11:09 uur 12-11-2021

IQM Quantum Computers opent een nieuwe fabricagefaciliteit in Finland

Deze geavanceerde productiefaciliteit voor kwantumprocessors zal R&D en innovatie versnellen en de groeiende wereldwijde vraag ondersteunen.

Het in Finland gevestigde IQM Quantum Computers (IQM) heeft een speciale fabricagefaciliteit geopend voor het ontwerpen, onderzoeken en produceren van zijn kwantumprocessors.

ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Als onderdeel van zijn langetermijngroeistrategie kondigt IQM Quantum Computers de exploitatie aan van zijn nieuwe ultramoderne fabricage- en cryogene karakteriseringsfaciliteit, die zijn productiecapaciteit voor kwantumprocessoren zal uitbreiden. Deze nieuwe faciliteit bevindt zich dicht bij het hoofdkantoor en de kwantumlaboratoria in Espoo, Finland en is de grootste investering van het bedrijf tot nu toe.

IQM is vandaag begonnen met zijn pilotlijn en zal in de toekomst uitbreiden met verdere fabricagelijnen. Deze faciliteiten zullen de ontwerpcyclus van de kwantumprocessor van het bedrijf aanzienlijk versnellen en de productiecapaciteit van micro-elektronica vergroten om gelijke tred te houden met de dramatische technologische verschuivingen die gaande zijn binnen nationale kwantumprogramma’s, krachtige computercentra en de toenemende vraag van de industriële klanten. Bovendien zullen de faciliteiten de hoogste kwaliteit op industrieniveau garanderen die vereist is voor kwantumcomputing.

IQM Quantum Computers Opens a New Fabrication Facility in Finland

This advanced manufacturing facility dedicated to quantum processors will accelerate R&D and innovation and support the growing global demand.

Finland-based IQM Quantum Computers (IQM) has opened a dedicated fabrication facility to design, research, and manufacture its quantum processors.

ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– As part of its long-term growth strategy, IQM Quantum Computers announces the operation of its new state-of-the-art fabrication and cryogenic characterization facility, which will expand its quantum processor production capacity. This new facility is situated close to its headquarters and quantum labs in Espoo, Finland and marks the company’s largest investment to date.

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IQM Quantum Fabrication Facility Finland (Photo: Business Wire)

IQM Quantum Fabrication Facility Finland (Photo: Business Wire)

Today, IQM has started its pilot line and will expand with further fabrication lines in the future. These facilities will substantially accelerate the company’s quantum processor design cycle and increase its microelectronics fabrication capacity to keep pace with the dramatic technology shifts underway within national quantum programs, high-performance computing centers, and increasing demand from the industrial customers. In addition, the facilities will ensure the highest industry-level quality required for quantum computing.

“We continue to see increasing demand for our on-premises quantum computers across Europe and globally. Today, we are announcing our largest-ever investment in production to dramatically increase our quantum processor supply and build quantum computers of the future,” said Dr. Jan Goetz, CEO and co-founder of IQM Quantum Computers.

“This investment in equipment, infrastructure and our workforce increases our fabrication, new material research, 3D integration and product delivery capabilities. Today, we’ve started the first phase of our fabrication facility and we plan to continuously learn, and invest in further expansion.”

The pilot line at this facility will be ramped-up over the coming months, and it is expected to reach maximum production capacity during 2022.

This new facility will create high-tech job opportunities and serve as an advanced manufacturing workforce-development initiative. IQM plans to partner with the Finnish and European ecosystems and prepare its workforce for the long-term, high-quality employment and growth opportunities the new facilities will present.

This is another strategic step to strengthen IQM’s position as the category leader for on-premises quantum computers in Europe and provides a strong competitive advantage over other quantum startups.


  • Location: Espoo, Finland
  • Investment: € 20 Million
  • Area: 560 m2

About IQM Quantum Computers:

IQM is the Pan-European category leader in building quantum computers.

IQM delivers on-premises quantum computers for supercomputing centers and research laboratories and provides complete access to its hardware. For industrial customers, IQM delivers quantum advantage through a unique, application-specific, co-design approach.

IQM is building Finland’s first commercial 54-qubit quantum computer with VTT, and an IQM-led consortium was awarded a project to commercialize application-specific quantum processors by the German Ministry of Education and Research in February 2021.

IQM has raised €71 million from private and public funding and has offices in Espoo, Finland; Munich, Germany; and Bilbao, Spain.

For more information, visit www.meetiqm.com.

Registered office:

IQM Finland Oy

Keilaranta 19

02150 Espoo



You can watch the complete recording of the launch event here: https://youtu.be/EUvAfl7a0Vs


Media contact:

Raghunath Koduvayur, Head of Marketing and Communications

Raghunath@meetiqm.com, +358504876509

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