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Mika Prunnila, VTT Research Professor is a 2024 Nordics IQT Speaker

By Sandra Helsel posted 20 May 2024

Mika Prunnila, Research Professor at VTT, is set to present at the upcoming IQT Nordics conference in June 2024, where he will discuss advancements in silicon-based quantum processors and the strategic direction of SemiQon’s research and development. As a co-founder and the lead of research activities at SemiQon, Prunnila has been instrumental in ensuring that the company’s technology aligns with the global cutting-edge developments in quantum processing through extensive collaboration with top international research groups.

In his dual role as a Research Professor at VTT, Prunnila has established himself as a pivotal figure in shaping Europe’s quantum strategy. His two decades of experience span the intricate spectrum of microsystems and nanotechnology, encompassing everything from manufacturing techniques and device physics to their practical applications. This comprehensive expertise has enabled him to lead significant national and international R&D projects that bring together industrial and academic partners.

At the conference, Prunnila is expected to delve into how SemiQon is pushing the boundaries of quantum computing technology. His R&D leadership at VTT involves technological development and strategic planning for future innovation paths. His insights into commercial partnership engagement, IP generation, and the dissemination of research findings are anticipated to provide invaluable perspectives to stakeholders across the quantum computing industry.

IQT Nordics/Helsinki, June 24-26, Aalto University, Dipoli Building, Helsinki
The second annual Nordics conference, which partners with Bluefors, Business Finland, The Finnish Quantum Institute, and VTT, will focus on real-world quantum technology applications.


Categories: Conference, quantum computing, research

Tags: IQT Vancouver, Mika Prunnila, SemilQon, VTT

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