On May 4, 2022, the Federal Council adopted additional measures - in addition to the transitional measures already implemented since 2021 in the context of the Horizon Program 2021-2027 - including a national initiative to strenthen the position of Switzerland in the filed of quantum.
The Swiss Quantum Initiative (SQI) is
- coordinated and led by the Swiss Quantum Commission (SQC),
- hosted by the Swiss Academy of Sciences SCNAT and
- mandated by the Swiss Confederation via SERI.
Competitive research calls will be conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation.