Welinq, a leading quantum interconnects company, has secured a significant European Investment Council (EIC) Transition grant of €2.5 million to advance neutral atom quantum memory technology. This grant, part of the Quantum Internet Alliance’s quantum flagship initiative in collaboration with Sorbonne University and CNRS, will fuel the development of products crucial for the realization of the Quantum Internet and the integration of quantum computers. Welinq aims to establish itself as a frontrunner in European Quantum Internet infrastructure by leveraging its cutting-edge quantum memory technology. The support from the European Union will enable Welinq to translate its research into industrial quantum networking solutions, essential for Europe’s strategic autonomy and the progression of distributed quantum computing applications.

A press release provided by Welinq announcing the grant can be accessed here.

April 11, 2024