Quantum technologies will drive profound social and economic developments in the 21st century. In the global race for the latest breakthroughs, the high density of cooperating research institutions with outstanding expertise promises to give the state of Lower Saxony a unique competitive advantage.

Building on past successes, the Ministry of Science and Culture and the Volkswagen Foundation, together with leading research institutions and companies, launched Quantum Valley Lower Saxony in 2020: an amalgamation of Lower Saxony’s expertise in quantum technologies to promote international visibility and local value creation.


Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for quantum information technology

Robert Raußendorf is coming to Hannover A great success in the competition for Germany’s most highly endowed research award: the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has awarded one of its Alexander von Humboldt Professorships this year to Professor Robert Raußendorf. The renowned quantum physicist will move from the University of British Columbia, …
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Playing with quanta

phaeno and TU Braunschweig present joint exhibits What are phenomena such as quantum entanglement and quantum teleportation all about? In the BMBF project HolodeckQ, the TU Braunschweig and the phaeno Wolfsburg jointly developed interactive exhibits to illustrate quantum phenomena to a broad public in a motivating and comprehensible way. Since the …
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German-Japanese Summer

Visiting Tokyo with TU-Professor Vadim Issakov The cooperation between TU Braunschweig and Keio University in Tokyo continued to gain momentum over the summer. First, Professor Vadim Issakov travelled to Japan and lectured on analogue integrated circuits in biomedicine. This was followed by a workshop on “Next Generation Quantum Computing”, which mainly …
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