Application deadline for Cohort 3 extended to April 7!



  • Early-stage startups working on quantum or enabling technologies 
  • Startup may be based anywhere in the world
  • The startup must be an established U.S. legal entity at the time of entry to the program
  • The CEO must work full-time with the startup
  • The CEO or at least one founder must be able to work side-by-side with other cohort members in Chicago and immerse in the regional quantum ecosystem for extended periods during the 12-month program
  • At least one founder must commit to residing in Chicago for 12 weeks through the main programing (July 17 – October 13, 2023) and additional programming as required (approximately 4 weeks throughout the rest of the year).
  • Simultaneous participation in another accelerator/incubator is allowable only with advance approval from Duality.

Key Dates

  • January 9, 2023: Cohort 3 applications open
  • January 17, 2023: Cohort 3 Info Session – Watch Info Session
  • February 14, 2023: Cohort 3 Info Session 
  • March 14, 2023: Cohort 3 Info Session – Watch Info Session
  • April 7, 2023: Application deadline for Cohort 3
  • July 17, 2023: Duality Cohort 3 programming begins with an Orientation event in Chicago


How to Apply



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If you have questions related to eligibility and how to apply to the next cohort, please contact Anna Wislocki.

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