Startup Qilimanjaro—towards a European full-stack coherent quantum annealer platform
Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech S.L., Barcelona, Passeig de Gràcia 58, 08007, Barcelona, Spain
2 Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE), The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), Campus UAB, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
3 Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), C. Jordi Girona 29, 08034, Barcelona, Spain
Accepted: 12 February 2021
Published online: 27 February 2021
Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech is the full-stack quantum spin-off of three research institutions, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), the Institute for High Energy Physics (IFAE) and the University of Barcelona (UB). The company addresses the emerging quantum readiness demand from industry and academia, by providing both algorithmic development services as well as access to a new coherent quantum annealer platform, a special purpose quantum computer. Qilimanjaro is a member of the AVaQus European Commission’s H2020 FET-Open consortium for coherent quantum annealing development, which is led by one of Qilimanjaro’s founders at IFAE. A special feature of Qilimanjaro are its funding sources being exclusively international client contracts.
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