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May 17, 2022 - News & Press

3rd MATMED MDR workshop at CeNTech

On May 17th an additional MDR/IVDR workshop supported by the EU project MATMED ( took place at CeNTech. In the collaboration with the TÜV SÜD Akademie ( the referent Christina Lozancic addressed in particular the topics responsibility/liability for regulatory compliance and the establishment of a risk management system. She pointed out that SMEs need to work together and/or to linkup in order to overcome the challenges within the certification process. 10 participants working at SMEs and/or start-ups from the Münsterland region registered for the workshop.

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April 1, 2022 - News & Press

CeNTech Start up Pixel Photonics received seed funding

Pixel Photonics, a Quantum technology spin-off from the WWU Münster located at CeNTech, raised 1.45 million Euros in a seed-round from the German VC fund High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), the French quantum-focused VC fund Quantonation as well as the photonic industry veteran Dr. Hendrik Sabert. Pixel Photonics develops highly scalable integrated-optical single-photon detectors that enable scaling of solutions in quantum computing, QKD and imaging among others. The Pixel Photonics detector design is based on research activities of the CeNTech scientists Prof. Wolfram Pernice and Prof. Carsten Schuck.

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March 2022 - News & Press

NRW Government supports network EIN Quantum NRW

The University of Münster (WWU) is founding partner of the new competence network 'EIN Quantum NRW'. The State of North Rhine-Westphalia is funding the network with 12.5 million euros until 2026. The network partners are going to contribute additional 7.5 million euros. Quantum computing and quantum communication have tremendous potential and will have a significant impact on future development in the fields of communication and information technologies. Active players in Münster include Prof. Wolfram Pernice and Prof. Carsten Schuck, WWU, and the start-up company Pixel Photonics, both located at CeNTech.

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