The move would make Fujitsu the first Japanese company to commercialize a quantum computer.
Fujitsu and Riken established the Riken RQC-Fujitsu Center last year to integrate Riken’s quantum computer technology with Fujitsu’s computing technology with a focus on commercial customer applications.
The companies intend to first build a 64-qubit quantum computer for research organizations by 2024. They then plan to work on the 1,000-qubit machine, which they plan to deliver by 2026.
Fujitsu earlier this year announced it had developed a 36-qubit quantum computer and a joint quantum computing application project with Fujifilm.
The Japanese government launched a
in April that included having 10 million quantum computing users by 2030 and a homegrown quantum computer in operation by early 2023.
Toshiba is a member of Japan’s
The collaboration with Riken was first reported by Nikkei Asia.
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