Rome Lab receives designation

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Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, has congratulated Rome Lab’s designation as the Quantum Information Science Research Center for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, an exciting new development for our region, according to a release.

“Rome Lab is truly a world class hub of high-tech research and innovation,” said Tenney.

“The Lab’s new designation by the U.S. Air Force as a Quantum Information Science Research Center will open up new federal funding opportunities for Rome and further cement our region’s position as a leader in the critically important field of quantum technology,” the New Hartford Republican congresswoman added.

“This win for our community is the result of continued collaboration between federal, state, and local officials who work closely with strong advocates like the CNY Defense Alliance,” she added.

“Together we are laser focused on fighting for Rome, advancing our nation’s cyber defenses, and investing in our region,” Tenney said.

Rome Mayor Jacqueline Izzo stated, “Rome Lab’s designation as the Quantum Information Science Research Center for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force further solidifies their commitment to groundbreaking research and development in quantum computing technology … This designation was made possible by the strong collaboration of our federal, state and local officials along with the CNY Defense Alliance.”

“With the introduction of Innovare Advancement Center and the additional funding dedicated for quantum research at AFRL, new partnerships will be
forged in cybersecurity to assist our country’s defense and further the Air Force’s investment in our world class laboratory,” Izzo added.

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