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11th June 2024

Pixel Photonics wins Innovation award of the Münsterland 

Pixel Photonics won the Innovationpreis Münsterland in the startup category. We are happy to be recognised as an innovation driver and to be connected to the innovative network in our region.

22nd May 2024

Foundation of the Pixel Photonics Legal Advisory Board

The emerging deep-tech startup Pixel Photonics has announced the formation of a strategic advisory board to provide decision-making support to the company's management. Dr.-Ing. Antonio Mesquida Küsters, Dr. Oliver Kahl, Dr. Gernot Berger, Prof. Dr. Wolfram Pernice and Jean-Gabriel Boinot-Tramoni now supervise the management of Pixel Photonics and accelerate decision-making processes in its strategic orientation in the areas of financing, internationalisation and growth.


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10th April 2024

Pixel Photonics listed among the 11 most promising european quantum computing startups for VCs

Funding for quantum computing startups increased in Europe and Venture Capital Investors are keeping an eye on startups in the european quantum world. Pixel Photonics was listed as one of the 11 most interesting european startups in quantum computing by Sifted. 


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Image for Press Release about new SupremeQ project to accelerate development of quantum computers

14th March 2024

Quantum Experts Join Forces to Revolutionize European Quantum Computing

ORCA Computing, Pixel Photonics, Sparrow Quantum, and the Niels Bohr Institute (NBI) announce their collaboration on the Eurostars project 'SupremeQ.' This landmark initiative brings together quantum experts from the United Kingdom, Germany, and Denmark with a shared goal of accelerating the development and commercialization of photonic quantum computing technologies to deliver quantum advantage.


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Lab Scene Chip Fabrication for Single Photon Detector

Pixel Photonics, PASQAL and other partners collaborate to building foundations for photonic quantum computer

Pixel Photonics will collaborate with PASQAL, Sorbonne Université, The Institute of Photonic Sciences and Institut d’Optique Théorique et Appliquée to build the essential foundations for a photonic quantum computer powered by neutral atom technology. The project is funded by the pathfinder 2023 grant of the European Innovation Council.


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25th August 2023

Funding from Federal Ministry of Education and Research for MultiQomm Project

The Project "Scalable Multichannel Quantum Communication Platform (MultiQomm)" aims for the development of integrating different superconducting single photon detectors with different detector properties and functions on a single chip. Pixel Photonics is committed to pursue the vision of this novel approach. 


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Precious light

New quantum detectors are at the heart of many technologies, but also have the potential to revolutionize classical fields where light transmits important information.
WI-SNSPDs are used in many areas such as quantum computing, secure quantum communication, life sciences, LiDAR and metrology.


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Making Hidden Worlds Visible

Quantum detectors allow us to see "hidden worlds," from cancer cells to supernovae. As such, novel detectors such as SNSPDs represent an important technological step in the development of optical measurement systems. By waveguide integrating SNSPDs, Pixel Photonics offers an approach to further advance the technological breakthrough. 

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27th October 2022

Pixel Photonics will deliver single photon detectors as sub-contractor for QuiX in DLR development project

Pixel Photonics is now a sub-contractor in a DLR development project of the dutch start-up QuiX with the goal to develop a photonic quantum computer with a minimum of 64 qubits. The project has a duration of four years and Pixel Photonics’ role is the delivery of high performance single photon detectors.


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29th March 2022

Pixel Photonics raised 1.45 million euros in seed-funding

Pixel Photonics was founded in 2020 and has now successfully raised funds in a seed-round. The German VC fund High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), the French quantum-focused VC fund Quantonation and the photonic industry veteran Dr. Hendrik Sabert granted a 1.45 million euro fund. This enables Pixel Photonics to further improve their waveguide integrated SNSPD technology by expanding the team and enter the market. 


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