The Quantum Incubator

The partner institutions of IQST have established the Quantum Incubator to increase exchange with industry, and to support researchers in bringing their ideas to products.



The Quantum Incubator provides:

  • Entrepreneurial training by industry leaders,
  • Experienced business angels to foster start-up activities in IQST,
  • Push-pull workshops to facilitate the transfer of know-how from academia to industry,
  • Networking for scientists and engineers from both the Universities of Stuttgart and Ulm and industry partners,
  • IP support to entrepreneurs from IQST,
  • Connections to national and international start-up funding and venture capital.

Join the Quantum Incubator's monthly quantum entrepreneur seminar (see below) - an industry-led seminar series to inspire quantum innovations in both academia and industry.

Current start-up companies involved:

Industry Partners:

Quantum Entrepreneur Upcoming Seminars and Events

Aug. 11. 15:00,  to  Aug. 11. 17:00  There will be two talks given by: Thomas Hümmer, LMU Munich and Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, and Dr Helmut Fedder, CEO Swabian Instruments  Read more
Jul. 14. 10:30,  Come join to hear about the work of Albrecht Bartels with optical frequency combs, and his transition from PhD work to being a managing director of a major photonics company. Read more
Jun. 27. 17:15,  Speaker:Michael Bolle, Corporate Research and Development, Robert Bosch GmbH  Title: Quantum Technologies and their importance for Bosch Read more
May. 29. 16:00,  Get to know the EXIST Founders Program, the TTI GmbH and other entrepreneurs in Stuttgart! Read more
May. 11. 19:00,  Speaker:Dr. Michael Thiel, Chief Science Officer, CSO, Nanoscribe GmbH, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen.Title:What if 3D printing was 100× more precise? Read more

Quantum Incubator News

Albrecht Bartels discussed his work with optical frequency combs and their applications, and his transition from PhD work to being a managing director of a major photonics company. Read more
Michael Bolle, the president of corporate research at Bosch and a IQST Scientific Advisory Board Member, discussed the future of quantum technologies at Bosch.   Read more
Cambridge Quantum Computing presented commercial applications of quantum computers Read more

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