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QUEST Kick-off Event

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The Cyprus Institute announced on Thursday 28/02/2023 the beginning of the QUEST research project. Main speaker was the QUEST ERA Chair holder Dr. Karl Jansen, who dived us into the world of Quantum Computing, the challenges and the opportunities arising from the emerging Quantum Computing technologies.

The event was welcomed by the Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Mr. Kyriakos Kokkinos and Prof. Stavros Malas, The Cyprus Institute President. Prof. Constantia Alexandrou, QUEST PI, introduced the project and the ERA Chair holder Dr. Jansen.

Quantum Workshop Cyprus

Researchers from the Centre of Quantum Technologies and Applications and the ERA Chair QUEST come together in a three day workshop between the 25-27th of October 2023, and discussed about the latest developments in quantum computing related projects.

Visit by the European Research Executive Agency Delegation 

The Head of the Operational/Project Management Sector (REA C3 – ‘Widening Participation’) at the European Research Executive Agency (REA), established by the European Commission (EC), Mr. Patricio Ortiz de la Torre, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

During the meeting, Prof. Constantia Alexandrou, Dr Stella Manoli, and Dr Georgios Christodoulou discussed the progress of the QUEST Project.

Outreach Events

QUEST has participated in the following events:

  • Reflect Festival – 20&21 September 2023 Dr Stella Manoli (QUEST) and Dr Enrico Brehm (DESY) delivered a workshop on “Navigating the New Digital Frontiers: Paradigm Shifts in Product and Material Design” representing QUEST project. QUEST project was also represented by the project members at the joined Cyprus Institute booth.
  • sCYence Fair – 17th March 2024: QUEST participated with a hands-on activity aiming to introduce quantum computing and its possible application to the public