We are grateful to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI who set up extraordinary measures to support the Swiss start-ups following the Swiss ban from the Horizon Europe Programs. We also want to thank the EIC examiners for their time and positive assessment of our application, and last but not least the incredible Zaz team for their support along the way.
About the TOP EIC Accelerator Grant:
The EIC Accelerator provides substantial financial support with:grant funding (non-dilutive) of up to €2.5 million for innovation development costs, investments (direct equity investments) of up to €15 million managed by the EIC Fund for scale up and other relevant costs.
Qnami is a VC-backed high-tech company with its roots at the Physics Department of the University of Basel in Switzerland. It develops fundamental new technology using quantum mechanics. The control of the state of a single electron enables measurement with a precision that was never achieved before. The technique is called quantum sensing and Qnami is enthusiastically developing it to improve people’s lives and the world. Extensive academic research and deep knowledge build the ground for all that Qnami does. With this technology, Qnami is redefining the common understanding of precision. Qnami offers an open team culture of mutual respect and intercultural understanding which is both business and scientific minded. Qnami attracts young, multicultural, open and skilled team members, who have a deep passion for the work. www.qnami.ch