Pioneering Impulses from the Rhenish Region for Photonic Quantum Technologies

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Quantum technologies offer great potential for the development of disruptive applications such as in communication, computing, imaging and sensor technology. In the Rhenish region, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is initiating strategic alliances with its partners to advance photonics-based quantum technologies. Together with Forschungszentrum Jülich, Fraunhofer ILT is coordinating the establishment of a Center of Quantum Science and Engineering CQSE to open the way for a high-growth innovation ecosystem. In addition, a quantum internet node is to be installed in Aachen in cooperation with the Dutch QuTech as part of a transnational network.