Who we are

Nu Quantum is a spin-out from the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 2018 to develop real-world technology based on research generated over the last decade at the Cavendish Laboratory.


Dr. Carmen Palacios-Berraquero


Dr Carmen

Co-inventor of Nu Quantum technology, national award-winning physicist and leader of pro-equality action in science and beyond.

Dr. Matthew J. Applegate


Dr Matthew
J. Applegate

Computer scientist, mathematician, and industry expert turned quantum physicist. Award-winning co-inventor of Nu Quantum technology.

Prof. Mete Atatüre


Prof Mete Atatüre

World expert on quantum optics and its applications, leading groundbreaking research at the Cavendish for over 10 years.

Yuri Andersson


Yuri Andersson, Exec. MBA

Serial technology entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience as a scientist, director, manager, mentor, and investor.