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17 July 2019

Teledyne e2v hosts kick off for the UKâ€s Quantum Technology Leadership Group to lead national quantum effort for industry

Teledyne e2v co-chair group to represent the industrial voice of quantum technology in the UK.

Chelmsford, UK – 16 July 2019 Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company, hosted the UKâ€s Quantum Technology Leadership Group (QTLG) kick off meeting. The QTLG, co-chaired by Dr. Trevor Cross, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Quantum Technologies at Teledyne e2v and Dr. Graeme Malcom OBE, CEO of M Squared Lasers, was assembled at the request of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to be responsible for bringing together the views of industry and providing a single point of contact for government and wider stakeholders. This highlights Teledyne e2vâ€s significant role in cohering the industrial voice of quantum technology in the UK.

The formation of the QTLG coincides with the announcement at London Tech week (10th June 2019), that there will be £153 million government funding to for a second phase of the UK National Quantum Technology Programme (NQTP) . The continued commitment from the UK government to co-fund the NQTP, means that companies like Teledyne e2v, can accelerate the commercialisation of quantum technology based products and services.

Potential application of quantum gravity sensors for oil detection and extraction.

As the technology begins to enable commercial new capabilities and applications, Teledyne e2vâ€s aims are to develop a sustainable and significant export focused business in this area and to continue to play a pivotal role in developing the UK and wider supply chain.

About Teledyne e2vâ€s Quantum Technology group

Teledyne e2vâ€s Quantum Technology team, in close collaboration with the UK National Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology led by Professor Kai Bongs at the University of Birmingham, has been instrumental in the success of the first phase of the UK NQTP programme. The Quantum Technology team has a growing portfolio of approximately 20 collaborative research and development projects supported by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), The UK Space Agency, The European Space Agency (ESA) and Horizon 2020. The team has also made commercial sales of an increasing range of quantum subsystems and components, with initial focus on the research market, precision timing and gravity sensing applications both for terrestrial use and from space or high altitude platforms.

About Teledyne e2v

Teledyne e2vâ€s innovations lead developments in healthcare, life sciences, space, transportation, defence and security, and industrial markets. Teledyneâ€s unique approach involves listening to the application challenges of customers and partnering with them to provide innovative standard, semi-custom or fully-custom imaging solutions, bringing increased value to their systems. In combination with its sister companies, Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne Imaging Sensors, three imaging powerhouses together represent a new paradigm in the delivery of innovative imaging solutions built on unrivalled expertise and a deep technological heritage that includes capabilities across the spectrum, from infrared to x-ray imaging.

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