University of Alaska Fairbanks

Imagining Practical Applications for a Quantum Tomorrow (IMPAQT)

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is
issuing an Advanced Research Concept (ARC) Opportunity, inviting submissions of Abstracts for
innovative exploratory research concepts in the technical domain of quantum computing
applications. This ARC Opportunity is issued under the umbrella ARC Exploration Announcement
(EA), DARPA-EA-23-01.

All technical, contractual, and administrative questions regarding this notice must be emailed to This ARC Opportunity is soliciting Abstracts only. Abstracts deemed
selectable for potential funding will result in an invitation to submit an Oral Proposal Package
(OPP) and participate in an Oral Presentation to DARPA. Successful proposers will be awarded a
Research Other Transaction (OT) agreement.

Abstracts submitted to this ARC Opportunity will be evaluated on a rolling basis in accordance
with the master ARC Exploration Announcement, DARPA-EA-23-01. The end of the overall
submission period will be 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 5, 2023. No Abstracts will be accepted
after the end of the overall submission period.