QTSpace hands over a strategic report on “Quantum Technologies in Space” to ESA and EU representatives
On 15th November 2017, during the ESA 2nd Workshop on Quantum Technology, Angelo Bassi, Chair of QTSpace, handed a strategic report on “Quantum Technologies in Space” over to ESA, represented by Franco Ongaro (Director of Technology, Engineering and Quality and Head of ESTEC) and Jean-François Buggenhout (Deputy Head of Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission). The strategic report, prepared a scientific committee of 28 academic and industrial partners, identifies the state of the art and future strategies for the technological development of quantum devices for space applications. The report was presented in its intermediate form. It will be open to the wider community for feedback, based on which a final report will be prepared, whose delivery is scheduled for 2018.