Leader (IT): Armando Nolasco Pinto (

Optical Quantum Communications Group (OQC‐Av)

Address: Instituto de Telecomunicações, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193, Aveiro, Portugal

Phone: +351 234 377 900


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Latest News

  • 3rd General Assembly of QuantaGenomics took place in Barcelona.
  • November 13, 2023
  • The QuantaGenomics consortium welcome to its new partner Ophiomics. .
  • November 1, 2023
  • Two of QuantaGENOMICS' members, Instituto de Telecomunicações and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, co-organized the 3rd workshop on Quantum Communications, co-located with the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2023), which took place in Bucharest, the capital of Romania.
  • July 2nd to 6th, 2023
  • 2nd General Assembly of QuantaGenomics took place in Paris.
  • June 8, 2023
  • On March 13, took place "Quantum Tech Day: the present and future of quantum technologies", organized by Quantum Communications Group (Instituto de Telecomunicações - Aveiro).This event is integrated with the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications, and Informatics (DETI Universidade de Aveiro). This workshop was attended by the Secretary of State for Digitization and Administrative Modernization Mário Campolargo and the Director General of GNS Almirante Gameiro Marques.
  • March 13, 2023
  • Organized by the project coordinator, Instituto de Telecomunicações, the first in-person QuantaGenomics General Assembly was held on 22nd December 2022 and took place in Aveiro, at IT - Aveiro University, and was attended by the majority of the partners (IT, SU, CBR, ICFO, and UPM). The event aimed to join teammates and partners to discuss the running tasks and activities, in addition to defining the following steps according to the work plan for each stage. Prof. Armando Pinto and Nelson Muga chaired the session that had several presentations, distributed over the different work packages: Nelson Muga, IT – WP1; Verena Yacoub, SU – WP2; Paula Alonso, ICFO, and Sara Mantey, IT – WP3; Laura Ortiz, UPM – WP4; Mário Grãos, CBR – WP5. During the session, it was possible to bring the results of the work is being done since the beginning of the project. The representatives had the opportunity to share with their colleagues the work status, discuss new ideas, and plan further steps. The next in-person General Meeting will consolidate the first year of the project and will take place in Paris, in May 2023.
  • December 22, 2022
  • Sponsored by the QuantaGENOMICS’ partner Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, in collaboration with the Austrian Institute of Technology, and Telefónica, the event "QKD days in Madrid", hosting the latest meeting of the OPENQKD project , brought together leading QKD experts, as well as European equipment suppliers and policymakers on 14 and 15 December 2022. The event was an opportunity to join contributions from companies, universities, and researchers from 38 members of a European consortium of the Quantum Flagship to pave the way towards a pan-European infrastructure for secure quantum communication (QKD, Quantum Key Distribution, cryptographic networks).
  • May 1, 2022
  • The QuantaGenomics won the QuantERA Short Video Contest Quantera Strategic Conference.
  • September 22, 2022
  • The QuantaGenomics Project was presented at the Quantera Strategic Conference .
  • September 20, 2022
  • The QuantERA Consortium is pleased to announce that the QuantaGenomics project was considered for fundingu in 2021 call for Applied Quantum Science (AQS).
  • May 1, 2022