The aim of this competition is to advance the commercialisation of quantum technologies in the UK and increase private sector investment.
Your proposal must exploit second generation quantum techniques.
These are defined as those involving the generation and coherent control of quantum states, resulting in phenomena such as superposition or entanglement. Technologies involving single photon generation and quantum computing are regarded as being within scope.
You must address one of two options:
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must:
A business can only lead on one application per round. When a business leads on an application it can collaborate in a further two applications. If a business is not leading any application, it can collaborate in up to three applications.
Your proposal must address one of the following two options.
Identify a clear market opportunity for a quantum product or service and describe how your innovative project exploits it. Your project must:
Describe a technological barrier to the commercial or industrial exploitation of quantum technologies in the UK and deliver a solution. Your project must:
Your project must focus on one or more of the following themes:
Innovate UK encourages applications that: