Nederlands bedrijf boekt groot succes met kwantumcomputer: ‘We zijn koplopers’

Bron: RTL Nieuws Het Twentse bedrijf Quix Quantum heeft als eerste Nederlandse bedrijf een bepaald soort kwantumcomputer verkocht. Het Duitse lucht-en ruimtevaartinstituut (DLR) kan hem over vier jaar gebruiken. “Deze technologie kan ons leven veranderen.” “Het is voor het eerst dat een Nederlands bedrijf een fotonische kwantumcomputer heeft verkocht”, vertelt Jelmer Renema, technisch-directeur van Quix […]

Christian Schaffner appointed professor of Theoretical Computer Science, with special attention to quantum computing.

Dr. Christian Schaffner has been appointed professor of Theoretical Computer Science, with special attention to quantum computing, at the Informatics Institute of the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment came into effect on 1 December 2021. Quantum Cryptography Schaffner’s main area of expertise is quantum cryptography. Cryptography is a fascinating […]

Video released: This is the Quantum Software Consortium.

The Quantum Software Consortium is building a new research community in the Netherlands in Quantum Information Science. But what is Quantum Information Science? You perhaps heard of the quantum computer. A computer that fundamentally uses different physics laws than a classical computer does. But like a classical computer, also a quantum computer uses software – […]


On 23 June 2022, CWI researcher Ronald de Wolf and his co-authors received the prestigious ACM STOC 10-year Test of Time Award during the ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC), one of the most important conferences in theoretical computer science. Samuel Fiorini, Serge Massar, Sebastian Pokutta, Hans Raj Tiwary and Ronald de Wolf were given the […]

Quantum Impact on Societal Security (QISS) opens various new positions

A consortium, led by Dr. De Haro of the University of Amsterdam, received a 1M euro grant to study the social impact that quantum computers will have on cybersecurity and cryptography. The research consortium, named Quantum Impact on Societal Security (QISS), consists of various leading partners, such as QuSoft, Rathenau Institute, De Nederlandsche Bank, ABN-AMRO, and […]

QSC 7th General Assembly June 2022


On Friday June 24, Amsterdam will host the 7th QSC General Assembly, organized by Lisa Kohl (CWI, Amsterdam) and Vedran Dunjko (LIACS, Leiden). You may expect exciting presentations from Arghavan Safavi-Naini, Koen de Boer, Kenneth Goodenough, Alex Urech and Benno Broer, from fundamental mathematics to experimental quantum optics. Gilles Brassard and Jens Eisert will both give a key note. 10.00 – 10.30: Registration and Coffee 10.30 – 10.40: […]

Large NWA grant for research into the social impact of quantum secure cryptography

16 May 2022, source UvA The arrival of quantum computers will have major societal consequences, especially in the field of cybersecurity. A new consortium led by Sebastian De Haro of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, the Institute of Physics of the University of Amsterdam and QuSoft has received a grant of over 900,000 […]