Awards & Funding

Collectively, members of the DQC have brought in over $170 million in funding and performed over $100 million in government contracts since 2007.

Major Awards

Two headshots and the IonQ logo

Duke Technology Powers First Pure-Play Quantum Computing Company to Wall Street

Born from a 15-year-long collaboration between Duke University faculty members in engineering and physics, IonQ will become the first publicly traded company focused solely on quantum computing. The company on March 8 announced it had entered into a merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. III (NYSE: DMYI.U), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company… Read More »Duke Technology Powers First Pure-Play Quantum Computing Company to Wall Street

0 comments
Close up photo of a surface ion trap

Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA)

Duke University is joining 14 U.S. institutions in a five-year, $115 million effort to forge the technological solutions needed to harness quantum information science for discoveries that benefit the world. Funded by the Department of Energy, the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA) will be led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and energize the nation’s… Read More »Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA)

0 comments

Software Tailored Architectures for Quantum CoDesign (STAQ)

Researchers from Duke University will lead a seven-university, $15 million collaboration with the audacious goal of building the world’s first practical quantum computer. Dubbed the Software-Tailored Architecture for Quantum co-design (STAQ) project, the effort seeks to demonstrate a quantum advantage over traditional computers within five years using ion trap technology. The project is the result… Read More »Software Tailored Architectures for Quantum CoDesign (STAQ)

0 comments
Photo of the EURIQA quantum computer

Extensible Universal Reconfigurable Ion trap Quantum Archtype (EURIQA)

A team of researchers led by Duke University and the University of Maryland have been tapped by the nation’s own “Q Branch” to take quantum computing efforts to the next level using one of the field’s leading technologies—ion traps. The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) invests in high-risk, high-payoff research programs to tackle some… Read More »Extensible Universal Reconfigurable Ion trap Quantum Archtype (EURIQA)

0 comments

Additional Awards

  • DOE Basic Energy Sciences Materials and Chemical Sciences Research For QIS
  • DOE High Energy Physics QIS Enabled Discovery (QuantISED)
  • DOD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative: Quantum Control from Spectator Qubits – Funded by ARO
  • DOD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative: Modular Quantum Circuits – Funded by AFOSR
  • DOD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative: Scalable Certification of Quantum Computing Devices and Networks – Funded by AFOSR
  • DOD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative: Dissipation Engineering in Open Quantum Systems – Funded by AFOSR
  • NSF Advanced Communication Quantum Information Research in Engineering (ACQUIRE)