The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT Delhi) has established a new centre for quantum technologies (CQT). The move aims at focusing on leading research and development (R&D) of different aspects of quantum technologies and actively engage with the industries and government bodies for product development while promoting interdisciplinary research and collaborating with other research labs in India and abroad.

According to the statement, CQT is led by Sayak Bhattacharya and involves nine faculty members across different disciplines. The numbers are expected to grow substantially over the coming years, it added. Besides, CQT will also work towards developing affordable solutions with a focus on India-specific opportunities and requirements.