The Federal Ministry of Education and Research has announced a strategic initiative for quantum computing. For this field, the ministry wants to make an additional 300 million euros available in the coming years.
The new 5G mobile communications standard is considered the key technology for building a digital society. The EU does not want to leave anything to chance. After all, the entire population could be spied on through cyber espionage. Correspondingly strict security measures should therefore be taken. This could also mean the end for Chinese manufacturers who are said to pass on data to the Chinese state.