P R O J E C T   S e C C Q T

Title: Secure Communication via Classical and Quantum Technologies
Duration: 30/03/2023 - 28/02/2026
Principal Investigator: Dr. Djeylan Aktas
Budget: 100 000 eur (total budget 350 000 eur)
  • Rainer Steinwandt (The University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA) - project coordinator
  • Visa Vallivaara (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland)
  • Pavol Zajac (Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia)
  • María Isabel González Vasco (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain)

Project Goals: The project emphasizes the integration of PQC with QKD at the protocol level. As a testbed for a hybrid network, we will implement two simple QKD links – one in the Slovak Republic and one in the United States.

Researchers: Djeylan Aktas, Vladimír Bužek, Peter Rapčan, Mário Ziman