Dr. Rupert Ursin
CEO • Founder
Dr. Rupert Ursin is co-founder of qtlabs GmbH. He has 20+ years research experience in quantum communication. His scientific publication describe ground breaking experiments at the time and are among the highest cited in the field – still today. His research focus is the development of quantum communication and quantum information processing technologies, especially for free space transmission up to satellites, but also for fiber-based systems. Aims of his work range from short-term engineering solutions for secure key partitioning (quantum cryptography) to speculative research (decoherence of entangled states in gravitational fields). He is now CEO at the company he founded with his former postDoc Thomas Scheidl who is now CTO and CEO of qtlabs GmbH. We are committed to turn leading cutting-edge scientific research into a rapidly and healthy growing industry to create well payed and sustainable job in a future industry creating economic economic growth.