Collaborative Strength: Driving Quantum Innovation Together

At Quantum Industry Canada (QIC), we are more than a consortium; we are a vibrant community of trailblazers at the forefront of quantum technology. Our mission is to harness Canada’s quantum capabilities and strengths, transforming them into business success and economic prosperity. Working together with nearly 60 quantum companies and allied organizations, our collective effort is propelling Canada to global quantum leadership.

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Our Members

QIC’s members are the architects of the current quantum revolution, turning the potential of quantum science into real-world applications and solutions. Our membership includes industry leaders and dynamic startups dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible across a broad spectrum of quantum technologies, including:

  • Quantum Computing – Hardware and Software: At the cutting edge of computational power, our members are leveraging quantum mechanics to solve complex problems beyond the reach of traditional computing.
  • Quantum Communications: Revolutionizing how we transmit data, our members are working on secure, quantum-mechanics-based communication systems that promise a future of ultra-private, unhackable networks.
  • Quantum Sensing & Imaging: With unprecedented precision, our members are developing technologies to detect the minutest changes in various fields, from healthcare diagnostics to advanced navigation systems.
  • Quantum-Safe Cryptography: Anticipating the future of digital security, our members are creating encryption methods that even tomorrow’s quantum computers cannot crack, ensuring data security for generations to come.
  • Applications & Enabling Technologies: Bridging the gap between quantum science and practical solutions, our members are at the forefront of bringing quantum innovation into everyday applications.

Our Affiliates

Our affiliate program is designed to weave a stronger, more interconnected quantum ecosystem across Canada to bolster technology commercialization and accelerate the growth of this critical technology sector. It is open to a diverse array of organizations, from quantum technology adopters to incubators, investors, and academic institutions, and more. These affiliates provide the critical infrastructure, knowledge, networks, and capital that fuel our members’ groundbreaking work. By joining forces, we amplify our impact, driving forward the quantum revolution in Canada and beyond.

Join Our Community

QIC is where quantum innovation meets collaboration. Together, our members and affiliates are instrumental in propelling Canada to the forefront of the quantum era. 

Interested in being a part of this transformative journey? Connect with us via the form below.

Meet our Community

01 Communique

Established in 1992, 01 Communique is always at the forefront of technology. Its latest innovation is on cybersecurity with the development focus on Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC). 01’s patent-protected and NIST-approved PQC algorithms are designed to operate on classical computer systems as we know them today while at the same time secure enough to safeguard against potential cyberattacks from quantum computers.

The Company provides IronCAP™ cryptographic engine to businesses of all sizes, allowing them to easily transform their systems to withstand threats from Quantum Computers. The Company also provides vertical solutions that utilize its own IronCAP cryptographic engine to ensure quantum safety. IronCAP X™ is the world’s first quantum-safe end-to-end email encryption solution. It is designed for ultimate email privacy as well as ensuring senders’ authenticity to eliminate phishing.

01 Communique offers its customers a suite of “Zero-Trust” secure remote access services and products. Our innovations are protected by a number of Patents in various countries. As the world’s work style becomes more remote, 01 continues to provide cost effective and reliable solutions that give businesses and consumers anytime, anywhere remote access to information stored on their desktop computers.


AbaQus Computing is focused on advancing quantum computing for financial services, enabling financial organizations to explore and deploy quantum solutions for risk management, optimization, and pricing. They provide a comprehensive package including skills transfer, hardware access, and quantum algorithm development, aiming to accelerate quantum readiness within the financial sector. AbaQus utilizes cutting-edge quantum machines and collaborates closely with clients to integrate quantum technologies into their operations effectively.


Accélérateur de Création d’Entreprises Technologiques (ACET)’s mission is to identify innovative and ambitious technology startups, to support entrepreneurs and to propel innovative companies that have a positive impact on society. Supported by a highly committed business community, ACET offers personalized coaching, from the earliest stages all the way to internationalization, access to various sources of funding including its own investment funds, services from its own market intelligence firm and the full power of its network so that entrepreneurs can transform their passion, vision, and innovations into a successful business.

Adaptive Finance Technologies


Adaptive Finance Technologies is a Toronto-based fintech pioneer, specializing in quantum-enabled, AI-driven investment management solutions. By leveraging some of the most recent advances in classical and quantum machine learning, we are able to solve some of the problems still persisting in financial markets, in order to gain deeper insights, discover hidden patterns and market anomalies and inefficiencies and to deliver superior results. We develop hybrid models and investment strategies for global markets in equities, derivatives, as well as other traditional and emerging asset classes.



Agnostiq develops software tools that make quantum and high performance computing resources more accessible to enterprises and developers. Along with algorithmic research, Agnostiq is developing Covalent, an open source workflow orchestration platform designed to help users manage and execute tasks on heterogeneous compute resources.


Anyon Systems is a quantum computing company that develops the full hardware stack involved in superconducting quantum computing as well as the software and firmware to operate the quantum computer. With scalability at top of mind every step of the way, every major component of the system is designed and built in-house, including quantum processors, cryogenics and control electronics. Founded in 2014, Anyon Systems was the first Canadian company to develop and commercialize universal superconducting quantum computers. Anyon’s headquarters are located in Montreal, QC and the company also operates an office in Waterloo, ON.


Pool Global Partners


Pool is an early stage deep tech venture investor and an active supporter of companies in quantum and their efforts to commercial this critically important technology. We help with commercialization, financing and scale of Canadian enterprises who are providing critically important elements and solutions in this area and ensure Canada’s leadership and talent base in quantum will be used to build commercial success here in Canada.

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If your organization is interested in joining QIC, please get to in touch using the form below.

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