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Where the world’s most promising quantum companies learn to succeed in business.

Duality is the first accelerator program in the US exclusively focused on supporting innovative quantum startups. The 12-month program is based in Chicago, the world’s leading hub for quantum innovation.

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World-Class Business Training

Anchored by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which has a 25-year successful track record running one of the top startup accelerator programs in the nation.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Dedicated office space and the opportunity to access some of the region’s state-of-the-art equipment and premier facilities for advanced computing, nanofabrication, atomic-scale measurement, high-energy X-rays, quantum testbeds, and other premier resources.

Mentorship from Quantum Experts

Guided by quantum experts from the Chicago Quantum Exchange, University of Chicago, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and other mentors with business, technical, and domain expertise.

Based in Chicago, the Quantum Hub

A highly skilled talent pool produced by acclaimed science and engineering programs, along with a diverse industry base of more than 30 Fortune 500 companies, makes Chicago—and the surrounding region—a premier quantum hub.

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