The proposal of the Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation to reduce by 50% of state funding for the development of quantum computing in 2020 may adversely affect plans to create a quantum computer by 2024, as the current year is planned to purchase equipment necessary to 4.7 billion rubles, said at the disposal of RIA Novosti the opinion of Rosatom.
The opinion of Rosatom was sent to the relevant working group ANO "Digital economy" on 3 June. He refers to the proposal of the Ministry on updating passports of the Federal project "Digital technology": the Agency is particularly proposes to reduce by 50% the amount of state support direction of "Quantum computing" in 2020, with the transfer of the funds in 2022.
A quantum computer created in Russia with the participation of Rosatom, will help not only in the main activities of the nuclear state Corporation, but also to develop its new business direction - from creating new materials to address the challenging logistics of the Northern sea route, said the Director of the digitization of "Rosatom" Ekaterina Solntseva.
Last week began a series of discussions "quantum future", organized by "Rosatom", Russian quantum center and Fund "Recongress". In these events, world leaders quantum racing will discuss how quantum technology can change everyday life by simplifying logistics processes and the emergence of new durable and light materials before the revolution in healthcare and increase life expectancy.