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Singapore strengthens investment in quantum technology

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Singapore announced that it will invest nearly 300 million Singapore dollars in quantum technology in the next five years. This funding, funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF)’s “Research Innovation and Enterprise 2025 Program” (RIE 2025), shows Singapore’s high and strong support for quantum technology. In terms of investment strategy, on the one hand, Singapore plans to design and produce quantum processors locally, which are the core components of quantum computers. Through this initiative, Singapore aims to enhance its independent innovation capability in the field of quantum computing. On the other hand, in order to support quantum technology, Singapore will provide 200 doctoral and master’s scholarships to train talents in the field of quantum technology. This initiative will help attract and retain outstanding scientific research talents and inject new vitality into Singapore’s quantum science and technology industry.

At the same time, Singapore will actively cooperate with domestic and overseas operators to explore and implement quantum application programs, especially in the fields of financial biochemistry and so on. This will help promote the application of quantum technology in various fields and enhance Singapore’s competitiveness in the global quantum technology field.
Singapore’s move to increase investment in quantum technology has great benefits. Firstly, it will help Singapore gain a leading position in the global quantum technology field and enhance its scientific and technological competitiveness. Secondly, quantum technology will drive related industries such as quantum sensor technology, quantum software and quantum algorithm to inject new impetus into Singapore’s economy. Finally, the application of quantum technology in medical, transportation and communication fields will help improve people’s lives and promote social progress.
Although Singapore has made remarkable progress in the field of quantum science and technology, it still faces many challenges, such as the fragility and property of quantum systems, the complexity of quantum algorithms and the research and development of quantum error correction codes In order to meet these challenges, Singapore needs to increase investment in scientific research, improve its scientific research capability and establish close cooperation with global scientific research institutions and enterprises to jointly promote quantum science and technology.
In a word, it is a far-reaching move for Singapore to increase investment in quantum technology through this initiative, Singapore is expected to take a leading position in the global quantum technology field and inject new impetus into economic and social progress.
By Liu Yilin

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