Nonprofit South Carolina Quantum Association, located in Columbia, South Carolina, will receive $15 million to set up a quantum program to be run from the Boyd Foundation’s Community Innovation Center. The program will focus on research, education, and workforce development. Groups to work with Benedict University and other public universities to help prepare the quantum curriculum. Part of the money will be used to rent time on a quantum computer located elsewhere for use in training and research. Associations and government officials hope these efforts will help establish a local quantum industrial center in South Carolina and contribute to the economy. More information about this funding is available in a report on the WLTX television website Here as well as in articles posted on websites Columbia Post and Courier Here.