Semiconductors, Chips & Quantum Success Stories


€3.98 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Pathfinder

Photon-Atom Non-linearities and Deterministic Applications via arrays

The PANDA project will design an array of neutral strontium atoms with subwavelength spacing to enable lossless, deterministic photon-photon interactions.

This setup, combined with efficient single-photon handling, will enable powerful non-linear operations with several quantum information processing applications.


€3.95 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Pathfinder

Alternative approaches to superconducting qubit technology

The FERROMON project will advance two novel superconducting qubit designs that do not introduce undesirable magnetic fields to the system.

Three of Europe’s leading quantum startups will integrate these alternative qubit types into prototype full-stack systems to test the implications of these novel approaches on scalability and performance quality.

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€6 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Efficient heavy metal-free colour conversion ink technology for microLED applications

QustomDot developed an all-around heavy metal-free quantum dot for midroLED displays and other applications.

Their quantum dots are RoHS-compliant while combining high stability under high light flux with the excellent optical properties required by the microLED applications.

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€17.49 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Holographic eXtended Reality for Augmented Reality and lifelike immersive displays

Swave created Holographic eXtended Reality specifically for digital holography.

Their novel chipset with supporting systems and algorithms capable of generating and displaying high-fidelity dynamic holographic imagery and enables display manufacturers to create immersive, ultra-high resolution holographic displays.

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Axelera AI

€17.59 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

A hardware & software platform to revolutionise artificial intelligence at the edge

Axelera designed a hardware and software platform optimised for inference at the edge.

Their solution will accelerate the latest generation of neural network models for computer vision, natural language processing and generative AI to revolutionise how we use AI at a fraction of the costs and power consumption of available solutions.

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€7.49 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Intelligent power management integrated circuits for a greener, more efficient Internet of Things

Nanopower developed a unique Intelligent Power-Management Integrated Circuit (IPMIC) using silicon-proven subthreshold technology to reduce energy consumption by ~50-99%.

Their technology enables them to optimise for increased performance and reduced product size/cost of battery-powered devices, and limit battery waste.

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€12.5 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Scalable processor for edge AI and decentralised AIoT applications

Vsora developed a patented companion chip for AI and digital signal processing, Tyr, to create a paradigm shift in context-aware processing and transform industries such as Autonomous Driving, Extended Reality and Generative AI.

Their technology has exceptional processing power and high implementation efficiency giving unprecedented true processing power while consuming low power and cost.

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Quantum Diamonds

€3.58 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Diamond-based quantum microscopy for semiconductor industry applications

Quantum Diamonds created a diamond-based quantum sensing enabling precise diagnostics of detecting magnetic field alterations caused by chip defects.

Their system enables imaging at sub-100 nm resolution and fast measurement in the range of minutes, allowing for an informed chip design and fabrication process.

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Acwa Robotics

€2.48 Million

Horizon Europe: EIC Accelerator

Autonomous robotics to create a digital twin of water networks to improve operational cost for water infrastructure performance

Acwa Robotics aims to revolutionise the water industry through the development and commercialisation of an innovative robotic inspection system.

Their robotic inspection system offers a comprehensive insight into the condition of water pipelines and their structural integrity and identifies leaks that will improve water infrastructure operations.

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