Quantum

A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

6 December 2021
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World Outlook
Main factors that cause something to happen globally
The efforts of industry and the NQTP could see the UK could have one of the world's first general purpose quantum computers by the 2030s. UK Government
In the worst-case scenario, an irresponsible pioneer in quantum computing could break into the systems of governments, enterprises, or global organizations and wreak pure havoc. Built In
By 2030, two new technologies that are pushing the boundaries of science in ways we have not explored before will start to have an impact on the world - quantum computing and synthetic biology. Forbes
Global regions, coloured according to number of forecasts
SWOT
Strengths
  • The efforts of industry and the NQTP could see the UK could have one of the world's first general purpose quantum computers by the 2030s. UK Government
  • In the worst-case scenario, an irresponsible pioneer in quantum computing could break into the systems of governments, enterprises, or global organizations and wreak pure havoc. Built In
  • By 2030, two new technologies that are pushing the boundaries of science in ways we have not explored before will start to have an impact on the world - quantum computing and synthetic biology. Forbes
Weaknesses
  • Pioneers in advanced industries, global energy and materials, finance, and travel and logistics might start generating significant value from quantum by 2025. McKinsey
  • The world's first fully integrated company, named Quantinuum, will offer the world's highest-performing quantum computing systems. Futurum Research
  • The Quantum Accelerometer Climate Explorer mission will bring together the University of Birmingham and Teledyne e2v' s cold atom interferometry technology with Thales Alenia Space's new revolutionary Very Low Earth Orbit SkimSat satellite platform. GOV.UK
Opportunities
  • A research team with Denmark's University of Copenhagen has designed the world's first quantum computing system that allows for simultaneous operation of all its qubits without threatening quantum coherence. Tom's Hardware
  • QuintessenceLabs is primed to deliver global leadership in supporting customers to achieve a resilient quantum-safe cybersecurity posture in a complex cyber threat environment, while transforming society and industry in a positive way for years to come. Help Net Security
  • As the Information Age of computing gives way to the Quantum Age, commercial businesses and government agencies around the world will need to prepare for the largest cryptographic transition in the history of computing. Inside Quantum Technology
Threats
  • Regardless, hundreds of organizations, universities and partnerships around the globe are racing to be the first, of many, who will publicly reveal that their quantum computer has the capability to break much of today's cryptography and the secrets it protects. LinkedIn
  • The scientists onboard Earth 300 will have the world's first ocean-going quantum computer. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • After a successful first year, IBM Quantum will once again partner with The Coding School's Qubit by Qubit to bring quantum computing to students around the world. IBM Research Blog
Influencers
Countries
Cities
People
Organizations
S-Curve

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy.

