- UK National Quantum Technologies Programme Strategic Intent 2020 (PDF, 11MB)
- Quantum Information Processing Landscape 2020: Prospects for UK Defence and Security (PDF, 2MB)
- UK Quantum Technology Landscape 2016 (PDF, 5MB)
A perspective of UK quantum technology prepared by and for the UK quantum technology community.
- National Quantum Technologies Strategy 2015 (PDF, 547KB)
The National Quantum Technologies Strategy outlines how quantum technologies represent a billion-pound opportunity for the UK economy.
- National Quantum Technologies Roadmap 2015 (PDF, 567KB)
The roadmap for quantum technologies in the UK produces a snapshot of the current quantum technologies landscape.
About quantum technologies
- Podcasts about quantum technologies
Created and hosted by first year PhD students from the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training.
Impact of our programme
UK National Quantum Technology Showcase 2017
- Professor Sir Peter Knight and Professor Ian Walmsley: a Perspective article “UK national quantum technology programme”
2019 Quantum Science and Technology, Volume 4, Number 4
Industrial partnerships are central to the work of the Quantum Communications Hub. Find out more about some of their collaborations with leading companies and start-ups. If you are interested in partnering with the Hub, contact the business development manager, Klitos Andrea, via email@example.com.
- Space-based quantum security (PDF, 400KB)
Miniature satellites developed in the UK are promising to provide ultra-secure communications using quantum technology: tapping out secret keys encoded in single photons sent down from orbit.
- Quantum brain scanner (PDF, 400KB)
A new scanner based on quantum sensors can detect the magnetic fields generated when neurons fire. It will give doctors a new view of the brain at work, to aid treatment of disorders including epilepsy and dementia.
- Quantum security in your pocket (PDF, 395KB)
A handy prototype device promises unhackable personal security for banking and shopping.
- Quantum computing with diamonds (PDF, 395KB)
By using lasers to create precisely engineered crystal defects, a group at the universities of Oxford and Warwick is learning to turn diamonds into the building blocks of a quantum computer.
- Networked quantum computing (PDF, 399KB)
A UK collaboration is using light to link small quantum processors, an ion-based approach that could lead to large, powerful quantum computers.
- Gravity sensors see underground (PDF, 402KB)
A UK collaboration is learning to see deep underground, using quantum technology to detect minuscule variations in the force of gravity. Among other things this could make roadworks faster and more efficient by revealing pipes and hidden hazards.
- Look around corners with the quantum periscope (PDF, 961KB)
A quantum camera being developed in the UK can see objects hidden behind walls or other barriers. It could be used to aid rescuers and improve the safety of self-driving cars.
- Delivering the National Strategy for Quantum Technologies (PDF, 450KB)
This brochure provides information on the range of investments being made by the partners of the National Quantum Technologies Programme to deliver the National Strategy for Quantum Technologies. It also includes case studies to demonstrate the impact of some of these investments.
- Enabling a strong foundation of capability in quantum technologies (PDF, 1.8MB)
Examples of progress towards enabling a strong foundation of capability in the UK, one of the five areas for further action identified in the National Quantum Technologies Strategy.
- Creating the right social and regulatory context for quantum technologies (PDF, 1.1MB)
Examples of progress towards creating the right social and regulatory context, one of the five areas for further action identified in the National Quantum Technologies Strategy.
- Growing a skilled workforce flyer (PDF, 195KB)
Examples of progress towards growing a skilled workforce, one of the five areas for further action identified in the National Quantum Technologies Strategy.
- Stimulating applications and market opportunities flyer (PDF, 534KB)
Examples of progress towards stimulating application and market opportunities, one of the five areas for further action identified in the National Quantum Technologies Strategy.
Useful programme information
- NQTP branding guidelines (PDF, 319KB)
The consistent use of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme identity helps build recognition of and familiarity with our identity. Please follow our guidance when working with the NQTP brand and logo. These identity guidelines offer a comprehensive set of instructions and best practice for anyone designing, or working with, the NQTP brand and identity.
- NQCC Annual Report 2021 (PDF, 2MB)
- Quantum Technology Career Development Workshop Report (PDF, 685KB)
- Chip-scale Quantum Key Distribution (PDF, 1.1MB)
- Consumer Quantum Key Distribution (PDF, 3.4MB)
- EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub (PDF, 735KB)
- Quantum Key Distribution (PDF, 1.1MB)
- Quantum Random Number Generators (PDF, 4.1MB)
- Quantum-Safe Secure Communications (PDF, 1.1MB)
- Satellite Quantum Key Distribution for Space (PDF, 1MB)
- Standards for Quantum Technologies (PDF, 979KB)
- UKQNtel (PDF, 1.2MB)