Ingrid Romijn, Director of Business Development at Qbird, will speak at IQT the Hague in 2024
In 2024, Ingrid Romijn, the Director of Business Development at quantum company Qbird and a notable co-founder of the startup, is set to speak at the IQT conference in The Hague. Her involvement with Qbird, an enterprise born from QuTech, underlines her commitment to advancing the quantum internet. Romijn, who boasts a Ph.D. in Physics, has a rich background combining academic rigor and practical industry experience. Her tenure at TNO as a researcher, project lead, and program manager in solar cell technology, coupled with her role at QuTech as a program manager and coordinator of the quantum internet division, has equipped her with a unique perspective on bringing laboratory and fundamental research into the societal and commercial realm.
Romijn’s talk at the conference is anticipated to be a deep dive into the journey of transitioning quantum technology from academic research to market-ready applications, emphasizing equipment development for both the current and future quantum internet. Her expertise in securing new projects’ intellectual property, her pivotal role in creating the Dutch National Agenda for Quantum Technology, and her experience as the program manager for the National Quantum Network at the Quantum Delta Foundation position her as a leading voice in the field. Attendees can expect to gain invaluable insights into the business development strategies crucial for the burgeoning field of quantum technology, as well as an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in commercializing quantum innovations. Romijn’s session is poised to be a highlight for professionals and enthusiasts eager to grasp the business and developmental aspects of the quantum revolution.
IQT The Hague 2024 is the Netherlands’ fifth global conference and exhibition. The Hague is a Quantum Technology Event focusing on Quantum Networking and Quantum Security. Ten vertical topics encompassing more than 40 panel talks from over 100 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding of state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum internet and the current impact of quantum-safe technologies on cybersecurity and quantum computers.
The conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers, and investors working on current developments. IQT The Hague is organized by 3DR Holdings, IQT Research, QuTech, QIA (Quantum Internet Alliance), and Quantum Delta, who will bring leading organizations and professionals together in this important event. The April conference is “in-person” to ensure maximum networking and discussion will take place at the Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre in The Hague.