Quantum Information Theory

High Level Steering Committee Final Report published

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The final report of the High Level Steering Committee for Quantum Technologies has been published.

On the 18th of September the final report of the High Level Steering Committee on Quantum Technologies has been published. This documents complete the intermidiate report which was published in February. The final report expands the section dedicated on the implementation and include a proposal for the governance structure of the QT flagship.

you can find the document at this link https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/quantum-flagship-high...

Pre-publication of the LEIT-ICT WP18-20 (including QKD Testbed)

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The European Commission has made available the prepublication version of the calls for the ICT part of the Work-programme 2018-2020. the documents contains the call for the QKD testbed

Following up yesterday announcement, with the prepublication of the FET workprogramme (you can find the previous announcement here http://qurope.eu/db/news/prepublication-h2020-fet-work-programme-2018-2020 ), the European Commission has made available the prepublication version of another piece of the 2018-2020 work-programme, the one dedicated to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT), which include the call for the QKD testbed. you can find the document here https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/sites/horizon2020/files/h202...

Prepublication of the H2020 FET work Programme 2018-2020

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The EC has made available a prepubblication version of the H2020 Work programme 2018-2020

The European Commission has made available a draft version of the work-programme 2018-2020, which can be found at this link: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/what-work-programme

This is still a preliminary version pending formal adoption by the European Commission, which should happen in October.

The European quantum technologies flagship programme - Special Issue in Quantum Science and Technology

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A recently published article on the Quantum Science and Technology tackles the topic of the European Quantum Technologies Flagship Programme

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Research Type: 
Theory
  • Quantum information theory - channel capacity, Rényi entropies and non-i.i.d. in general
  • Randomness - weak randomness and pseudorandomness, extraction, applications, unitary k-designs
  • Cryptography - mainly security of cryptographic protocols and primitives in connection with randomness
  • Quantum cryptography, communication, and information theory in general.
Leader: 
Jan Bouda

QUSOFT LAUNCHES NEW COLLABORATION WITH FRENCH AND LATVIAN PARTNERS

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QuSoft, the PCQC and the University of Latvia started a collaboration to develop quantum software.

On April 28th, QuSoft (the Dutch research centre for quantum software), the Paris Centre for Quantum Computing (PCQC) and the University of Latvia signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly push the frontiers of quantum information theory and develop quantum software for the future quantum computer.

Quantum Technologies have a hearing at the US Congress

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On the 16 March 2016, The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the United States Congress held a hearing on China's pursuit of new technologies. one of the panel was focussed on Quantum Technologies.

On the 16 March 2016, The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the United States Congress held a hearing on China's pursuit of new technologies.

https://www.uscc.gov/Hearings/hearing-china’s-pursuit-next-frontier-tech-computing-robotics-and-biotechnology-video

Quantum Flagship: HLSC intermediate report handed over to the EC

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Today, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level expert group has been handed over to the European Commission.

Today, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level expert group has been handed over to the European Commission. The hand-over took place during the Quantum Technologies Flagship conference organised by the Maltese presidency, which saw the participation of high profile scientists and industry representatives, as well as several national programme representatives.
 

QuantERA Proposers' Day in Malta

Date: 
2017-02-16
Registration deadline: 
2017-02-10 (All day)
Place: 
Grand Hotel Excelsior - Malta, Great Siege Road, Floriana
 
 
On February 16th, 2017 QuantERA infoday accompanied by a networking event for potential proposers within QuantERA Call 2017 will take place in Malta.
 
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