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03 March 2017

RSK Director George Tuckwell accepts Honorary Professorship

We are delighted that George Tuckwell, Divisional Director for Geoscience and Engineering at RSK, has accepted an Honorary Professorship within the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham. Hub Director Professor Kai Bongs, said ‘George Tuckwell is providing outstanding contributions to our quantum technology innovation work in gravity sensing. He combines fantastic real-world application expertise,
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21 February 2017

Professor Daniele Faccio made Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh

QuantIC’s Professor Daniele Faccio joins HRH The Duke of Cambridge, BBC Presenter Kirsty Wark and Chief Scientific Advisor to HM government, Sir Mark …

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16 February 2017

QuantIC’s Professor Miles Padgett receives 2017 Max Born Award from The Optical Society

QuantIC’s Principal Investigator and one of the University of Glasgow’s leading researchers has received a major award in recognition of his contribution to …

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08 February 2017

New research from QuantIC on gas imaging published in Optics Express

New technology from QuantIC which could offer the oil and gas industry a cheaper way to visualise methane gas is taking one step …

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03 February 2017

QuantERA Call for Proposals in Quantum Information

QuantERA Network is pleased to announce its first call for proposals in the field of Quantum Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies (Q-ICST).

Submitted proposals should explore collaborative advanced multidisciplinary science and/or cutting-edge engineering with the potential to initiate or foster new lines of quantum technologies and help Europe grasp leadership early on in promising future technology areas.

Funding: EUR 34 M


03 February 2017

New Blueprint for Large-Scale Quantum Computing

NQIT-supported researchers at the University of Sussex have just published their latest work: a practical blueprint for how to build a quantum computer.

This new blueprint is the work of an international team of scientists from the University of Sussex (UK), Google (USA), Aarhus University (Denmark), RIKEN (Japan) and Siegen University (Germany).


03 February 2017

QuantIC attends Photonics West 2017

QuantIC took another step towards increasing its international and industry profile by exhibiting for the first time at Photonics West 2017. As part …

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02 February 2017

Two Associate Professorships of Quantum Information Available

The Department of Physics at Oxford University is appointing two Associate Professors (equivalent to Lecturer) or Professors in Quantum Information with effect from 1 October 2017.

Application Deadline: 20 March 2017

One successful candidate will also be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Keble College, and one successful candidate will also be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College


25 January 2017

UK Energy and Industry Minister visits QuantIC

The Energy and Industry Minister Jesse Norman MP visited QuantIC at the University of Glasgow on Monday 23 January as part of the …

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23 January 2017

Route Monkey Takes Quantum Leap for Fleet Optimisation

Trakm8’s optimisation business, Route Monkey, is working with NQIT on a new generation of transport and mobility algorithms for quantum computers. Livingston-based Route Monkey already works with Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh on creating and enhancing innovative algorithms for transport and travel. They are now joining forces with the Networked Quantum Information Technologies (NQIT) Hub, led by the University of Oxford. Together, the three organisations will develop, test and commercialise quantum algorithms.