We are a team of Europe’s world-leading quantum research institutes and industry actors in nine countries
QIA brings together world-class expertise in engineering, computer science and physics. We are a world-leading and multidisciplinary team of academic, industrial and research technology organisations that are present all along the value chain.
Learn more about our members and how they are contributing to our mission.
Alpine Quantum Technology (AQT)
AQT is working on general-purpose quantum information processors that will support a broad range of applications in various industries.
AMS-IX is a member-based association that operates multiple interconnection platforms around the world.
The CEA is a leader in research, development and innovation that are active in low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies.
Cellnex Telecom SA
Cellnex Telecom is the independent wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure operator that enables operators to access Europe’s most extensive network of advanced telecommunications infrastructure on a shared-use basis.
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) / QuTech
TU Delft is a modern university with eight faculties and over 30 English-language Master programmes that are at the forefront of technological development, contributing to scientific advancement in the interests of society.
Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden)
TU Dresden is a modern comprehensive, multi-discipline university which has 17 faculties and a broad and diverse scientific spectrum that only few other universities in Germany are able to match.
Exail (formerly iXblue) is a leading high-tech industrial company specializing in cutting-edge robotics, maritime, navigation, aerospace and photonics technologies.
Fraunhofer ILT is one of the world’s leading institutes for contract research in the area of laser technology, where applications within quantum technologies have become an important focus.
Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
ICFO is a specialist in quantum repeater hardware, including solid-state quantum memories based on praseodymium-doped solids, in photon pair sources, and in quantum frequency conversion.
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
LIST develops competitive and market-oriented product/service prototypes for public and private stakeholders, and works across the entire innovation chain: fundamental/applied research, incubation, transfer of technologies.
Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPI-INF)
MPI-INF is a leading institution for research in computer networks, Internet architecture, and algorithmics for classical information systems in general.
Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics (MPQ)
MPQ is a forefront research organizations in the fields of quantum physics and photonics, with light-matter interaction at its core.
MyCryoFirm has strong expertise in the design and realization of low and ultra-low temperature cryostats, offering a large range of helium closed circuit cryostats.
National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology (INRIA)
Inria is the French national research institute for digital science and technology. World-class research, technological innovation and entrepreneurial risk are its DNA.
Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) / QuTech
TNO is an independent organisation for applied research. They connect people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.
Portuguese Quantum Institute (PQI)
PQI, a new research institute stemming from Instituto Superior Técnico and the University of Lisbon, develops theoretical research in quantum networks, quantum computation, and quantum sensing.
Q*Bird, a spin-off from TU Delft/QuTech, is a start-up in the Delft Quantum Ecosystem. It provides technology for quantum secure networking, upgradable to future connectivity.
Qblox, a spin-off from TU Delft/QuTech, is the sole provider of quantum control stacks that can be easily integrated with their customers’ quantum computers.
QphoX, a spin-off company from TU Delft, is a quantum transduction company building the world’s first quantum modem™ device, connecting quantum computers across a quantum network.
Quandela, a spin-off from CNRS, is a photonic quantum computing company developing quantum photonics solutions centered on their state-of-the-art quantum light emitter devices and is one of the top five leaders worldwide in optical quantum technologies.
Quantum Delta NL
The Quantum Delta NL Foundation is creating a fully functional national ecosystem for excellence in quantum innovation, for highly talented professionals to bring quantum computers, quantum networks and quantum sensors to the market.
RHEA Luxembourgh SA
RHEA Group is a professional engineering and solutions company, offering engineering solutions, system development and security services for space, government, defence and other critical infrastructure organizations across Europe and North America.
RWTH Aachen’s Quantum Photonics Group conducts research to solve quantum engineering tasks with integrated nonlinear optical processes and devices.
SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies run better by redefining enterprise resource planning and creating networks of intelligent enterprises that provide transparency, resiliency, and sustainability across supply chains.
Sorbonne University, a prestigious academic institution in Paris, and CNRS, one of the world’s leading research institutions, contribute to QIA through the Laboratoire d’Informatique de Sorbonne Université (LIP6) and Laboratoire Kastler Brossel (LKB).
Sparrow Quantum, a spin-out company of the University of Copenhagen, is a quantum technology company dedicated to advancing light-matter interfaces for quantum technologies.
SURF, a cooperative association of Dutch educational and research institutions, has expertise in development and operation of state-of-the-art network and other high-performance IT services.
Swabian Instruments is a young high-tech start-up from Stuttgart (Germany) that is developing novel instrumentation for time-correlated single photon counting, with applications in quantum technology, life sciences, and optical data communication.
Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin)
TU Berlin has strong expertise in development of quantum communication protocols
beyond QKD, verification of computation, including their realization on quantum hardware.
Technical University of Valencia
Technical University of Valencia (Universitat Politècnica de València) has strong expertise in computer engineering, including the definition and implementation of scalable full-stack quantum computing systems.
Telecom Italia (TIM)
TIM is number one telecommunications company in Italy and through our technologies and innovative services we are leading the charge in the digital transition in Italy and Brazil.
Based in Spain, Telefónica is today one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world in terms of market capitalisation and number of customers.
Thales Alenia Space (AS)
Thales AS delivers cost-effective solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures.
Thales Research and Technology (RT)
Thales RT extends the influence of Thales within the scientific and technical communities, offering a platform for innovation and knowledge sharing, and attracting talented science graduates to build on our acquired expertise.
Thales SIX addresses wireless communications, IP networks, satellite communication, network administration and security, including cybersecurity and renowned cryptographic capabilities.
TOPTICA develops and manufactures laser systems for scientific and industrial applications. The portfolio includes (tunable) diode lasers, ultrafast fiber lasers, terahertz systems and optical frequency combs.
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
UCPH, the largest institution of research and education in Denmark, boasts an international research and study environment and is highly ranked on the leading ranking lists of the world’s best universities.
University of Innsbruck (UIBK)
UIBK is currently the largest research and education institution in Tyrol and third largest in Austria according to student population. Four researchers at the University of Innsbruck were distinguished as nobel laureates.
University of Parma
University of Parma brings expertise from computer engineering and physics in the domain of quantum compiling for local/distributed quantum computing, among others.
University of Stuttgart
The University of Stuttgart, a university located in Germany, is one of the top nine leading technical universities in Germany (TU9) with highly ranked programs in civil, mechanical, industrial and electrical engineering.
VeriQloud is a Paris-based company developing solutions for quantum cryptography, based on new quantum architectures and software.