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Center for Engineering Innovation Design at Yale University


Greater New Haven is leading the quantum computing revolution in Connecticut. Yale University and the University of Connecticut are working hand-in-hand on a joint initiative, QuantumCT, to advance Connecticut’s position as a center of excellence in quantum and accelerate the adoption of quantum technologies in Connecticut and beyond.

The QuantumCT Team is collaborating with a broad coalition of partners from business, academia, government, the nonprofit and innovation community to lay the groundwork for expansive, equitable economic development — promising to fundamentally change how we live, work, and communicate with each other.

Quantum science has catalyzed technologies that touch every aspect of our daily lives, paving the way for remarkable innovations with profound societal implications. Drawing on research excellence at Yale and UConn and a growing innovation ecosystem, QuantumCT is creating a national competitive advantage in an emerging technology domain. Quantum technology can transform hundreds of applications, from smartphones and navigation systems to drug therapy and advanced computers. This technology will impact vital economic drivers in the region, including life sciences, healthcare, and manufacturing. By harnessing the research prowess of Yale and UConn and fostering a vibrant innovation ecosystem, QuantumCT aims to establish a competitive advantage for the nation in quantum technology.

Milestones & Accomplishments

  • Quantum-Si unveiled its new Branford headquarters & HealthTech Park.
  • The National Science Foundation granted Quantum CT a $1 million planning award to create a partner network among science, education, industry, government, and the broader community.