Our consortium currently consists of 19 different partners from industry and research.
Anaqor is a software-focused quantum start up based in Berlin and Stuttgart founded to enable innovators who build and use tomorrow’s quantum solutions. In 2019, Anaqor initiated PlanQK – the first community-powered quantum platform and ecosystem supported by the German government and trusted to date by more than 100 organizations. PlanQK provides the technological foundation to connect all players involved in the quantum value chain to push together the boundaries of what’s possible today and create the biggest impact for society.
Anaqor is a former venture of StoneOne AG, an IT company founded in 2007. In April 2023, StoneOne AG announced its change of name to Anaqor AG.
|Two institutes of the University of Stuttgart participate in PlanQK as research partners: The Institute for Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS) has extensive experience in the areas of software architectures, cloud computing, hybrid software systems, platforms and quantum computing. The Barz Group at the Institute of Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies, researches on quantum technologies and quantum physics. One research focus is especially on quantum networks. Furthermore, the Barz Group has contributed to the development of quantum technologies with fundamental work.||Scientific direction|
|Accenture GmbH||Accenture is a leading global services company offering a broad portfolio of services and solutions in the areas of strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With extensive experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries and all business functions – supported by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 employees serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world lives and works. Visit us at www.accenture.com.||Industry Partner|
|Bundesdruckerei GmbH (BDr)||Bundesdruckerei GmbH is a leading German high-tech security company. Our products and services are “Made in Germany” and are based on the reliable identification of persons and institutions. As a federal security company, we pave the way to a secure digital future. The Bundesdruckerei Group employs more than 2,700 people and generated sales of around 556 million euros in 2018. Further information is available at www.bundesdruckerei.de.||Industry Partner|
|DB Systel GmbH||DB Systel is the IT subsidiary and digital partner of Deutsche Bahn and is driving forward the digitization of all DB AG companies. The company serves the Group with a customer-specific solution and consulting offering that meets the highest IT standards and picks up on innovative trends. DB Systel contributes its sound railway and IT expertise to this. More at https://www.dbsystel.de||Industry Partner|
|DB Systemtechnik GmbH||DB Systemtechnik is the engineering office of Deutsche Bahn and Europe’s largest centre of competence for railway technology. As a high performance, customer driven service provider with a vast array of expert knowledge, DB Systemtechnik is a respected partner of Deutsche Bahn and external customers across the globe. DB Systemtechnik has more than 900 employees located in Germany, England and France that are ready to ensure that the requirements and needs of the customers in all technical areas are fulfilled. With 13 accredited test centres and laboratories, DB Systemtechnik can provide specialist expertise in all areas of rail technology that is unique in the international rail market. More info at: www.db-systemtechnik.de||Industry Partner|
|d-fine GmbH||d-fine is a European consulting firm focusing on analytical and quantitative challenges and the development of sustainable technological solutions. The combination of more than 1.000 employees with a background in natural sciences and many years of practical experience enables us to provide tailor-made, efficient and sustainable implementations for our more than two hundred clients from all sectors of the economy.||Industry Partner|
|Frankfurt Consulting Engineers GmbH (FCE)||FCE Frankfurt Consulting Engineers GmbH deals with the following areas of Industrial Applied Mathematics: Pattern Recognition in Preventive Maintenance and Combinatorial Optimization in Sequence and Route Planning.||Industry Partner|
|Fraunhofer FOKUS (FOKUS) Data Analytics Center||The Data Analytics Center (DANA) at Fraunhofer FOKUS is specialized in the development and use of AI in the application domains of Fraunhofer FOKUS and the digital curation of reusable knowledge (Smart Insights) using AI and Smart Data Analytics. Both semantic technologies (symbolic AI) and modern machine learning / deep learning methods (sub-symbolic AI) are used.||Research Partner|
|Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems||The QMIO working group at the Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems at the FU Berlin is one of the leading groups in Germany in quantum computing, quantum simulation and the study of complex
Quantum systems. In the project the QMIO working group contributes ideas for the development of quantum algorithms for quantum-supported machine learning.
