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Table 2 QUTAC Stakeholder Assessment: QUTAC will make important contributions by providing an industry and application perspective to ecosystem stakeholders

From: Industry quantum computing applications

Ecosystem Stakeholder QUTAC Contribution
Hardware solution provider/component supplier • Guidance on high-value use cases, reference problems and their business impact
• Reference problems and benchmarks for assessing competitiveness of approach
• Direct or indirect customer for future products
Software solution provider • Assess the suitability of abstractions, frameworks, and services for industry problems
• Guidance on end-to-end application workflows including both quantum und classical steps
• Reference problems and benchmarks
Research institution and program (e.g., Hubs, DLR, Fraunhofer) • Guide application-centric research with reference problems and benchmarks
• Collaborative research and industrialization
• Joint ventures and spin-off opportunities
Investor • Assess the viability of different approaches based on well-defined industry problems
Policy maker • Industry perspective for current and future research programs
• Assess the viability of different approaches based on well-defined industry problems
• Reduce investment risks by early assessment of transfer opportunities
• Develop a multi-perspective research landscape across all stakeholders
• Explore new policies that increase ecosystem collaboration and time-to-market
QUTAC member • De-risk through pre-competitive collaborative research
• First-mover and competitive advantage for early access to technology
• Explore potential business opportunities in the quantum ecosystem