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"Quantum Cryptography for Ultra-Secure Communication - Our mision is to seamlessly integrate innovative and secure Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) systems into existing telecommunication infrastructures, preserving the confidentiality of communications with quantum cryptography."


LuxQuanta, established in May 2021 as a spin-off from ICFO following four years of technology incubation, is dedicated to integrating advanced and secure quantum cryptography technologies into conventional communication infrastructures.

Fueled by a passion for innovation, the company is deeply committed to delivering state-of-the-art Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) solutions that are easy to install, meeting the highest security requirements of governmental institutions, financial entities, data centers, and private telecommunication network providers.

In 2023, LuxQuanta launched its first commercial QKD system, NOVA LQ®, based on continuous-variable technology. The company also leads the European consortium QUARTER, aiming to provide mature quantum technology for the EuroQCI initiative and its deployments. With cutting-edge technology, an experienced team, and a commitment to excellence, LuxQuanta is determined to shape the future of quantum-secured communications while fostering the development of a robust quantum ecosystem in Europe.



Products and Services

The LuxQuanta Continuous Variable Quantum Key Distribution (CV-QKD) systems utilize coherent detection techniques, incorporating mature components developed for the telecommunication industry.

NOVA LQ® represents LuxQuanta's inaugural Quantum Key Distribution solution designed for distributing highly secure keys within metropolitan networks. The continuous variable technology (CV-QKD) enables seamless integration into existing optical fibre links, allowing coexistence with conventional telecommunication technologies.

This technology's full compatibility, cost-effectiveness, and ease of implementation set it apart from traditional QKD systems. LuxQuanta's solution can be seamlessly integrated into existing optical fibre links and coexist harmoniously with conventional telecommunication technologies.



Vanesa Díaz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Vanesa Diaz serves as the CEO of LuxQuanta, bringing over 20 years of expertise in the optical fiber industry, acquired through her tenure with one of the largest multinationals in the sector. With a background rooted in an MSc in Telecommunications and a master's in business and marketing from Griffith University in Australia, she combines technical proficiency with a robust business acumen.

As the CEO, Vanesa expertly oversees LuxQuanta's business development, strategic partnerships, and investor relations. Her leadership is characterized by vision and determination, driving innovation in Continuous Variable Quantum Key Distribution (CV-QKD) while positioning LuxQuanta as an industry reference.


Sergi Vizcaíno, Strategy & Outreach Manager

Sergi Vizcaíno brings extensive experience from both start-up and corporate environments, particularly in the science-based industry. Holding a BSc in Molecular Biology and an MSc in Neuroscience, he possesses a solid foundation in both science and business. With a clear focus on international business development and science communication, Sergi adeptly bridges the gap between highly technical products and a broader audience.

In his role as Manager of Strategy and Outreach, he is dedicated to raising awareness of LuxQuanta's solutions and emphasizing the importance of Quantum Cryptography in securing critical communications.