White House Releases Two Presidential Directives Advancing Quantum Technologies

(May 4, 2022) Today, President Biden signed two Presidential directives that will advance national initiatives in quantum information science (QIS), signaling the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to this critical and emerging technology. Together, the two directives lay the groundwork for continued American leadership in an enormously promising field of science and technology, while mitigating the risks that quantum computers pose to America’s national and economic security.

To read the directives and learn more, follow these links:

DIrect URLS:

  • https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/05/04/fact-sheet-president-biden-announces-two-presidential-directives-advancing-quantum-technologies/
  • https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/press-briefings/2022/05/04/background-press-call-by-senior-administration-officials-on-the-presidents-new-directives-to-advance-quantum-technology/
  • https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/05/04/national-security-memorandum-on-promoting-united-states-leadership-in-quantum-computing-while-mitigating-risks-to-vulnerable-cryptographic-systems/
  • https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2022/05/04/executive-order-on-enhancing-the-national-quantum-initiative-advisory-committee/