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. Now in its fourth cohort, QTEC has supported the creation of 28 new companies including KETS, QLM, Nu Quantum 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 £18.9 million in equity, contract and grant funding to date and have created 56.5 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

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