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Innovare Advancement Center Launches with ‘$1,000,000 International Quantum U Tech Accelerator’ Led by Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, Griffiss Institute, Oneida County & State University of New York
$1M International Quantum U Tech Accelerator has Cross-Department Support from Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Office of Naval Research
Event Marks the Kickoff of Innovare Advancement Center, an Open Innovation Campus Converging Talent, Cutting-Edge Facilities, and Focused Technology Challenges in AI/ML, Cyber, Quantum, and More
Rome, NY – Innovare Advancement Center, created in partnership by the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), Griffiss Institute (GI), Oneida County (OC), and State University of New York (SUNY), announced it will host a “$1,000,000 International Quantum U Tech Accelerator.” The global engagement will take place September 1-3, 2020, with in-person and virtual events, including a $1,000,000 quantum-focused pitch competition for university researchers; fast-pitch sessions for members of industry, government, and academia; and keynotes and remarks by world leaders in quantum information science (QIS).
“AFRL is committed to transformational areas of S&T like quantum, and we are excited to bring together the world’s leading researchers and trailblazers across government, industry, and academia,” said Brig. Gen. Heather L. Pringle, Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Dayton, Ohio. “This million-dollar international quantum accelerator and the Innovare open campus provide new opportunities to accelerate quantum basic research and facilitate innovation.”
“The Griffiss Institute is proud to play a significant role in fostering collaborations amongst the Air Force Research Laboratory, industry, and academia to expand technological capabilities,” said William Wolf, Griffiss Institute President. “This $1M International Quantum U Tech Accelerator is an exciting way to share with the world the new Innovare Advancement Center, which will continue to push talent and technologies ‘into the new’ for years to come.”