Hosted by Mitacs, quantum experts from across Canada came together in a webinar to discuss recent advancements in quantum materials technology and opportunities for commercialization. Blusson QMI Scientific Director Andrea Damascelli spoke at the event.

“Quantum materials are the building blocks for future technologies and are central to the success of Canada’s National Quantum Strategy,” said Damascelli. “Our work shows how we can go from fundamental studies in this area to impactful technological applications.”

To watch a recording of the webinar, please click play below.


  • Louis Taillefer: Co-Director of CIFAR Quantum Materials Program, University of Sherbrooke
  • Adina Luican-Mayer: Director of the NSERC Training Program Materials for Quantum Technologies (MaQTech), University of Ottawa
  • Andrea Damascelli: Scientific Director at the UBC Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (Blusson QMI), The University of British Columbia
  • Nathan Nelson-Fitzpatrick: Director of Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF), University of Waterloo
  • Iman Yahyaie: Director of Major Accounts Mitacs (host & moderator).

For more information about the event, please see here.


Image courtesy of Mitacs.