Quantum Technology & Neurotechnology Innovation Networks: Quantum magnetic sensors for brain imaging

How can advances in quantum sensing benefit healthcare?

Event Details


10.00 - 12.00



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KTN’s Neurotechnology and Quantum Technology Innovation Networks and KTN’s Healthcare team have joined forces to hold this webinar to explore how novel sensors are leading to improved capabilities.

Webinar recording and slides are now available

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Recent advances in quantum magnetic sensors offer exciting opportunities for improved magnetic imaging of the brain.

The purpose of the webinar is to link the quantum sensing and brain imaging communities and raise awareness of new opportunities resulting from the uptake of quantum technologies.

Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Matthew Brookes | University of Nottingham
  • Dr. Carolyn O’Dwyer | University of Strathclyde
  • Prof. Stefano Seri | Aston University


10:00 | Welcome & housekeeping, Bob Cockshott & Charlie Winkworth-Smith

10:05 | Quantum magnetic sensors, Prof Matt Brookes

10:30 | SERF Magnetometry for MEG, Dr Carolyn O’Dwyer

10:55 | Clinical challenges in MEG applications, Prof Stefano Seri

11:20 | Panel Q&A

11:50 | Closing remarks & End

About the Neurotechnology Innovation Network

The UK already has a world leading research base in neurotechnology. The Neurotechnology Innovation Network will help transfer knowledge from academia to the fast-growing industry sector and will provide a vital meeting place between clinicians and technologists. The aims of this network are to grow the neurotechnology community and accelerate innovation through cross-sector collaborations. Join this innovative community!

About the Quantum Technologies Innovation Network

The Quantum Technologies Innovation Network will help to maximise the return from the UK Government’s £350m investment over 5 years to commercialise quantum technology. The group is a delivery partner in the Quantum Programme and supports and connects researchers, technology developers and users to link markets and suppliers to create a self-sustaining and profitable world-class UK quantum technology sector. Sign up here to join this community for exclusive news and events.


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