Ireland has set a “whole-of-government policy goal” to establish a competitive global hub by 2030. This goal is outlined in Ireland’s first national strategy for quantum technologies, Quantum 2030. The strategy aims to focus the efforts of Ireland’s quantum technologies community on areas of emerging growth in quantum technologies, where Ireland can achieve a competitive advantage.
Quantum computing, a field of computer science that uses the principles of quantum theory to explain the behavior of energy and material on the atomic and subatomic levels, is a key focus of Quantum 2030. The strategy aims to position Ireland as a competitive player in the global quantum technologies market by leveraging its strengths in this area.
The announcement of Quantum 2030 represents an important step forward for Ireland’s quantum technologies community. This long-term strategy aims to drive growth and innovation in the field, ultimately leading to Ireland becoming a global hub for quantum technologies by 2030.