Innovation Resources


Duality is the first accelerator program in the nation exclusively dedicated to supporting quantum startups. This 12-month accelerator will focus on supporting and advancing companies that are building quantum technologies, products, and applications, and related enabling technologies.

Duality is led by the University of Chicago's Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Chicago Quantum Exchange, along with founding partners the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33.

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The accelerator offers innovative quantum startups a comprehensive set of resources including:

  • Entrepreneurial training
  • World-class business expertise and mentorship
  • Technical expertise and the opportunity to access state-of-the-art facilities
  • Participation in the CQE’s Corporate Partner program
  • Industry exposure, including with the CQE community
  • $50,000 in unrestricted funding