EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Quantum Computing

19 May 2020

15:00 – 17:30 CEST


Supported by

Toptica (1)
QUTech (1)
Phix Logo FC


Participants will discuss the role of Photonics in Quantum Computing and Quantum Key Distribution, focusing on the new developments necessary, such as programmable PICs, single photon detectors, manipulation of single photons or co-packaging. 

You can find the full transcript of the meeting here for download.

Spirit of the meetings

EPIC Online Technology Meetings are neither ordinary webinars nor conventional online meetings. They are extraordinary in terms of their speakers, attendees, and moderators.

Only a limited group of people will join each meeting. The speakers and attendees represent companies along the entire value chain: component suppliers, system integrators, and end-users.

The spirit of the meetings is to identify ways and reasons for working together. Speakers will give a short presentation about their technologies, solutions and needs related to the topic, and will answer the EPIC questions: “What can they do for you? What can you do for them?” Together with the attendees in the Zoom room, they will exchange expertise and new visions in a round table discussion, which will be continued at the end of the meeting resulting in new business relationships. 

Watch us LIVE on YouTube

EPIC goes LIVE! If you could not get a seat as a speaker or attendee, but still want to participate indirectly, do not miss the opportunity to follow the meeting LIVE via our YouTube channel: EPICPhotonics


Dr. Jose Pozo, CTO at EPIC
Dr. Sana Amairi-Pyka, Project Leader for Optical Technologies at EPIC


Valérian Giesz, Co-Founder and CEO at Quandela – Download PDF
Joseph Emerson, CEO, and Founder at Quantum Benchmark – Download PDF
Anna Lena Giesecke, Group Leader at Nanophotonics AMO – Download PDF
Martin Schell, Executive Director at Fraunhofer HHI – Download PDF
Caterina Taballione, Quantum System Engineer at QUIX – Download PDF
Matteo Cherchi, Senior Scientist at VTT – Download PDF
Federico Mattei, Innovation and Technical Manager, and Quantum Ambassador at IBM – Download PDF
Ulrich Eismann, Product Manager at TOPTICA Photonics – Download PDF
Amado Bautista, Research Scientist at PTB – Download PDF
Christopher Leburn, Commercial Director & Founder at Chromacity – Download PDF
Mark Mackenzie, Senior R&D Engineer at Uniklasers – Download PDF
Mircea Guina, Co-founder, Chairman & CTO at VEXLUM – Download PDF


Alexei Chelnokov, Chief scientist of the Optics and Photonics Dept. at CEA Leti
Aljoscha Schu, Technical Sales Engineer at ficonTEC
Anke Odouli, Exhibition Director at Messe München
Antonello Vannucci, Chief Technology Officer at Photonics 42
Avinash Kumar, Doctoral Candidate at AMO
Benjamin Pages, Sales Manager EMEA at AUREA Technology
Carlos Viana, CEO at ICON Photonics
Caterina Ciminelli, Professor at Politecnico di Bari
Csaba Benedek, Science Manager at ArchEnerg Cluster
Domenico Tulli, Co-Founder & CTO at Quside
Eric Mounier, Fellow Analyst at Yole Développement
Giovanni Delrosso, Sr Scientist & Project Manager at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Hanna Becker, Postdoctoral Researcher at Aarhus University
Heinz Seyringer, CEO at V-Research
Jörg Nowack, CEO at Ephemer
Jorge Guerrero, Adjunct Professor at College of Staten Island
Jörn Epping, Project Manager at LioniX International
Jose Capmany, COO at iPRONICS
Kate Ronayne, Investment Director at Longwall Ventures
Klaus Zimmermann, Technology Analyst at Sony Europe
Manfred Berroth, Professor at University of Stuttgart
Mantas Butkus, Product Line Manager at Coherent
Mark Mattingley-Scott, Principal and Q Ambassador Leader EMEA & AP at IBM
Markus Bilger, Senior Director Product Line Management at VIAVI Solutions
Michael Geiselmann, Managing Director at LIGENTEC
Michelle Hyers, Director of Engineering at PLX
Nachum Gilboa, CEO at FAST Laser Group
Nena Mavridi, Quantum Applications Engineer at Helia Photonics
Noell Wilfried, Director R&D at Suss MicroOptics
Ralph Schachler, Sales Manager at Finetech
Ravi Sundaram, Head of Strategic R&D Markets at Oxford Instruments
Richard Simons, Product & Applications Manager at Low-Light-Level Detection Excelitas Technologies
Simone Lavizzari, Product Director at Prophesee
Thomas Van Els, Senior Business Developer at Technobis


To participate, you need to have access to a computer (preferred) or phone, with video/microphone/sound, you can test your setup on Zoom.

All registered attendees are expected to participate in the full length of the meeting.

We allow only 1 person per company to participate. If more people from the same company want to join, they can watch us LIVE on our YouTube channel.

By registering, you agree that we can use your data to inform you of details concerning this event. EPIC will also share the participants list with the other participants or interested parties. Participation is confirmed only when received a confirmation email from the EPIC staff. By registering you acknowledge our GDPR Statement.


Events Manager Sharara Qasemova: sharara.qasemova@epic-assoc.com; mobile: +420 775465552