Paris Centre for Quantum Technologies (PCQT) is a scientific consortium that includes 5 Parisian universities – Université Paris Cité, Université PSL, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, CY Cergy Paris Université, Sorbonne Université – together with the CNRS and Inria – National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology.

This consortium was created following the actions carried out in recent years by the CNRS Research Federation PCQC – Paris Centre for Quantum Computing – pilot and pioneering experiment for the structuring of the quantum information community in Paris. PCQC brought together researchers from CNRS, Université Paris Cité and Sorbonne Université, under the direction of Iordanis Kerenidis (IRIF, UMR 8243 CNRS et Université Paris Cité).

A research, training and innovation network:

4 major research themes:

 Main objectives:


PCQT is coordinated by Eleni Diamanti (LIP6/CNRS). A steering committee and a scientific council are under creation.

Contact Université Paris Cité : Sara Ducci (MPQ)

Contact Université PSL : Carlo Sirtori (ENS)

Contact Sorbonne Université : Nicolas Treps (LKB)

Contact PCQT : General Secretary Florence Brouillaud