Innovate UK Quantum Networks Accelerator Cultivation Workshop

A community workshop to highlight and shape future plans for industry-led quantum networks funding competitions, to catalyse industry engagement and foster collaborations.

Event Details


09.30 - 14.00


Etc. Venues
5th floor
50-52 Chancery Ln
London, WC2A 1HL

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The 2023 UK Quantum Strategy laid out a set of priority actions for quantum technologies in the UK. A Quantum Networks Accelerator programme of up to £20M is amongst the first of these priorities. To deliver on this, Innovate UK are planning funding competitions to launch in summer 2023. This cultivation workshop is being held to:

  1. Give a first look towards forthcoming funding competitions, their objectives and timescales
  2. Workshop on quantum networks to engage the ecosystem to outline priorities, opportunities and challenges and to shape the upcoming programme
  3. Support networking between industry and academia.

Who is it for: Industry, researchers and organisations active or interested in the development of quantum networks and their commercial potential.

Agenda – half day

09:30am          Arrival

10:00am          Start – Introduction, context and future plans: Innovate UK & others 

10:45am          Coffee break

11:15am          Workshop breakout: quantum networks, opportunities & challenges 

12:30pm          Concluding remarks & Q&A

1:15pm            Networking Lunch 

2:00pm            Close


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