India and Finland have agreed to enhance cooperation in digital partnership in Future ICT, including quantum computing

Indian Minister for Education and Skill Development, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, held a meeting with the Finnish Minister of Education, Science and Culture Mr. Petri Honkonen, in New Delhi. The meeting aimed at reinforcing and further strengthening the cooperation between the two countries in the area of Future ICT.

Both sides have initiated cooperation on quantum technologies and are working on a detailed plan to establish the Indo-Finnish Virtual Network Centre on Quantum Computing. The ambition is to develop 20 qubits superconducting based Quantum Computer in 1st phase and further scale it up to 54 qubits in the second phase.