Switzerland and UK sign agreement to strengthen cooperation in innovation, including quantum computing and AI

The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of innovation and emerging technologies. The MoU aims to enable strengthened cooperation between the research and innovation communities in the two countries in areas such as deep science and deep tech, including artificial intelligence and quantum technology. Other envisioned areas of stronger cooperation include the commercialisation of innovative concepts, and science and innovation policy and diplomacy.