About us

Vigo Quantum Communication Center

The Vigo Quantum Communication Center (VQCC) at the University of Vigo aims to become a world leading research institute in the understanding and development of quantum communication technologies, which will represent a principal driver of the future telecom industry.

We intend to attract world-class scientists, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students in physics, engineering, mathematics and computer science to Spain, to address key fundamental scientific problems at the forefront of quantum communication and the important applications therein, in a collegial, collaborative, and motivating environment.

A principal goal of VQCC is to promote the education of a quantum workforce of PhD students and young scientists in a truly international research atmosphere, by providing them with outstanding training opportunities through hands-on research projects, specialized courses and seminars, and access to experimental infrastructures at the highest international level; all this guided by international leading experts in the field.

We also aim to build strong long-lasting partnerships, via a collaborative interdisciplinary approach, with strategically selected industry, universities, technological centers, and the public sector, to translate scientific findings and expertise into the development of novel quantum technologies for practical applications in data security in the quantum era.

Join us in this fascinating journey that we begin.

Marcos Curty
Scientific Director

Scientific board

Norbert Lütkenhaus
Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
Harald Weinfurter
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Eleni Diamanti
Sorbonne Université
Hoi-Kwong Lo
University of Hong Kong Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control, University of Toronto
Antía Lamas-Linares
Amazon Web Services