Communication from the EC: Quantum Technology Flagship programme officially published – aims for 2018 ramp up phase.


The preparatory steps will begin already this year.


As previously announced, the European commission has officialised the process that will lead to a Quantum technology Flagship in connection with the final phase of the framework program H2020.

The communication, which addresses also the broad framework of the “European Cloud Initiative“,  indicate that the EC will launch the stakeholder consultation already this year. The aim is to be ready for the ramp up phase by the beginning of 2018.

Quantum Technologies flagship announced


Commissioner Oettinger announces 1b€ flagship on Quantum Technologies

G.  Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, in his speech at a recent Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) workshop held at the European Parliament in Brussels, (see 

Quantum Flagship: HLSC intermediate report handed over to the EC


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.

Minutes of the High Level Steering Committee meeting of the 10th November 2016

As follow up to the publication of the minutes of the Flagship Berlin workshop, we publish here below the minutes of the High Level Steering Committee meeting, which took place after the workshop.

QT Flagship Community Consultation workshop - minutes and relevant documents

On the 10 November 2016, in Berlin, a community wide consultation workshop for the QT flagship took place. we attach here below all the documents, as well as a new version of the minutes (the hyperlinks are now pointing to the qurope database).

QT Flagship Community Consultation Workshop - minutes of the meeting


we publish the minutes of the QT Flagship workshop that took place the 10th November in Berlin.

Here you can download the minutes of the workshop


If you have any question, further input, or need any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us at mattia [dot] giardini [at] uni-ulm [dot] de

Quantum flagship - Summary of results of the Commission High Level Steering Committee first meeting


The document containing a summary of results of the Commission HLSC is available for download 

The Commission High Level Steering Committee ( has released a summary of the results obtained during its first meeting (Brussels, Tuesday 20 Spetember 2016).

The file can be downloaded here.

Quantum flagship - online consultation on the QUTE consensus paper and registration for the Flagship workshop


A Community consulation has been launched with respect to the Quantum Flagship - the input will be presented to the High Level Steering Committee during an open workshop on the 10th of November in Berlin.

The High Level Steering Committee ( initiated a consultation process in order to collect the community consensus about the possible structure and governance of the QT Flagship.

During the first HLSC meeting, on the 20th September, T. Calarco presented the following documents:

Public call for applications to extend membership of the high-level expert group on quantum technologies


The call aims to include 12 new members from industries with interest in the Quantum Technologies

DG Connect, as follow up to the recent appointment of the High-Level expert group, has opened a public call in order to add 12 more members to the group.

The Call is aimed to industries with interest in the field of Quantum Technologies. Additional members will be individuals appointed to represent a common interest or organisations. Therefore, there will be two types of membership:

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