We provide our customers new insights based on photonic data generation and data processing supported by quantum technology

Who we are and what we do

Q.ANT is a high-tech startup driving and industrialising photonic quantum technology, pushing the borders to new fields of application and processes. The company was founded in 2018 and is part of the TRUMPF Group. Q.ANT develops quantum sensors and photonic chips and processors for quantum computing based on its Quantum Photonic Framework. Focusing on its four product lines of Photonic Computing, Particle Metrology, Atomic Gyroscopes and Magnetic Sensing, the company engages with a broad array of industries and applications ranging all the way from medical technology and autonomous vehicles to aerospace, machinery, and the process industry. Q.ANT employs more than 90 people at its site in Stuttgart/Southern Germany.

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The Q.ANT Values

Our Q.ANT values stand for our work and beyond. We aim for the best QUALITY both in our products and in our daily work results. Through our knowledge and imagination, we ANTICIPATE what will be important for us and our customers tomorrow. Due to our natural urge for NOVELTY, we see the status quo as a launching pad for improvement. And, we have internalized that great things are always created as a TEAM

Discover our Q.ANTie’s individual perspectives on our company values, reflecting our shared commitment! 

Our executive board

Andreas Abt


Dr. Michael Förtsch


Tim Stiegler


The Advisory Board

Dr. phil. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr. rer. nat. Berthold Schmidt

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Dr. Michael Bolle

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Carl Zeiss Foundation

Thomas Andrae

Partner Founder and Managing Partner Linden Capital GmbH

Diane Zetzmann-Krien

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
TRUMPF Lasertechnik GmbH

Innovation through Collaboration

Our Contributions to BMBF-funded Projects

Backed by the German government

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports collaborative projects in the field of quantum technology, including quantum sensing and quantum computing, which address significant societal needs. Q.ANT is involved in these projects as a consortium leader or project partner.

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