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METI to Hold a Symposium on “Innovative Business Realized by Next-Generation Computing”

March 18, 2019

With the advent of big data, IoT, and AI technologies, next-generation computing is expected to be able to process a large and diverse amount of information instantly and generate new business. One leading example of this technology is the “quantum annealing machine.”

In this symposium, focusing on the quantum annealing machine, a type of quantum computer, innovative user companies, experts in this field, and leading companies abroad will explain case examples of business application and future opportunities.

1. Content of the symposium

(Case examples of use of quantum annealing machines)

2. Date, time and venue

Title of the symposium: METI Policy Symposium
Innovative Business Realized by Next-Generation Computing
- Future Opened by Quantum Computer/Annealing Machine -
Date and time: May 20 (Mon.), 2019; from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (reception starts 12:15 a.m.)
Venue: Hall B5, Tokyo International Forum (Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)
Admission: Free (prior registration required)
Capacity: 300

3. How to apply

Please apply at the following website.

4. Program (major speakers excerpted)

Session 1: Annealing Business Strategy of Innovative User Companies/Potential of Annealing Machine (1)

Session 2: Quantum Computer/Potential of Annealing Machine (2)

Session 3: Forefront of New Business Creation Using Annealing Machine

Division in Charge

Device Industry and Digital Consumer Electronics Strategy Office, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau

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