There is a proposed $1.275 billion National Quantum Initiative to accelerating research and training in quantum computing. The funding would be provided over ten years. Several centers of excellence for quantum computing would help train many quantum engineers.
Chris Monroe, cofounder of IonQ, was one of the authors. IonQ is developing a general-purpose trapped ion quantum computer and software to generate, optimize, and execute quantum circuits. They have $20 million in funding.
China has its own quantum plan. They are funding a $10 billion National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences.
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