As part of its ongoing development since its foundation in 2021, CQS has partnered with organizations like Qlimate, which directly supports the goals of the European Green Deal while providing research into the ethical, legal, and societal implications of decarbonization use cases. It also collaborates with Quantum Application Lab (QAL) to support the ethical, legal, and societal embedding of early quantum computing use cases. QAL is a field lab that offers a unique collaboration with world-leading knowledge, know-how, and facilities to explore the potential power of quantum computing and develop applications.
“We need to start understanding the ethical, legal and societal implications of quantum technologies as this is crucial to propel applications of quantum technologies with a positive impact. We are proud that a growing number of organizations are partnering with our centre to explore the positive societal impact of quantum technologies in an early stage of the innovation process.”
- Deborah Nas, CQS initiative lead
Three per cent of the Quantum Delta NL budget was allocated to this part of the national programme, which is a globally unprecedented amount to support the positive societal impact of quantum technologies. During the event, some of CQS’s first activities were highlighted, such as the creation of a series of white papers on ‘Learnings from AI’. The first of three papers, which focuses on stakeholder engagement, is now available [HERE].