August 17, 2022

Fraunhofer launches Quantum Computing research platform in Germany

Fraunhofer launches Quantum Computing research platform in Germany Fraunhofer logo

The first IBM Quantum System One installed in Europe is now available to companies and research organizations that wish to develop and test applied quantum algorithms and gather expertise.

In a joint project with IBM, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will operate the quantum computer, installed in a center near Stuttgart, in Ehningen in Baden-Württemberg, under German data protection law.

On an IBM Quantum System One installed in Germany companies and research organizations can develop and test applied quantum algorithms and gather expertise. (© IBM Research)
On an IBM Quantum System One installed in Germany companies and research organizations can develop and test applied quantum algorithms and gather expertise. (© IBM Research)

To access the computer, companies need a license agreement with Fraunhofer. The price structure is based on a monthly ticket. All processed data remain stored locally in Germany.

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