Semicyber Awarded U.S. Air Force Phase II STTR Contract for Next Generation Quantum Computing


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    Semicyber Awarded U.S. Air Force Phase II STTR Contract for Next Generation Quantum Computing

    McLean, VA – Feb 14, 2020 – Semicyber, LLC announced today that it has been awarded a $99,562.00 contract from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and AFWERX for quantum computing and algorithm development. Semicyber is a Virginia-based company, specializing in the delivery of data analytics, quantum algorithms and software services for mission-critical challenges.

    The contract with AFRL is a Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) effort that enables Semicyber to continue to develop leading and ground-breaking quantum computing technology. This is the second year that Semicyber has received STTR funding from the United States Department of Defense (DOD).

    “Semicyber is proud to be at the forefront of the new quantum computing era. We develop and optimize quantum algorithms and our core goal is to innovate and discover new ways to apply quantum to leading-edge technologies,” says Kayla Farrow, Founder and CEO, Semicyber. “With the collaboration between Semicyber, our research institution partners and the AFWERX team, we are positioning quantum computing as the leading technology to advance breakthroughs in engineering, science and technology.”

    In 2019, Semicyber was awarded a Phase I STTR with AFRL for work related to quantum algorithm development for sensor simulations.

    About Semicyber
    Semicyber, LLC is a McLean, Virginia-based small, disadvantaged and women owned business, established in 2018, which focuses on quantum computing and quantum algorithm development. To learn more about Semicyber please visit www.semicyber.com.