IdeaLab Workshop

2-day workshop for doctoral candidates and postdocs to transform quantum research into commercial applications.
Venture Lab Quantum Idea Lab Workshop


Welcome to the IdeaLab Quantum, our workshop format supporting PhDs and postdocs with translating their quantum research into commercial use cases to leverage scientific expertise for societal benefits.

This two-day interactive workshop provides you with the knowledge and skills to identify relevant application areas of your academic work and set up a research-based startup:

  • Dissect your research into its core technologies and identify commercial use cases
  • Learn how to launch a deep tech startup – from IP-management to acquiring customers
  • Practice communicating your solution and its benefits to non-technical audiences

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Work on your idea with a small team
  • Hear from experts in the field of entrepreneurship
  • Meet founders and learn about their entrepreneurial journey

We are looking forward to seeing you soon: sign up below for the waiting list and we will contact you for the next IdeaLab iteration.


The IdeaLab Quantum welcomes doctoral candidates and postdocs with research in quantum technologies and related fields – regardless of your department, faculty or institute affiliation.

We host the IdeaLab regularly. To apply for the next date or to join our waitlist to stay informed about upcoming sessions, please use the link provided below.

Sign up for the waiting list