As per industry sources, India and Finland have worked out a detailed plan for establishment of the Indo-Finnish Virtual Network Centre on Quantum Computing.

To this end, India has already identified three premier institutes for working with Finnish counterpart institutions for the virtual network centre. The selected institutes include IIT Madras, IISER Pune and C-DAC Pune.

A Finnish delegation led by Ambassador called on the Union minister and reviewed the progress of bilateral cooperation in areas like 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and sustainability by involving academia, industries and start-ups of the two countries.