The QuantaLab is a collaborative research center established by the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory and the Universidade do Minho, both in Braga, Portugal. It brings together scientists to carry out research in the broad areas of Quantum Materials and Quantum Technologies. The project covers fundamental aspects in experimental, theoretical, and computational research.
Its mission: To develop advanced research in the area of quantum materials and quantum physics, quantum chemistry, and computer sciences, to study potential applications to new technologies, to promote their transfer to new markets and to provide scientific consulting services to companies and investors in these fields of research.
The QuantaLab project was launched on July 1st 2016, when INL Director, Lars Montelius and UM Rector, Antonio Cunha, signed a memorandum of understanding. Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, presided the ceremony.
QuantaLab will also launch openings to hire the best possible researchers in these research areas, worldwide.