UKRI announces £210 million centre to advance AI and quantum computing

A £210 million five-year programme has launched, giving the public sector and industry access to cutting-edge computing for innovative research.

The new Hartree National Centre for Digital Innovation (HNCDI) will bring together world-leading expertise with innovative artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing technology, to benefit industry and the public sector.

The collaboration between the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and IBM, a leading global hybrid cloud and AI company, will be housed within STFC’s Hartree Centre.

The government, via UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has agreed to invest £172 million over five years, met with a £38 million in-kind contribution from IBM… Read more