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Fujitsu, Riken to offer first Japan-made quantum computer

Tech company, research institute aim to bring it into service in next fiscal year

Fujitsu will become the first domestic company to produce quantum computers in Japan, with the help of Riken research institute. (Photo courtesy of Fujitsu)

TOKYO -- Japan's Fujitsu and Riken research institute plan to jointly offer quantum computers to companies in the fiscal year starting in April 2023, Nikkei has learned.

Fujitsu will become the first domestic company to bring such a machine into service in Japan. So far, overseas companies such as Google have led the development of quantum computers, which are seen as next-generation machines that can enhance industrial competitiveness and national security.

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