IQM Founding Team
IQM was founded by a highly ambitious team of world-leading scientists having built several successful quantum labs and research centers globally during the past two decades.
The team’s pioneering work started with breakthroughs in qubit reset, readout, and thermal management towards large-scale quantum processors. Since then, the work has progressed to unique hardware advantages and novel concepts around digital-analog quantum computing.
Our Nordic values and the vibrant ecosystem gives us a unique advantage in building the future of quantum technologies.
IQM is the European leader for quantum computers
IQM is building the quantum computers of tomorrow — today.
IQM is a leading quantum computing hardware company and a key player in Europe's vibrant quantum ecosystem.
Our key partners are involved in groundbreaking work to accelerate superconducting quantum circuits and quantum computing. IQM also benefits from access to world-class infrastructure for low-temperature physics, fabrication, and high-performance computing.
IQM also has the largest industrial hardware team of world-class quantum experts in Europe with over 640+ scientific publications and over 27000 citations.
IQM lives the European values to solve one of the greatest technological challenges globally: building useful quantum computers.
As a spinoff of Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, IQM’s core technology builds upon decades of research from the world-renowned Quantum Computing and Devices (QCD) lab.
This know-how is combined with the experience of world-renowned quantum computing experts from Bilbao, Munich, Zurich, Delft, and several other locations.
Security, trust, and our Nordic heritage give us a unique edge in global collaboration and innovation.
We collaborate cross-competence and cross-locations to achieve our grand goals together
We value everyone’s input and skills equally
We operate in partnerships and co-create with our customers
We trust that we all have the company’s best interests in mind
We share our mistakes so that we can learn and correct them together
We always base our decisions on science, facts and logic
We compete for customers globally with the biggest players in the market
We are ready to step outside our comfort zone to reach our goal
We strive for excellence by choosing action instead of over-engineering
IQM Leadership Team
Dr. Olli-Pentti Saira
Head of Future Emerging Technologies
Hans Peter Ehweiner
Head of Foundry