Weak
computer, quantum, application, artificial intelligence, company, algorithm
Emerging
artificial intelligence, 5G, application, market, computer, algorithm
Maturing
quantum, capacity, capital, cargo, collaborate, copper
Declining
GDP
Sentiment
Past Year: Stable
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
Pioneers in advanced industries, global energy and materials, finance, and travel and logistics might start generating significant value from quantum by 2025. McKinsey
The world's first fully integrated company, named Quantinuum, will offer the world's highest-performing quantum computing systems. Futurum Research
PEST
Political
  • The efforts of industry and the NQTP could see the UK could have one of the world's first general purpose quantum computers by the 2030s. UK Government
  • In the worst-case scenario, an irresponsible pioneer in quantum computing could break into the systems of governments, enterprises, or global organizations and wreak pure havoc. Built In
  • By 2030, two new technologies that are pushing the boundaries of science in ways we have not explored before will start to have an impact on the world - quantum computing and synthetic biology. Forbes
Economic
  • Pioneers in advanced industries, global energy and materials, finance, and travel and logistics might start generating significant value from quantum by 2025. McKinsey
  • The world's first fully integrated company, named Quantinuum, will offer the world's highest-performing quantum computing systems. Futurum Research
  • The Quantum Accelerometer Climate Explorer mission will bring together the University of Birmingham and Teledyne e2v' s cold atom interferometry technology with Thales Alenia Space's new revolutionary Very Low Earth Orbit SkimSat satellite platform. GOV.UK
Social
  • A research team with Denmark's University of Copenhagen has designed the world's first quantum computing system that allows for simultaneous operation of all its qubits without threatening quantum coherence. Tom's Hardware
  • QuintessenceLabs is primed to deliver global leadership in supporting customers to achieve a resilient quantum-safe cybersecurity posture in a complex cyber threat environment, while transforming society and industry in a positive way for years to come. Help Net Security
  • As the Information Age of computing gives way to the Quantum Age, commercial businesses and government agencies around the world will need to prepare for the largest cryptographic transition in the history of computing. Inside Quantum Technology
Technological
  • Regardless, hundreds of organizations, universities and partnerships around the globe are racing to be the first, of many, who will publicly reveal that their quantum computer has the capability to break much of today's cryptography and the secrets it protects. LinkedIn
  • The scientists onboard Earth 300 will have the world's first ocean-going quantum computer. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • After a successful first year, IBM Quantum will once again partner with The Coding School's Qubit by Qubit to bring quantum computing to students around the world. IBM Research Blog
Financial Impact
McKinsey predicts the value of potential of quantum-computing use cases at full scale by 2035 will be greater than $1 trillion. Dark Reading 4
Quantum computing technology will reach $1 trillion in global market value by 2030. Simplilearn 4
Investments (including public, private, internal R&D, and VC) in the quantum computing market will grow at a 6-year CAGR (2021-2027) of 11.3% and reach nearly $16.4 billion by the end of 2027. Semiconductor Engineering 3
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System Map
Organizations
Sectors
Cities
Countries
People
Scenarios
Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
The Quantum Accelerometer Climate Explorer mission will bring together the University of Birmingham and Teledyne e2v' s cold atom interferometry technology with Thales Alenia Space's new revolutionary Very Low Earth Orbit SkimSat satellite platform. GOV.UK
A research team with Denmark's University of Copenhagen has designed the world's first quantum computing system that allows for simultaneous operation of all its qubits without threatening quantum coherence. Tom's Hardware
QuintessenceLabs is primed to deliver global leadership in supporting customers to achieve a resilient quantum-safe cybersecurity posture in a complex cyber threat environment, while transforming society and industry in a positive way for years to come. Help Net Security 2
Warnings
Changing proportion of published forecasts
The advent of the world's first practical quantum computer will render today's conventional public key encrypted infrastructures unsecure, making sensitive information vulnerable across governments', defence agencies', and businesses' public and private networks. Voxy
Potentially disruptive emerging technologies such as quantum computing threaten to revolutionize many industries, as well as pose significant risks businesses must manage in the coming years. Technology Insights Blog - Protiviti
Solutions
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With the potential power of a near-future quantum computing system, it's perfectly feasible to imagine a world where disease and illness are things of the past. TNW | Neural
Most application developers and companies across the world will soon adopt quantum computing as their preferred technology. Analytics Insight
Nearly every far-future tech humans can imagine, from teleportation to warp drives and from artificial food synthesizers to perpetual motion reactors capable of powering the world without burning fuels or harnessing energy, will require quantum computing systems. TNW | Neural
Key topics
Extremes
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
At some singular point - probably aided by the unimaginable calculating power of quantum computing, and apparently by the end of the decade - we will be in the presence of massively superior beings. The National
Though relatively far from practical applications, the worldwide enterprise quantum market will increase to $5.85 billion by 2025. cielo24 3
Gravity will compress the Sun until it's roughly the size of Earth, at which point a bit of quantum physics will kick in. Universe Today
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
The Centre for Quantum Technologies, too, a research centre of excellence supported by the National Research Foundation with core funding of US$ 74.8 million secured for the period of 2017-2022, is one of the best in the world. The Quantum Daily
There exist today literally dozens of quantum processors all over the world with hundreds more likely to be unveiled in 2021 and 2022. Scientific American
Questions
Can?
Can quantum computers in future become universally accepted faster than expected like once computers were, and are there already quantum computers that have made their way beyond theory? Infineon Technologies AG
How can government leaders prepare for a somewhat unknown quantum future? Kings College London
What fields can we expect to see impacts from quantum computation in the near future? IBM Research Blog
How?
How much of a threat or advantage is quantum engineering? MicroscopeUK
How will the quantum development choices we make today impact how we live in the future, and what exactly will a quantum society look like? Richard van Hooijdonk Blog
How will quantum sensing impact industries and society? Richard van Hooijdonk Blog
Who?
Who is going to win the quantum computing race? ZDNet
Who Are the Global Key Players in This Quantum Computing Market? MarketWatch
Who are the opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in Global Quantum Computing Market? MarketWatch
What?
What makes Quantum Computing different from traditional computing? Rebellion Research
What sets quantum computers from China apart? Science Club
What strategic fashions and moves are considered appropriate to enter the global Quantum Dot and Quantum Dot Display market? New in 24 English
When?
How far off are quantum computers really, and when should companies start to invest in post-quantum security? Thales Group
When will quantum computers become a threat to public-key cryptography? Medium
When encrypted quantum satellite networks become accessible to anyone? EUISS
Will?
Source Will Quantum Computing Transform Biopharma R&D? www.rigetti.com
Will quantum computers replace their classical counterparts? www.comp.nus.edu.sg
Will quantum computers affect non-public key algorithms? Inspector General U.S. Department of Defense
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