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BMBF grant for CeNTech start-up Pixel Photonics

(photo: Pixel Photonics GmbH)

January 2022

Pixel Photonics and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) have received a joint research grant of roughly 2.6 million EUR from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to develop a new generation of high-speed quantum key distribution (QKD) systems. Within the QSAMIS project Pixel Photonics and the WWU will develop a new type of ultrafast QKD system with significantly increased data rates in the Gbit/s regime, serving as a building block for large-scale QKD networks and providing data security to critical sectors such as government, healthcare and finance. QSAMIS is part of the BMBF call "Enabling Start-up Unternehmensgründungen in den Quantentechnologien und der Photonik".

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