC).

What does IQM and Keysight bring to the partnership?

Both companies will leverage their respective expertise in quantum computation and control systems to study the development of scalable on-premises quantum computers that may enable scientists and researchers to harness the power of quantum for HPC applications.

Keysight brings its infrastructure expertise to the collaboration with the world’s first fully digital quantum control system (QCS), electronic design automation (EDA) workflow software, as well as world-class quantum compilation, mitigation, and error diagnostic tools.

What does the partnership mean for IQM and Keysight?

Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Peter Eder, Head of Partnerships at IQM Quantum Computers, said, “Our goal is to provide our customers and potential users globally with access to various solutions, and this unique partnership with Keysight will enable us to create an industry-leading solution for HPC-compatible on-premises quantum computing systems.”

Dr. Peter Eder, Head of Partnerships at IQM Quantum Computers

“With our strong position as the European leader in superconducting quantum computing, we will build on our expertise to advance industry solutions and grow the ecosystem,” he said.

“We are delighted to partner with IQM to deliver an on-prem quantum computing solution to enable scientific workflows in high-performance computing,” said Dr. Eric Holland, Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives for Keysight’s Quantum Engineering Solutions (QES) group.

“With Keysight’s vast global reach, history of high-performance products, and strong quantum team coupled with IQM’s reputation and pedigree make for a compelling joint on-prem quantum solution to enable scientific computation,” Eric Holland further commented.