Funding: BMBF, 01/2022-12/2024

Background: Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the program “Innovation hub for quantum communication”. Total volume: 15,2 Mio. €, of which 56% are funded by the BMBF.

Content: The objectives of the project “Application-oriented Demonstration of Quantum Communication in Germany” (DemoQuanDT) are the research, development and demonstration of a secure and cross-network QKD network management, within which quantum keys can be distributed and used in a vendor-independent manner. For this purpose, a reference laboratory will be established first. In the next step, a quantum communication test track will be established between Berlin and Bonn.

Project partners: Deutsche Telekom (Consortium lead), ADVA, Hochschule Darmstadt, KEEQuant, Rohde&Schwarz.

Funded members: Sebastian Clermont.

Formerly funded members: Dr. Nina Bindel.