Accenture Baltics has joined forces with the research team of the Quantum Computer Science Centre of the Faculty of Computer Science of the University of Latvia to research how to pragmatically apply quantum algorithms.
Accenture Baltics Lead Maksims Jegorovs explains that,
"During the collaboration, we are providing an insight into our experience and expertise by sharing our knowledge on the applicability of quantum algorithms in the financial sector, biopharmaceutics, materials science, optimization, and machine learning.“
Andris Ambainis, a professor at the University of Latvia, adds that,
“Collaboration with industry is of great importance because it allows us to understand the right directions of research and to better direct it in the future so that it is as useful as possible.”