Conference on Quantum Technologies in Europe

The Conference on Quantum Technologies in Europe, organised by the Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI) and the Ministerio de Asuntos Económicos y Transformación Digital (MAETD) in collaboration with QuantERA and the Quantum Flagship, took place on 22-23 November as a event of the Spanish Presidency of the EU. The conference addressed the challenges facing the development of Quantum Technologies in terms of research and European policies.

The event provided a unique opportunity for researchers, managers and practitioners of Quantum Technologies to share knowledge, discuss challenges and foster collaboration across Europe in this rapidly evolving field.

Conference hashtag: #QTEU2023




We are pleased to inform that many excellent guests and speakers joined our event, including:

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Juan Ignacio Cirac
Max Planck Institut für Quantenoptik

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Serge Haroche
Nobel Prize 2012, École Normale Supérieure

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Anton Zeilinger
Nobel Prize 2022, Universität Wien, IQOQI,
Austrian Academy of Science

Prof. Dr. Ignacio Cirac; Honorarprofessor der TUM
Fakultät Physik Fachgebiet Theoretische Quantenoptik
Foto: Andreas Heddergott / Verwendung frei fuer die Berichterstattung ueber die TU Muenchen unter Nennung des Copyrights  © Andreas Heddergott
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Photo by Jacqueline Godany
Photo by Jacqueline Godany
  • Ms. Carme Artigas, Secretaria de Estado de Digitalización e Inteligencia Artificial, Ministerio de Asuntos Económicos y Transformación Digital
  • Prof. Domènec Espriu, Agencia Española de Investigación, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
  • Ambassador Raimundo Pérez-Hernández, Director General Fundación Ramón Areces
  • Ms. Andrea G. Rodríguez, European Policy Center
  • Dr. Thomas Skordas, Deputy Director General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT), European Commission
  • Prof. Raquel Yotti, Secretaria General de Investigación Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
  • Prof. Monika Aidelsburger, Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
  • Prof. Konrad Banaszek, QuantERA Scientific Coordinator, National Science Centre Poland
  • Prof. Tommaso Calarco, Forschungszentrum Jülich and EU Quantum Flagship
  • Dr. Alba Cervera Lierta, Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación
  • Dr. Serguei Fedortchenko, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, QuantERA
  • Prof. Juan José García Ripoll, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
  • Prof. Élisabeth Giacobino, Sorbonne Université & QuantERA
  • Prof. Philippe Grangier, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
  • Prof. Fedor Jelezko, Universität Ulm
  • Dr. Anna Kaminska, Creotech Instruments S.A.
  • Mr. Carlos Kuchkovsky, QCentroid
  • Dr. Enrique Lizaso, Multiverse Computing
  • Dr. Samira Nik, European Innovation Council
  • Prof. Valerio Pruneri, Instituto de Ciencias Fotónicas
  • Dr. Enrique Sánchez, Forschungszentrum Jülich and EU Quantum Flagship
  • Dr. Itamar Sivan, Quantum Machines

The conference took place in the Fundación Ramón Areces. The Foundation is located in the heart of Madrid (Spain), within a few minutes walking distance of bus and metro. It is located 10 min walking from “Nuevos Ministerios” railway and metro station with direct connection to Madrid airport

C/Vitruvio, nº5

28006 Madrid


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research an Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 101017733.