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Nu Quantum in the media!

03/07/2020

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We reflect on the importance of startups in quantum technology, and give details on how recent funding awards have empowered our own research.


15.06.2020

Quantum random number generators project nets £2.8m government funding

A landmark interdisciplinary project focusing on the assurance of quantum random number generators has been awarded £2.8m from the UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.


18.06.2020

Cambridge Trio Key to UK’s Quantum Computing Leap to World Leadership

»Cambridge University spin-out Nu Quantum has been awarded four projects for the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for a total of £3.6 million alongside industrial heavyweight partners such as BT, NPL and Airbus. The company – based at the world-famous Cavendish Laboratory – says it is “ecstatic” at the news.«


08.05.2020

A New Look Into Quantum Computing Startup Nu Quantum

»The University of Cambridge has been a bastion of higher education for over 800 years. Now it could be a leading light for QC technology.«


Building a quantum cryptography company

»A conversation with Nu Quantum co-founder Dr Carmen Palacios Berraquero. «


13.08.2019

Quantum leap for Cambridge University spin-out

»It is about to close a pre-seed round which will take the business through the R & D development phase; the legals should be complete around the end of August. Business Weekly has agreed not to disclose the likely amount until the paperwork is finalised.«


18.10.2019

Nu Quantum raises £650,000 pre-seed round

»The over-subscribed round was led by Amadeus Capital Partners, with participation from IQ Capital, Ahren Capital, Cambridge Enterprise and Martlet Capital, the investment arm of Marshall of Cambridge Group.«


17.10.2019

Quantum photonics hardware developer Nu Quantum secures pre-seed investment

»The raise follows eight years of research at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. Nu Quantum is building high-performance single-photon sources and detectors that work at room temperature. These devices are the building blocks that will enable a range of quantum technologies, the most near-term being Quantum Key Distribution (QKD): communication links which are completely secure as end users are able to detect any imprint on the exchanged photons left by a potential eavesdropper.«


17.10.2019

Nu Quantum builds toward cybersecurity with £650,000 pre-seed round

»Nu Quantum is one of the few quantum companies trying to apply the technology in “free space” communications, meaning without fibre optics. The goal is secure exchange via satellite and metropolitan links, and tests with a major UK telecoms company will begin soon.«