Quantum Industry Canada

Quantum Industry Canada (QIC) is Canada’s national consortium of quantum technology companies and allied organizations.

Pushing the next frontier of Canada's Quantum Leap

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Canada has BEEN AN Early Quantum Pioneer

Early and strategic investments by both private and public sectors have cultivated a globally recognized, vibrant, and innovative quantum ecosystem in Canada with many strengths spanning across all quantum technology verticals.

Quantum is a rapidly emerging indusTry

The quantum sector has been transitioning from an academic to a commercial setting at a rapidly increasing pace, with Canadian companies setting a number of important global milestones and commercialization designated as a core pillar of Canada’s National Quantum Strategy.

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Quantum Presents a Significant Economic Opportunity

Canada is home the the second highest number of quantum SMEs globally. The Canadian quantum industry is estimated to be > $139 billion industry and account for > 200,000 jobs by 2045, potentially contributing to 3% of GDP.

Our MISSION

QIC’s mission is to translate the country’s quantum capabilities and strengths into business success and economic prosperity.

WHO WE ARE

At the forefront of the quantum leap, QIC connects nearly 50 of the leading quantum entities and supportive organizations across the country.

Get to know our community and see how together, we’re leading the quantum charge.

Meet our community

Our GOALS

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Communicate

Communicate Canada’s commercial-readiness in quantum technologies for a global audience of strategic partners, investors and customers

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Educate

Educate researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, customers, and partners from around the world about the growth opportunity for quantum technologies in Canada to attract financing for new start-ups, and talent to the quantum ecosystem.

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Build

Build early commercial pathways globally for Canada’s quantum technologies companies from R&D to deployment and expand the quantum ecosystem through networks of strategic partners, investors and governments.

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Support

Support quantum start-ups and mature players in achieving international commercial success through access to expertise in defensive and tactical IP strategies, commercialization, core business aspects, and collaborative marketing opportunities.

PRESS & NEWS

QUANTUM INDUSTRY CANADA COMMUNITY CONTINUES TO EXPAND WITH NEW ADDITIONS FROM CANADA’S “QUANTUM COAST”

Newest organizations to join the QIC consortium include Vancouver-based AbaQus Computing and the Blusson Quantum Matter Institute April 3, 2024 — Quantum Industry Canada (QIC), the national consortium dedicated to advancing the country’s quantum technology sector, is delighted to welcome BC-based firm AbaQus Computing and the University of British Columbia’s Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (Blusson

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QUANTUM INDUSTRY CANADA WELCOMES NORD QUANTIQUE, OZ OPTICS, AND QUANTUM VALLEY IDEAS LAB TO ITS GROWING CONSORTIUM

NEW ADDITIONS SIGNAL THE MOMENTUM AND GLOBAL EXCELLENCE OF CANADA’S QUANTUM SECTOR Quantum Industry Canada (QIC), the national consortium dedicated to advancing the country’s quantum technology sector, proudly announces the addition of Nord Quantique, OZ Optics, and Quantum Valley Ideas Lab  (QVIL) to its membership. This expansion highlights QIC’s crucial role in fostering a supportive

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QUANTUM INDUSTRY CANADA INTRODUCES ALL-NEW AFFILIATE PROGRAM TO BOLSTER THE COUNTRY’S QUANTUM ECOSYSTEM

INAUGURAL AFFILIATES INCLUDE CANARIE, ACET, AND QUANTACET,  ENHANCING COLLABORATIVE GROWTH Quantum Industry Canada (QIC), the national consortium dedicated to advancing the country’s quantum technology sector, is excited to announce the launch of its affiliate program, welcoming CANARIE, ACET, and Quantacet as its inaugural affiliates. This initiative seeks to foster greater coordination and collaboration across Canada’s

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quantum industry canada welcomes 5 new members in january 2024

New additions include innovative Canadian start-ups based in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and a French neutral-atom based quantum computing leader Quantum Industry Canada (QIC), the national consortium dedicated to advancing Canada’s quantum technology sector, proudly announces the addition of five new members. This diverse group of new members, from burgeoning start-ups to a prominent international player,

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