Following are some references and additional reading on the European quantum scene, to accompany the article “EuroQuantum” (Optics & Photonics News, September 2018).

Reports and articles:

“The FET Flagship model,” European Commission (March 2015)

“The quantum age: Technological opportunities,” U.K. Government Office for Science (2016).

“U.K. quantum technology landscape 2016,” U.K. National Quantum Technologies Programme (2016).

“Quantum Technologies Flagship final report,” European Commission (28 June 2017).

M.F. Riedel et al. “The European quantum technologies flagship programme,” Quantum Sci. Technol. 2, 030501 (2017).

“Europe’s age of light,” Photonics21 (November 2017).

A. Acín et al. “The quantum technologies roadmap: A European community view,” New J. Phys. 20, 080201 (2018).


Quantum Flagship,

Quantum Internet Alliance,



Qutega: German national initiative for quantum technologies,

SIRTEQ: Quantum technologies network in Île-de-France,

U.K. National Quantum Technologies Programme,