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"Quantum Valley Lower Saxony (QVLS), Germany, is a comprehensive bundling of Lower Saxony's expertise as an umbrella organisation for local value creation in quantum technology."


Quantum Valley Lower Saxony (QVLS) brings together quantum expertise from science, industry, and politics in Lower Saxony, Germany. Supported by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and the Volkswagen Foundation, the non-profit QVLS e.V. shapes the impact of quantum technologies on the global stage. The network focuses on research and the transfer of quantum technologies, actively participating in the global race.

QVLS, whether through public events, conferences, or cross-regional collaborations, invests in long-term partnerships and a vibrant quantum community. In addition to transferring scientific expertise to startups and established companies, QVLS is dedicated to the education and training of the future quantum workforce. The organisation plays a crucial role in fostering the integration of quantum technologies into the economy and society.



Naz Pourmalek

Naz Pourmalek is the CEO of Quantum Valley Lower Saxony, a key non-profit organisation in the region for politicians, industry partners, researchers and educators that aims to provide the community with a valuable support system in the field of quantum technologies.
She began her entrepreneurial career at the age of 28, founding several architectural firms and managing numerous major construction projects in Lower Saxony.