Press releases and news highlights

2019

11/26/2019 - Researchers reach milestone in quantum standardization

11/01/2019 - Why Google’s quantum computing milestone is a giant leap, in theory

10/29/2019 - Quantum supremacy: Giant leap, or one small step?

10/24/2019 - Google to continue collaboration with Kitchener-Waterloo's Quantum Benchmark

07/19/2019 - This is an image of quantum entanglement... sort of

06/11/2019 - Quantum Benchmark is at the leading edge of the quantum revolution

05/06/2019 - The quantum threat to cybersecurity: Danger meets opportunity 

04/26/2019 - IBM collaborating with University of Waterloo for quantum computing research

04/18/2019 - Four Waterloo projects receiving $41 million for quantum, AI, machine learning

04/18/2019 - Could quantum radars expose stealth planes?

04/15/2019 - The Quantum Threat to Cyber Security: Danger and Opportunity

04/08/2019 - We aren't prepared for the next wave of cybersecurity risks

03/18/2019 - Quantum researchers show vast new potential for radar technology

03/10/2019 - Novel quantum sensor may boost cancer treatment

03/08/2019 - Inside the High Stakes Race to Make Quantum Computers Work

03/05/2019 - The Universe's Ultimate Complexity Revealed by Simple Quantum Games

03/04/2019 - New quantum sensor could improve cancer treatment

03/01/2019 - Software for the quantum age

02/22/2019 - Quantum, accelerators, venture capital: Surveying Canada's tech landscape at DRIVE

02/18/2019 - London summit: invest in science to "bend the universe"

02/07/2019 - Is Mike Lazaridis Building the Next Silicon Valley in Canada?

01/23/2019 - Startup makes quantum leap to Waterloo Region

01/14/2019 - Breaking the unbreakable: preparing for the endless possibilities of quantum computing

01/11/2019 - Waterloo very much in the game in quantum computing

01/08/2019 - If you've been dying to run some math on a dinky toy quantum computer, IBM may have something for you

01/03/2019 - The US and China are in a quantum arms race that will transform warfare

2017-2018

12/16/2018 - Cyber Saturday—IBM Quantum Computers, Facebook Photo Bugs, Multimillion-Dollar Cyberattack Disputes

12/14/2018 - Canada's smaller cities show big ambitions

12/07/2018 - Why law firms need to worry about quantum computing

11/20/2018 - Quantum startup backed by Mike Lazaridis raises US$10 million

11/05/2-18 - Want To Build The Next Silicon Valley? Canada Can Help

10/18/2018 - Paper Offers 'Proof' of Quantum Advantage on Some Problems

10/18/2018 - There's now proof that quantum computers can outperform classical machines

10/18/2018 - First proof of quantum computer advantage

10/17/2018 - Why Canada Will Win the Quantum Race

09/27/2018 - $150K scholarship completely 'world-altering'

08/16/2018 - Ontario Science Centre breaks down barriers to understanding science with QUANTUM: The Exhibition and New Eyes on the Universe

04/12/2018 - A 'Quantum Radar' System Will Watch for Stealth Aircraft and Missiles in the Arctic

04/12/2018 - Government of Canada announces contract award to University of Waterloo for research and development in support of Arctic surveillance

03/01/2018 - Huge Advancement in MRI Tech Captures Teeny Molecules With Incredible Resolution

02/21/2018 - Researchers bring high res magnetic resonance imaging to nanometer scale

02/01/2018 - New technique can capture images of ultra-fast energy-time entangled photons

01/17/2018 - New Research Could Help Bring Secure Quantum Communication to Everyone

01/02/2018 - Pioneer of quantum information research appointed to Order of Canada

12/21/2017 - QUANTUM: The Exhibition takes centre stage at newly reopened Canada Science and Technology Museum 

