Quauntum technology

Quantum-proof network to be established between Danish ministries

A number of government ministries and universities are establishing a quantum-encrypted communication network to prepare Danish society for the quantum-proof communication of the future. DTU is the project coordinator.

Photo: Maja Mohr Mortensen, Erhvervsministeriet.
Kickoff of QCI.DK with visit in DTU's laboratory for quantum technology. From left: Professor Ulrik Lund Andersen, DTUPhysics, Morten Bødskov, Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and Head of Department Jane Hvolbæk Nielsen, DTU Physics


Total budget: 6 million EUR

The project has received funding from the European Union's Digital Europe programme under Grant agreement No 101091659.

Project duration: 2.5 years, starting January 2023

QCI.DK partners: Technical University of Denmark (coordinator), University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University, Danish e-infrastructure Cooperation (DeIC), Sparrow Quantum, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science