The Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) brings together scientists from various disciplines, covering all areas of Quantum Science and Technology (QST) from basic research to applications.
With its multidisciplinary profile, MCQST has set out to build a world-leading center in QST, addressing important scientific and technological questions, while linking groundbreaking research with industrial partners, creating a unique environment for Quantum Science and Technology via carefully designed structural measures. Such measures include a structured research program, dedicated support programs and a public outreach component, aiming to address outstanding challenges in the field.
MCQST is a Cluster of Excellence funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under Germany's Excellence Strategy. It comprises two of Germany’s most successful universities, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as the international renowned partner institutions Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Walther-Meissner-Institute, and Deutsches Museum.