Quantum technologies

Contents

Terms of reference

Summary

1 Introduction

Background

Our inquiry

2 Quantum Technologies and their Applications

Quantum technologies

Quantum sensors and metrology

Quantum-enhanced imaging

Quantum communications

Quantum computing

Technological readiness

The National Quantum Technologies Programme

Continuing the National Programme

3 Continuing the National Programme—Governance

Representation

Structure

Strategy

4 Continuing the National Programme—Innovation Centres

Learning from the Catapult Centres

The national quantum computing centre

5 Continuing the National Programme—Funding

Demonstrator projects and Government procurement

The Small Business Research Initiative

6 Continuing the National Programme—Skills

Qualification levels

Technical education and continuing professional development

7 The societal implications of quantum technologies

Potential societal impacts

Responsible research and innovation

Foreign direct investment

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 6 December 2018