Universities of Sussex and Bristol jointly launch £24m doctoral training centre

By |2024-04-19T09:16:22+01:00March 13th, 2024|

The University of Sussex, in partnership with the University of Bristol, has announced that it is to receive millions in funding to launch a brand new quantum technologies Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).  The Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Information Science and Technologies was one of 65 new CDTs announced yesterday (Tuesday 12 March) by the Science and Technology Secretary, Michelle Donelan.  

It will receive £24 million of funding via the government’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), industry and other government organisations, as part of wider work to support leading research in areas the government has designated of national importance. 

Universities of Sussex and Bristol launch £24m doctoral training centre to develop future leaders in quantum tech

BBC Breakfast: Making quantum computers modular

By |2023-11-13T15:02:15+00:00November 13th, 2023|

Researchers from the University of Sussex and Universal Quantum have demonstrated for the first time that quantum bits (qubits) can directly transfer between quantum computer microchips and demonstrated this with record-breaking speed and accuracy. This breakthrough resolves a major challenge in building quantum computers large and powerful enough to tackle complex problems that are of critical importance to society.


The future of quantum computing in academia and industry

By |2021-09-01T17:05:01+01:00September 1st, 2021|

Professor Winfried Hensinger presented his personal journey spanning three continents and four countries, in a bid to achieve his goal of building a scalable quantum computer. He discussed the future of quantum computing and quantum technologies in academia and industry at the Careers in Quantum online event on 3 June 2021, organised by the University of Bristol Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training. You can watch the advice he gave here.

University announces strategic partnership with Universal Quantum

By |2020-11-25T17:25:27+00:00November 25th, 2020|

We are happy to announce a strategic partnership with full stack quantum computing company Universal Quantum. Universal Quantum is a spin-out from the Sussex Ion Quantum Technology group. This partnership will allow us to develop and construct practical quantum computers. More information can be found here.

Sussex quantum physicist gives evidence to MPs on future of technology

By |2020-02-17T09:53:52+00:00July 19th, 2018|

Professor Winfried Hensinger, Director of the SussexCentre for Quantum Technologies and Head of the Sussex Ion Quantum Technology Group appeared before the House of Commons’ Science and Technology Select Committee on 17 July, to give evidence as part of the Committee’s inquiry exploring the opportunities and challenges for new quantum technologies. (more…)

Sussex physicist advises German Parliament on quantum computing

By |2020-02-17T09:24:13+00:00June 8th, 2018|

Professor Winfried Hensinger, Director of the Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies and Head of the Sussex Ion Quantum Technology Group, was invited by the German Parliament to testify about the ideas and technology behind quantum computing. (more…)