Oxford Ionics

Ion traps based quantum computing

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  • Quantum Outlook 2020 – video briefing
    What’s happening with quantum technology in 2020? Watch this video briefing on key developments across quantum hardware, quantum algorithms, quantum software, quantum safe cryptography, quantum imaging, sensing & timing. Updates on key companies and key national and regional programmes.  Read the full Quantum Outlook 2020 collection 2020 will ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowJanuary 21, 2020
  • Quantum Outlook 2020
    2020 will be a watershed year for the Quantum Revolution. There will be surprising early applications, though previously over-hyped timelines may leave some disappointed. Geopolitical considerations will be hard to ignore as major national programmes set out their stalls. The chill winds of a quantum winter may threaten some, but ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowDecember 16, 2019
  • Quantum Hardware Outlook 2020
    2019 saw Google finally demonstrate quantum supremacy. Competitors such as IBM reminded us that this was just an opening skirmish in what will be a long campaign. In 2020 we will see paths divide as competing companies and technologies face-up to the quantum chasm blocking the way to large scale ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowDecember 16, 2019
Latest News
  • Senior Kaitlin Gili starts international mentoring group for women
    She wants to pursue a career in quantum computers. In fact, she hopes to run her own quantum-computer company someday. The University of Oxford  ... read more
    Source: Alert – Quantum ComputersApril 3, 2020
  • Oxford Deep-Tech Businesses In Global Competition
    A spinout from the University of Oxford which has built the UK’s most advanced quantum computer and a company which is deploying bio-photonics and AI have been named two of ten global finalists in a major Microsoft competition, named the M12 Female Founders Competition. Read article The post Oxford Deep-Tech ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsApril 2, 2020
  • Good News: Women Helping Women in STEM
    In fact, she hopes to run her own quantum-computer company someday. Caltech and Oxford have both admitted her into their graduate computing  ... read more
    Source: Alert – Quantum ComputersMarch 23, 2020
  • OQC CEO named finalist of M12 Female Founders Competition
    In partnership with Mayfield and Melinda Gates’s Pivotal Ventures, Microsoft’s venture fund (M12) is investing $6 million in four female-founded companies. We’re proud to announce that Ilana Wisby’s OQC is one of only 10 deeptech companies worldwide to be selected. Read article The post OQC CEO named finalist of ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsMarch 18, 2020
  • 12 women pioneering the world of quantum computing
    “For such a new discipline (as disruptive technologies go), quantum computing is well represented by women who are changing the landscape.” We’re delighted to see our CEO, Dr Ilana Wisby, make it to this list of groundbreaking women who are shaping the quantum computing industry through innovation, ethics, sheer ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsFebruary 26, 2020
  • TQD Exclusive: Interview with Oxford Quantum Circuits CEO, Dr Ilana Wisby
    “OQC’s approach to the (quantum computing) challenges is simple: educate their stakeholders, build the quantum core itself and partner with the best to demonstrate the wide range of real-life applications it can support – from drug molecule modelling to stock trading optimisations” – an interview with Matt Swayne. Read ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsJanuary 20, 2020
  • OQC: Scaling up a quantum computing company
    Dr Ilana Wisby, CEO of OQC, discusses the challenges facing start-up as they grow their business and team, how she’s building a diverse team at OQC and transitioning from an academic-heavy team to a commercially-driven mindset. Read article The post OQC: Scaling up a quantum computing company appeared first ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsJanuary 17, 2020
  • OQC and Riverlane announce their cooperation
    Riverlane’s quantum operating system is being developed using expertise from the physics, chemistry, computer science and mathematics sectors. Using a quantum computer based at Oxford Quantum Circuits, Riverlane is also identifying new materials and industrial processes. Read article The post OQC and Riverlane announce their cooperation appeared first on ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsJanuary 14, 2020
  • CQC And OQC Awarded Innovate UK Award
    Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) and Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) are delighted to confirm that they have been granted an Innovate UK award as part of the UK Quantum Computing Initiative. View the press release The post CQC And OQC Awarded Innovate UK Award appeared first on OxfordQuantumCircuits. ... read more
    Source: Oxford Quantum Circuits – newsJanuary 14, 2020
  • Michele Mosca
    Michele Mosca serves as a special advisor on cybersecurity to the Global Risk Institute. He obtained his doctorate in mathematics at Oxford on the  ... read more
    Source: Alert – Quantum ComputersNovember 19, 2019
Project Description

Ion traps technology for high fidelity qubits.

Founded by Chris Ballance (Univ. of Oxford) and Tom Harty (Univ. of Oxford)

Project Details
  • Startup: Oxford Ionics
  • Founded: 2019
  • Capabilities: Trapped ions