Infrastructures

The National Centre of Excellence

QTF partners are among the leading developers of the national open access research infrastructure (RI) OtaNano, founded and developed jointly by AALTO and VTT. OtaNano is included in the Strategy and Roadmap 2014-2020 of the National Research Infrastructures, and it provides advanced nanofabrication, nanomicroscopy, and ultra-low temperature measurement facilities for quantum technologies on Otaniemi campus, Espoo.

OtaNano facilities have been developed over twenty years in European large-scale infrastructure collaboration, currently enforced as the European Microkevin Platform (EMP). The EMP underpins quantum technologies and nanoelectronics research in QTF with developments in the state-of-the art cryogenics and low noise measurement facilities.

OtaNano is an active high-tech environment combining industrial and academic research. Annually, nearly 500 users utilize the facilities, and, at present, over 30 companies collaborate in OtaNano exploiting the facilities of this RI.