Deputy Head of Unit High Performance Computing & Quantum Technologies


Pascal Maillot is Deputy Head of the High Performance Computing and Quantum Technology unit at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect). His responsibilities include management of the unit’s team of quantum specialists, oversight of the one-billion euro Quantum Flagship initiative, which is due to run for ten years from October 2018, and development of the Commission’s quantum technologies strategy. This strategy includes work towards Europe’s first quantum computers and the construction of the EuroQCI, a quantum communication infrastructure spanning the entire EU. He graduated as a computer engineer in 1998 and, before joining DG Connect, held several positions in the private and public sectors as a telecommunications project manager and cybersecurity analyst.

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Hosting and operating the first European quantum computers

Round Table Plenary session
09/25/2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 | Conference room 1