University of Washington jostling for a slice of R&D funding from the CHIPS & Science Act — GeekWire

Among 4 U.S. Department of Defense proposals totaling $500 million, the UW is leading a $250 million proposal for a Pacific Northwest Quantum Hub focused on technology to support research in quantum computing. Industry partners include Amazon, Intel, Microsoft, Micron, and IonQ, which recently announced plans to build a quantum computing research and manufacturing facility in Bothell, WA. Academic partners are PNNL, WSU, Boise State University, and the University of Oregon. UW physics professor Charlie Marcus is the lead investigator on the proposal.