SIBB is new associated PlanQK partner

The Association of the Software, Information and Communications Industry in Berlin and Brandenburg e.V. (SIBB) is a new associated partner of the PlanQK project. As the association of the digital economy in Berlin and Brandenburg, the SIBB represents more than …

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Bayern Innovativ is new associated partner of PlanQK

Bayern Innovativ GmbH is a new associated partner of PlanQK since July 2021. As a thinknet, the company pushes the topic of quantum computing with the aim of initiating application-oriented research and industrial applications and thus making it accessible to


PlanQK vs. development environments for quantum software

There are a number of development environments (or SDKs – Software Development Kits [1]) for quantum software (see [2], [3]): IBM offers QisKit, Rigetti provides Forest, DWave provides Ocean, etc. The development environments of these manufacturers of quantum computers generally …

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PlanQK members among the Quantum Future Award 2021 winners

For the second time, members of PlanQK consortium partners were among the winners of the Quantum Future Award: Johannes Jakob Meyer was awarded first place for his master’s thesis. The thesis, entitled „Applications of Parametrized Quantum Circuits on Near-Term Quantum

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Virtual consortium meeting in August 2020

Also in this quarter the 15 PlanQK consortium partners used virtual conference rooms to hold the regular consortium meeting. After the positive experience in May, the number of breakout sessions was increased again to allow for detailed discussions.

PlanQK Konsortialtreffen August 2020

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First PlanQK Hackathon

In August 2021, the first PlanQK Hackathon took place. On the premises of the consortium partner Frankfurt Consulting Engineers (FCE) and in compliance with pandemic regulations, team members of different consortium partners were able to solve challenging quantum computing tasks

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PlanQK member achieves Quantum Future Award

During the Berlin Science Week at the beginning of November, Paul Fährmann, a member of the PlanQK consortium partner Working Group Eisert from the Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems at Free University of Berlin, was awarded the Quantum Future

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PlanQK Consortium Meeting in September 2021

For the first time since the beginning of the project, a hybrid consortium meeting of the PlanQK consortium could take place in September. Taking into account appropriate hygiene regulations, the meeting covered a general meeting of all working complexes as