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Toray Industries benefits by the power of quantum computing, as Digital Annealer designs large proteins with most stable structures in just a few minutes

"With computing capabilities moving ahead in leaps and bounds, calculations that were once thought beyond reach have now become possible. We believe that the Digital Annealer and the co-creation initiative with Fujitsu will help us break through to the next level, where the winners are determined not by the scale and size but rather by the intelligence."

Ryuji Tanimura, Ph.D. Senior Molecular Designer Head of Computer-Aided Drug Design Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories

Co-creation to open new frontiers, being inspired by quantum phenomena.

Customer

Toray Industries, Inc. is a multinational corporation headquartered in Japan that specializes in industrial products centered on technologies in organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biochemistry. Its founding business areas were fibers and textiles, as well as plastics and chemicals.

Challenge

Toray Industries, Inc. wanted to transform the pharmacuetical industry through better reserach and development and smarter uses of quantum computing. But quantum computing still has issues around stability and scale.

Solution

Fujitsu’s Digital Annealer helps Toray harness the power of quantum computing to solve problems beyond traditional computing power.

Benefit

  • Digital Annealer performs in seconds what traditional computers do in 3-4 hours

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