Southwest Quantum Technologies Group (SWQT)

Initiator Fund

Project period: October 2014 – January 2015

GW4 Community Leads
University of Bath: Peter Mosley
University of Bristol: Peter Turner
Cardiff University: Wolfgang Langbein
University of Exeter: Janet Anders

Project outcomes

  • Web presence established (
  • Domain reserved for future webpage
  • Recognised as a member of the UK Quantum Technology community
  • Cross-institutional research collaboration have started between Bristol-Cardiff, Bath-Bristol, Exeter-Bristol
  • Identified more quantum tech expertise within GW4
  • Innovate UK-funded 12-month collaborative project Femtosecond
  • Measurement Technology Options between Bath (Watson, Mosley), Chronos Technology (Curry), and TMD Technologies will begin on 1st April 2015.
  • CDTs at Exeter (metamaterials) and Bristol (quantum engineering).
  • Group to apply for accelerator funds.