Becoming a pioneer company for high-security quantum communication – nothing less is the goal of „Quantum Optics Jena GmbH“. The latest spin-off at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF develops quantum-based solutions for state-of-the-art communication systems. Now the founding team has gathered the necessary investors behind them and is working on building the start-up in the heart of Germany. The investors of „Quantum Optics Jena“ are convinced of the idea. The triumvirate of ELAS Technologies GmbH, Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds GmbH and Beteiligungsmangement Thüringen believe in the future of quantum technologies and have invested in „Quantum Optics Jena GmbH“ with a seven-figure sum.