Private sector quantum information science

Devices for cryptography

Companies selling quantum cryptography hardware

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

MagiQ Technologies

Somerville, Massachusetts

1999

ID Quantique

Geneva, Switzerland

2001

qutools

Munich, Germany

2005

QuintessenceLabs

Acton, Australia

2006

QuantumCTek

Hefei, Anhui Province, China

2009

Qasky

Wuhu, Anhui Province, China

2009

SeQureNet

Paris, France

2010

Qubitekk

San Diego, California

2012

Devices for physical experiments

Companies selling single photon counters

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

Excelitas Technologies

Waltham, Massachusetts

1931

Hamamatsu Photonics

Hamamatsu City, Japan

1953

Laser Components

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

1993

PicoQuant

Berlin, Germany

1996

Micro Photon Devices

Bolzano, Italy

2004

Scontel

Moscow, Russia

2005

Single Quantum

Delft, Netherlands

2012

Companies selling devices for other experiments

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

Universal Quantum Devices

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

2010

Cambridge Instruments

Pine Brook, New Jersey

2012

Annealing processors

Companies selling quantum annealing processors

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

D-Wave Systems

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

1999

Annealing algorithms

Companies developing quantum annealing algorithms

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

1QBit

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2012

DNA-SEQ

La Jolla, California

2013

QxBranch

Washington, D.C.

2014

Software

Companies distributing quantum computing software

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

Artiste

Bedford, Massachusetts

1997

Rigetti

Berkeley, California

2015

Cloud Computing Platforms

Companies developing platforms for cloud-based quantum computing

Company

Headquartered

Year founded

QCWare

Mountain View, CA

2014

Research and development

Companies researching quantum information

Company

Location of research

BBN Technologies

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Microsoft Research

Redmond, Washington

IBM Research

Yorktown Heights, New York

HP Labs

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Bell Labs

Murray Hill, New Jersey

Applied Communication Sciences

Red Bank, New Jersey

HRL Laboratories

Malibu, California

NEC Smart Energy Research Laboratories

Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

NTT Basic Research Laboratories

Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

Mitsubishi

Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan

Toshiba

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Austrian Institute of Technology

Vienna, Austria

Public-private parnterships

Public-private research ventures

Parties

Location of research

Google, NASA, USRA

Mountain View, California

Google and UCSB

Santa Barbara, California

Lockheed Martin and UMD

College Park, Maryland

Lockheed Martin and USC

Los Angeles, California

Microsoft and UCSB

Santa Barbara, California

Intel and TU Delft

Delft, Netherlands

Oxford and partners

Oxford, United Kingdom

Investment funds

Investment ventures dedicated to quantum information

Fund

Year initiated

Amount

Quantum Wave Fund

2011

40 million USD [1]

Quantum Valley Investments

2013

100 million CAD

References

1. http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2013/06/18/qwave-makes-first-startup-investments-talks-quantum-strategy/

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