About us

Sparrow Quantum Aps is a privately held company that develops and commercializes quantum light sources as key enabling components of quantum technologies. We are an enthusiastic team of expert entrepreneurs and skilled scientists and engineers with a thrill for quantum photonics and the revolutionary benefits it could bring to society.

Discover Our Team

Larissa Vertchenko

Larissa Vertchenko

PhD, Research and Development

Ying Wang

Ying Wang

PhD, Research and Development

Cecilie Toftdahl Olesen

Cecilie Toftdahl Olesen

M.Sc., Research and Development

Niels Hersoug

Niels Hersoug

MBA, CEO

Kurt Stokbro

Kurt Stokbro

PhD, CMO

Peter Lodahl

Peter Lodahl

Founder, Professor, CSO

Claus Friis Pedersen

Claus Friis Pedersen

CTO

Niels Hersoug

Niels Hersoug

MBA, CEO

Kurt Stokbro

Kurt Stokbro

PhD, CMO

Peter Lodahl

Peter Lodahl

Founder, Professor, CSO

Claus Friis Pedersen

Claus Friis Pedersen

CTO

Investors

  • EIC accelerator
  • Stokbro Invest

Projects

Partners and Collaborators

Our Milestones

2004
2004

First demonstration of control over quantum dot emission

2008
2008

First photonic crystal waveguide single photon source demonstrated

2015
2015

Foundational patent portfolio on deterministic single-photon source technology established

2015
2015

Sparrow Quantum was founded

2016
2016

Sparrow Quantum receives VC seed funding

2017
2017

Sparrow Quantum conducts world’s first on-site operation of integrated single photon source

2017-2020
2017-2020

Sparrow Quantum operating in stealth mode

2020
2020

Sparrow joins the Fire-Q project. Developing field-ready quantum technology

2020
2020

World’s first demonstration of scalable integrated single-photon source enabling quantum advantage

FEB 2021
FEB 2021

Sparrow Quantum leads the Qrypton project. Demonstrating next generation quantum key distribution systems

OCT 2021
OCT 2021

Roadmap for scalable photonic quantum information processing with Sparrow Quantum technology

NOV 2021
NOV 2021

Sparrow Quantum announces major funding through VC partners and EIC Accelerator

What People Say About Us

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