PROGRAM

Casimir Online Workshop - Starting a quantum tech company - experiences from the first year of QuiX

Date:

Time:

10:00-10:45 hrs

Location:

online via Teams, we'll send you the link

 

Abstract

In January 2019, Casimir alumnus and former Casimir PhD Platform member Jelmer Renema co-founded QuiX, a company which produces integrated photonic solutions for quantum information processing. In this online session, Jelmer will give an overview of his experiences from the first year of this company. He will focus on the differences between an academic environment and one of industrial research, and on the practicalities of life in a tech startup.

This talk will be of interest to those considering the choice between academia and industry, as well as those contemplating starting their own business. 

Speaker's bio

Jelmer Renema is a quantum tech researcher at the University of Twente, and CTO of QuiX BV. He did his PhD in Leiden, in the group of Martin van Exter, before moving to Oxford for a postdoc. After obtaining a Veni grant, he moved to the University of Twente.

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