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University of Innsbruck

The University of Innsbruck was founded in 1669 and is today the most prominent research and educational institution in western Austria, with over 28,000 students and more than 5,000 employees. Located in the heart of the Alps, the University of Innsbruck offers a perfect environment for successful research and teaching. International rankings affirm the University of Innsbruck's leading role in basic research. In this thriving environment, a wide range of studies across all disciplines are offered at 16 faculties. The field of physics is one of the flagships of the University of Innsbruck. Physicists alone account for 14 ERC grants in the last ten years. The field of quantum physics has been particularly successful. In numerous partnerships, the university has joined forces with educational and research institutions around the world to promote international exchange in research and teaching.

Role within HPCQS

Within HPCQS, the University of Innsbruck will bring their expertise in performing state of the art quantum simulation experiments on actual quantum devices with large numbers of qubits.

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