18 July 2022

The future of The cybersecurity in the world of Quantum Computing is at stake in Limoges.

On 5 July, the NIST (National Institute of Standard and Technology), the CNRS (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique), and the University of Limoges signed a licensing agreement on the basis of patents developed in Limoges.
20 June 2022

Ready to join our Quantum Journey?

The Naquidis team took the occasion of the ALPHA-RLH cluster members' forum at Château Laffitte to announce its new platform of Scientific Matchmaking.The platform's features are open to any organizations or individuals interested in exploring the potential of quantum technologies…
7 April 2022

Postdoctoral & PhD positions available

Location: Institut d’Optique d’Aquitaine, Talence (Bordeaux area, France) A unique environment for quantum technologies, combining cutting-edge academic research and application-oriented industrial R&D and gathering key players in the field: LP2N: Academic research lab, specialized in novel atom interferometry techniques iXblue:…
17 March 2022

ESA probing navigation via the quantum realm

ESA’s NAVISP programme – helping to invent the future of European navigation – is probing the science of the very small. The aim is to employ hyper-sensitive quantum technology-based sensors as supplementary navigation solutions, including tracking local variations in gravity…
16 February 2022

Correlated quantum sensors to verify General Relativity

A team of French physicians (CNRS, Institut d'Optique Graduate School, Observatoire de Paris, UPMC, Université de Bordeaux), supported by CNES and ESA, publishes a detailed study showing how two different matter waves can allow to test the principle of the…
15 November 2021

Combining cybersecurity acceleration strategy and quantum strategy in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

A first call for projects aimed at supporting the development of critical and innovative cybersecurity technology building blocks was published on 28 July as part of France’s cybersecurity acceleration strategy. This call for projects is the first of a several;…
2 November 2021

Representing Nouvelle-Aquitaine’s quantum ecosystem at the European Commission

The NAQUIDIS Center is an official member of the Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC).  The Consortium advocates, promotes, and fosters the common interests of the European Quantum Industry towards all Quantum Technology stakeholders. Objectives:  Identify gaps in the Quantum Technology sector…
25 October 2021

At TNO and PTB’s side for the FPA “open testing, and pilot production capabilities for quantum technologies”

The Naquidis Center participated in the Matchmaking Partners Day for the FPA “open testing, and pilot production capabilities for quantum technologies” on October 25. Philippe Bouyer gave a 10-minute pitch in which he presented Nouvelle-Aquitaine’s quantum ecosystem to more than…
21 October 2021

AI, robotics and quantum technology

NAIA.R (R for robotics) will take place over 3 days, from 9 to 11 December 2021, at H14 in Bordeaux. It will have over 5,000 m2 of space for demonstrations, stands, professional meetings, workshops, round tables and conferences. The event…
21 October 2021

Naquidis coordinates and submits VIQTOR, its first European project, and wins 2021 ‘Setting up European or/and International Scientific Networks (MRSEI)’ call for projects

Quantum sensors have been studied extensively and are commercially available today, but they are also very limited. Measurements can only be made along one direction, whereas three-dimensional vector-type measurements are required for many applications. In addition, ‘dead time’ during the…
4 October 2021

Nouvelle-Aquitaine is well represented on the SGPI’s quantum map

 On 4 October, the founding partners of the Naquidis Center met with Neil Abroug, Head of the French National Quantum Strategy, for the first time. Neil Abroug is an engineer at the French National Institutes of Science and Technology (INSA)…
17 September 2021

Muquans and Naquidis in the spotlight in Echos Judiciares Girondins’ 17 September 2021 issue

‘Three physicists with great industrial ambitions founded Gironde-based company Muquans, which has since become number one in quantum sensors in France. Ten years later, it made a huge change by joining forces with iXblue, a company that aims to become…
2 September 2021

XLIM and IMB among the nine finalists of NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography Program

Securing today’s data against tomorrow’s enemies.  Digital communications are currently protected by asymmetric cryptography technology. Peter Shor has shown that a powerful quantum computer could break current encryption. What would happen if some of today’s top-secret information, such as diplomatic…
22 July 2021

Have the Naquidis Center team come to meet you

The Naquidis Center is the result of 3 years of hard work. It aims to accelerate quantum technology research. The creators of the Naquidis Center have developed a hybrid form of operating inspired by the leading innovation centres, with the…