12/19/2017 - Government of Canada invests in national security technology

12/11/2017 - Experiment named a Top Ten Breakthrough of 2017

10/17/2017 - IQC faculty member named Fellow of the American Physical Society

10/12/2017 - Putting new tools in the hands of leading scientists 

07/06/2017 - Photon triplets pave-way for multi-photon entanglement

07/04/2017 - Canada's self-proclaimed "quantum geek", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, joins IQC anniversary celebration

06/06/2017 - Study proves viability of quantum satellite communications

05/31/2017 - IQC graduate student wins Vanier Scholarship

04/28/2017 - Canada's support will help Waterloo launch quantum research into space

04/20/2017 - IQC founder recognized for ground-breaking contributions to quantum research

03/23/2017 - IQC statement on renewed support in Budget 2017

03/06/2017 - Novel waveguide designs for quantum information processing with photons 

01/19/2017 - Government of Canada celebrates science as part of Canada150

2015-2016

09/11/2016 - Minister Bains visits India's "Silicon Valley"

01/11/2016 - Media Release: Economic Development Corporation introduces new brand identity: "Waterloo EDC - inventing the future."

25/10/2016 - Christie projectors light up QUANTUM: The Exhibition at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener

18/10/2016 - New 3-D wiring technique brings scalable quantum computers closer to reality

13/10/2016 - UWaterloo exhibition sparks curiosity in quantum science

12/10/2016 - Waterloo-led experiment achieves the strongest coupling between light and matter

03/10/2016 - Canada Concludes Successful Sixth Americas Competitiveness Exchange

26/09/2016 - Live webcast: What to expect from the coming quantum era

19/09/2016 - ISARA Corporation Readies Security Measures for the Quantum Age

19/09/2016 - Nano-scale Canadian flag sets word record in lead-up to nation's 150th birthday

06/09/2016 - Quantum Computing: A New Threat to Cybersecurity

20/05/2016 - Computing a secret, unbreakable key

17/05/2016 - Quantum technologies a priority for Canada

22/04/2016 - Waterloo physicist honoured for early-career achievement

15/03/2016 - Nationwide partnership ignites the innovator in all of us for Canada's 150th year

05/10/2016 - New Quantum Cats game launches to build better understanding of quantum concepts

08/09/2015 - Four Waterloo professors named Royal Society of Canada fellows

12/05/2015 - Researchers theoretically demonstrate the detection of a single nuclear spin at room temperature

27/04/2015 - Donation funds expansion of research between leading innovation universities 

25/04/2015 - K-W Symphony and Institute for Quantum Computing take show to Ottawa

23/04/2015 - Quantum correlation can imply causation

11/03/2015 - The KWS will perform Quantum program in Ottawa

16/02/2015 - Waterloo grad shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

14/02/2015 - Quantum research past, present and future for discussion at AAAS

2013-2014

17/11/2014 - Going beyond the limits of quantum

06/09/2014 - Cybersecurity experts gather in Ottawa to discuss quantum-safe standards

14/07/2014 - Ontario budget supports quantum research at Waterloo

26/06/2014 - NSERC boosts funding for Waterloo researchers on the verge of a breakthrough

11/06/2014 - Researchers find weird magic ingredient for quantum computing

01/05/2014 - Ontario budget supports quantum research at Waterloo

23/03/2014 - Experiment opens the door to multi-party quantum communication

12/03/2014 - Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

14/02/2014 - Institute for Quantum Computing continues rapid growth

11/02/2014 - Federal budget supports quantum research at Waterloo

12/12/2013 - New $5 million lab to grow building blocks of quantum devices

14/11/2013 - Quantum physics leads Canada Research Chair announcements at Waterloo

02/08/2013 - Waterloo hosts international conference on future of quantum cryptography

27/02/2013 - University of Waterloo professor receives E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship

15/02/2013 - University of Waterloo researchers propose breakthrough architecture for quantum computers

14/02/2013 - Researchers from IQC at the University of Waterloo present quantum device research