quantum information science (QIS)
NSF finds networking a major barrier to further advances in quantum computing
The agency funded three Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes, in part, to find a solution in the next five years.
NSF to disburse $75M between 3 new quantum computing institutes
The National Science Foundation intends to make $75 million in targeted investments in research and development.
Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B
Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."
Trump relaunches advisory council for science and technology
The administration also announced the first seven members of the council, known as PCAST.
DOE ups quantum investment with projects for computing, physics
Programming and networking projects, as well as research on deeper physics problems, got rounds of funding from DOE.
Trump signs National Quantum Initiative into law
President Trump signed the research bill into law Friday.