PhD thesis opening on Quantum Hacking at IDQ and the University of Geneva

We are seeking for an exceptionally talented and motivated candidate to pursue a PhD thesis in applied physics on Quantum Hacking and Single-Photon detector development. The successful candidate will work at IDQ, in collaboration with the University of Geneva, in the group of Professor Hugo Zbinden. This project is part of the project “Quantum Communications for ALL” (QCALL), a European Innovative Training Network (project 675662) funded by the Marie Sklodowska Curie Call H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015.

The details, and instructions on how to apply, can be found here

Please contact Félix Bussières for further information.


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our team and drive market adoption of Quantum Cryptography (QKD) in Satellites and High Altitude Platforms (“QKD freespace”), as well as in ground-based networks.

IDQ is the world leader in quantum cryptography, an innovative technology offering long-term data protection. The company is based in Switzerland.

The post is open immediately and early responses are appreciated. Click here for more information about the role and instructions on how to apply.


IDQ offers internships to students with a solid technical or marketing background. Interns should demonstrate the ability to think and work independently. In return, IDQ can offer internships that last a minimum of 4 months.

Winter 2016-2017
The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2016.
IDQ will contact you in November 2016.

Summer 2017
The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2017.
IDQ will contact you in April 2017.

Please note: applications for internships will be accepted by email only at:

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