|HQS Quantum Simulations GmbH||HQS Quantum Simulations GmbH has specialized in quantum mechanical material simulations and also pursues the use of AI.||Research Partner|
|Komm.ONE||Komm.ONE is a public-law institution jointly owned by the municipalities and the state of Baden-Württemberg with its headquarters in Stuttgart. The mission and aspiration of Komm.ONE AöR is to secure the digital sovereignty of society by digitally shaping the municipalities on the basis of innovative cloud solutions. To this end, Komm.ONE AöR procures, develops and operates automated data processing procedures at its seven locations with over 1,600 employees and provides supporting services, consulting and training services within the scope of its legal mandate. In addition, Komm.ONE supports and advises the municipalities and the state as a thought leader and partner in all organisational, process-related and strategic questions of digital transformation. In doing so, it also takes into account the expectations of citizens and businesses, because the development of digital administration has a central impact on how we will live and work in our cities and municipalities in the future.||Research Partner|
|Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München||The Department of Mobile and Distributed Systems at LMU Munich has already carried out numerous industrial projects on QC and AI.||Research Partner|
|Planerio GmbH||Planerio digitizes and automates duty scheduling in hospitals, nursing companies and large practices. The central unique selling proposition is our AI, which enables the automatic creation of duty rosters at the push of a button and thus on the one hand massively saves time and increases efficiency in personnel planning, but on the other hand also improves employee satisfaction through more transparent planning, better fulfilment of wishes, easy service exchange, etc. Hundreds of surgeries, hospitals and nursing homes already benefit from Planerio KI. Learn more www.planerio.de.||Industry Partner|
|regio iT Gesellschaft für Informationstechnologie GmbH (regio iT)||As an IT service provider, regio iT GmbH is a fair and reliable partner for municipalities and schools, energy suppliers and waste management companies as well as non-profit organizations. With its headquarters in Aachen and branch offices in Gütersloh and Siegburg, regio iT offers strategic and project-related IT consulting, integration, IT infrastructure and full IT service. With around 617 employees, it currently supports over 44,000 clients and more than 270 schools and school administrations.||Industry Partner|
|Smart Reporting GmbH||The Smart Reporting software digitizes medical textbook knowledge and the know-how of experienced doctors and makes this information available worldwide. In addition to the proven process optimization in the form of increased efficiency and quality improvement, the structured reporting technology also influences the success of medical treatment, according to recently published studies. Reports created with Smart Reporting are in a structured and machine-readable format so that they are available for data mining and machine learning. The system is ideally suited to establishing artificial intelligence in routine diagnostics and enabling a higher degree of automation.||Industry Partner|
|T-Labs, Deutsche Telekom AG (DT)||T-Labs is Deutsche Telekom’s research and development unit. The focus of activity is the translation of new technology trends into tangible results for Deutsche Telekom’s innovation portfolio. At its core, the T-Labs team sees its mission as delivering a superior customer experience through accompanying research and exploring disruptive technologies for telecommunications infrastructures of the future. At its main location in Berlin, T-Labs is surrounded by the world’s leading universities, start-ups, investors, research institutes and industrial innovation facilities, working with them to shape the future of communications services. https://laboratories.telekom.com/||Industry Partner|
|TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG (TRUMPF)||The TRUMPF Machine Tools GmbH & Co. KG is a large manufacturer of machine tools and solution provider for flexible sheet metal production. The TRUMPF Group sees itself as an innovation guarantor and also relies on AI methods for Smart Factory and Industry 4.0.||Industry Partner|
|Virality GmbH||With individual software development, VIRALITY GmbH is a reliable partner for several DAX companies as well as for small and medium-sized enterprises. We create high-performance software – in the intranet, mobile, on the web, native or cross-platform, suitable for smartphones, wearables or desktop PCs. Our customers appreciate the secure, stable and user-friendly results as well as the holistic consulting. In addition, Virality develops and operates the school software DieSchulApp (www.dieschulapp.de) for digital administration, communication and teaching as its own product.||Industry Partner|
Ambrosys GmbH – Gesellschaft für Management komplexer Systeme
Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V.
DLR Simulations und Softwaretechnik
Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg
Folker Scholz Unternehmensberatung
Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas FORTH
Fraunhofer-Institut für Algorithmen und Wissenschaftliches Rechnen SCAI
Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO
Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH
IBM Deutschland Research & Development GmbH
Innovation Hub Bergisches RheinLand e.V.
KIT (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie)
Max Planck Institut für Quantenoptik
OpenSuperQ – An Open Superconducting Quantum Computer
SIBB – Verband der Software-, Informations- und Kommunikations-Industrie in Berlin und Brandenburg e.V.
Skubch&Company Management Consulting GmbH
Software-Engineering industrieller, hybrider Quantenanwendungen und -algorithmen (SEQUOIA)
SPEAKER – Konzept für eine KI-basierte Sprachassistenzplattform und -ökosystem made in Germany
SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institut für Softwaretechnik und Fahrzeuginformatik
Universität Hohenheim, Institute of Health Care & Public Management
Universität Leiden, Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS)
Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Parallele und Verteilte Systeme (IPVS)
VOICE – der Bundesverband der IT-Anwender e.V.
zuse3 – The German AI Association e.V.