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April 7, 2021: "Unlocking the Quantum Economy" Duality Launch Event (VIDEO)

At the Duality launch event, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, and experts across academia and the private sector speak about how Chicago — and the state of Illinois — are well-positioned to be the center of the quantum world just as Silicon Valley became the center of the tech revolution.

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April 7, 2021: The Washington Post

Quantum technology emerges from the Lab to spark a mini start-up boom. University of Chicago and partners launch the nation's first accelerator to support quantum startups as interest in the technology grows

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April 7, 2021: Crain's Chicago Business 

U of C putting $20 million behind quantum startups. An accelerator is the school's latest move to become a top player in hot new technology

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April 7, 2021: Chicago Inno

The first U.S. accelerator in the country for quantum startups launches in Chicago

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April 7, 2021: Chicago Tribune 

University of Chicago launching nation's first quantum startup accelerator. Will South Side be the Silicon Valley of next-gen technology?
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April 7, 2021: Nation's first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches

Program to leverage the region’s quantum ecosystem, including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33, to help startups bring their innovations to the marketplace.

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