Himadri Majumdar, CEO & Co-Founder, SemiQon, will speak at IQT Nordics.
Himadri Majumdar is the CEO and co-founder of SemiQon, a spin-off from VTT in Finland. SemiQon builds silicon-based quantum processors for the million-qubit era. SemiQon operates out of the Otanano/Micronova pilot microelectronics fabrication centre in Espoo, Finland. Prior to founding SemiQon he was the Program Manager for Quantum Technologies at VTT. In his role he helped companies in quantum technology domain – especially fabless start-ups – to utilize VTT’s R&D expertise and infrastructure in quantum technologies. Himadri was also a founding member of the Finnish Quantum technologies ecosystem, InstituteQ, and led the business arm of the ecosystem, BusinessQ. His ambition is to see Quantum technology becoming a Finnish and European success story and make the European quantum ecosystem grow even stronger through cooperation within various European initiatives in the sphere. Himadri has 20 years of experience in innovation and innovation management and is also trained as an experimental physicist.
The conference will provide the participants with detailed insights into the rapidly expanding Nordic quantum ecosystem as well as an update on the state-of-the-art of quantum technologies in relation to use cases and applications. This conference will be an annual event with venues rotating between the Nordic countries. The first event, IQT Nordics 2023, will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from June 6th to 8th. In 2024, the conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland.
Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990. She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.