Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre

The Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre is a key part of the UK's National Quantum Technnology Programme and is a world-leading incubator for innovators for quantum inspired technologies.

QTEC offers a twelve-month salaried fellowship to quantum scientists, allowing them a safe environment to explore the commercial potential of their technology ideas. The training programme allows them to develop the skills they need to set up a successful technology start-up and the team of expert mentors led by the QTEC management team, support each Fellow through the start-up process. 

Since 2016, QTEC has supported the creation of 31 new companies including KETS, QLM, FluoretiQ Nu Quantum, Quantum Dice, QURECA, Vector Photonics and SeeQC and a report in November 2019 showed that a third of the UK’s funded Quantum Start-ups originated at QTEC. QTEC alumni companies have raised a total of £41.6 million in equity, contract and grant funding to date and have created over 100 new highly skilled jobs for the UK Quantum Workforce.

Without QTEC I don’t think I’d be in this role today… The support system and the training I received throughout the year was instrumental in pushing me forward and helping me to go beyond my comfort zone - helping me to pursue my passion and my dreams.

Neciah Dorh CEO, FluoretiQ

The QTEC Managment Team and Fellows on Investor Day

Future cohorts

We hope to be able to annouonce new fellowships in 2021. Keep up to date with all of the information. 

About the programme

Find out more about being a fellow, the course structure, and pathways.

Previous fellows

Our previous fellows' profiles and where they are now.

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