ID Quantique

Quantum cryptography company

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ID Quantique

ID Quantigue at UKNQT Showcase 2017

Richard Collins of Univ. of Bristol shows off ID Quantique QKD rack being used for metropolitan pilot in Bristol

Key Events

26 Feb 2018, SK Telecom announced a US$65m strategic investment in ID Quantique. The South Korean telco had previously partnered with ID Quantique to develop a compact quantum random number generator.

Recent Insight
  • Quantum safe cryptography – waiting to save the world
    Future quantum computers will one day bring us many great benefits. Unfortunately they will also break many of the cryptographic protocols on which current Internet security depends. Google’s quantum supremacy breakthrough notwithstanding, this is still most likely many years off. However, sensitive data intercepted and stored today, or long lifecycle ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowOctober 4, 2019
  • Seeding innovation in commercial quantum networks
    Next generation quantum key distribution is set to offer easier deployment on existing real-world infrastructure. The importance of partnering to offer end-to-end business services to early adopters is growing. The recent extension of the UK Quantum Network to the BT led tech cluster at Adastral Park is a powerful statement. ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowMarch 30, 2019
  • Europe’s drive to create wealth from Quantum Technology
    The focus of the EU’s €1b Quantum Flagship programme is not basic science, nor is it simply about bringing new technologies to market. The end-goal is driving wealth creation, jobs and societal benefits in Europe. This requires kick-starting the competitive position of European industry in this sector and making Europe ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowMarch 6, 2019
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Project Description

ID Quantique (IDQ) is the world leader in quantum-safe crypto solutions, designed to protect data for the long-term future. The company provides quantum-safe network encryption, secure quantum key generation and quantum key distribution solutions and services to the financial industry, enterprises and government organisations globally.
IDQ also commercializes a quantum random number generator, which is the reference in the security, simulation and gaming industries.
Additionally, IDQ is a leading provider of optical instrumentation products, most notably photon counters and related electronics. The company’s innovative photonic solutions are used in both commercial and research applications.

Project Details
  • SME: ID Quantique
  • Founded: 2001
  • Capabilities: Random number generation, quantum-safe security, single-photon systems
  • Home: www.idquantique.com
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