UK National Quantum Technologies Programme

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The UK Government has invested over £270 million into a National Quantum Technologies Programme to accelerate the translation of quantum technologies into the marketplace. The vision is to create a coherent government, industry and academic quantum technology community that gives the UK a world-leading position in the emerging multi-billion-pound new quantum technology markets, and to substantially enhance the value of some of the biggest UK-based industries.

Part of this investment, the National Network of Quantum Technology Hubs has been set up to help accelerate the development of the technology and is closely linked to funding for industry-led projects, providing an easy entry point for companies interested in unlocking the potential of emerging quantum technology markets.

Led by the Universities of Birmingham, Glasgow, Oxford and York, and with a focus in the areas of sensing and metrology, enhanced imaging, quantum computing and secure communications respectively, the Hubs are interested in new opportunities to collaborate – from new quantum research and technology development to user testing.

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    The Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology

    Projects | 16 May 2017

    The Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology’s objective is to produce quantum sensors that outperform existing classical devices. Our sensors will measure rotation, gravity, magnetic fields, light and time.

  • Quantic


    Projects | 16 May 2017

    QuantiC is the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging and brings together more than 120 full time researchers from the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol, Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt, Warwick, Oxford and Strathclyde and over 30 industry partners in a collaborative venture to revolutionise imaging across industrial, scientific and consumer markets.

  • NQTI

    Networked Quantum Information Technologies

    Projects | 16 May 2017

    The NQIT (Networked Quantum Information Technologies) Hub, is part of the UK National Quantum Technology Programme.

  • Quantum Communications Hub

    Quantum Communications Hub

    Projects | 16 May 2017

    The Quantum Communications Hub, part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, is delivering new quantum technologies for secure data applications in commercial, consumer, defence and government markets.

  • Studentship opportunities with the UK National Quantum Technology Hubs

    Webinars | 9 May 2017

    Webinar presented by Professor Kai Bongs, Director, UK Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology, Professor Miles Padgett, Principal Investigator, QuantIC, Professor Ian Walmsley, Director, NQIT, Professor Tim Spiller, Director, Quantum Communications Hub