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Sberbank’s Head Herman Gref: quantum technologies are very important for Russia

Sberbank’s Head Herman Gref: quantum technologies are very important for Russia

The Head of Sberbank Herman Gref believes that quantum technologies are essential for Russia and summoned investors to support the Russian Quantum Center.

“Sberbank is ready to facilitate the establishment of an association for quantum technologies. We think that quantum technologies have high potential and present a real breakthrough. The government should pay attention to them,” Gref said.

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Earlier, the Head of the Bank for Development (VEB) Sergey Gorkov also endorsed the idea to launch the association for quantum technologies in the Russian Federation.

Developments in the field of quantum physics are getting more widespread. For instance, such large corporations as Google, Microsoft, and Alibaba have invested in the development of quantum technologies a total of around $1 billion. Meanwhile, China starts actively using quantum networks for the largest banks.