Duality, a first-of-its-kind accelerator for quantum companies, has accepted into its inaugural cohort six startups from across the United States and abroad. The 12-month program will provide training from the University of Chicago, as well as opportunities from Duality’s other founding partners.

Launched in April 2021 as the nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality supports next-generation startups focused on quantum science and technology. It is led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UChicago and the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), along with founding partners, the University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignArgonne National Laboratory and P33.

Through Duality, each startup in the inaugural cohort—also known as Cohort 1—will receive $50,000 in unrestricted funding and mentorship from top quantum experts.

They will also receive world-class business and entrepreneurship training from the Polsky Center and the Booth School of Business, and engage networks, facilities and programming from Duality’s founding partners.

Read more at UChicago News.