Encouraging news via Deutsche Welle:
Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering: Homomorphic Encryption
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a global £1 million prize that celebrates a ground-breaking innovation in engineering. The prize rewards an individual or team of engineers whose work has had a major impact on humanity.
The QEPrize has a very nice summary post of post-quantum cryptography and homomorphic encryption – let’s hope someone of the crypto-community gets the trophy 🙂