Quantum Software Research Hub at Osaka University

● QIQB awarded Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)’s “COI-NEXT” program

  • 2020-29, approx. 4 million USD/year
  • Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology (QIQB), Osaka Univ.
  • Consortium of Osaka Univ. and 16 industrial partners:

QunaSys, Toyota Tsusho, e-trees.Japan, AGC, AWS, Bridgestone, DIC, Fujitsu Laboratories, HITACHI, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration, NF Holdings, Sony, TOSOH, etc.

●Core Researchers:

  • Masahiro Kitagawa (PL)
  • Keisuke Fujii
  • Wataru Mizukami
  • Makoto Negoro
  • Kosuke Mitarai

●Core Competence:

  • Quantum Circuit Learning
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Qulacs Simulator
  • Quantum Middleware

●Aiming to solve SDGs with quantum software

  • Goal 2: Zero Hunger. The food and agriculture sector offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication.
  • Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.
  • Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.
  • Goal 13: Climate Action. Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.


【Quantum Software Innovation Hub homepage】

【contact address】

JST page of COI-NEXT (in Japanese)         

Japan’s Quantum Technology Inovation Strategies (in Japanese)          

Requirements for Quantum Software Innovation Hub by JST (in Japanese)