Last September, the EU’s EuroHPC Joint Undertaking was budgeted through 2027, announcing a slew of major goals for that timeframe. Among them: quantum computing. Now, that goal is being reified through EuroHPC’s first call for quantum computers, which was accompanied by another call for upgrades to existing EuroHPC systems.
EuroHPC’s quantum entanglement
“Europe aims to have its first quantum-accelerated computer at the end of the decade,” said Leonardo Flores Añover, senior HPC expert for the European Commission, at the HPC User Forum last September. “The intention is to create a European hybrid classical and quantum infrastructure. … At the later