Quant Centre

Centre for Quantum Nanotechnology Twente

With around 100 FTEs working in quantum related topics QUANT is one of the powerhouses in the Netherlands. Most of the research activities are conducted, or have spun out from, the various faculties of the University of Twente and are bundled in the Quantum Nanotechnology Twente (QUANT) Centre. The main technological themes are quantum photonics, quantum electronics and quantum materials and all make use of the MESA+ institute for Nanotechnology as common high end facility. With successful quantum photonics industry in its midst, the ecosystem surrounding the QUANT Centre is rapidly growing. At the core of all the activities at University of Twente however is the talent development for the future quantum landscape. In summary, the structure of the QUANT Centre is such it adheres to the goals of the National Technology Strategy to increase talent, work towards funding and market creation with access to high end facilities such as the MESA+ Nanolab.

We are the Centre for Quantum Nanotechnology Twente (QUANT). Pepijn Pinkse is the director of QUANT, with Floris Zwanenburg as co-director. Quant has officially been opened during the (online) MESA+ day on 21 September 2020.