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Project Manager

2021-06-03T08:55:21-04:00

You will be our project champion, responsible for bringing it managing our roadmap and working with a cross-functional team of technical experts to ensure SBQ delivers on its milestones in a timely fashion. SBQ are launching the MVP of our platform solution, comprising a quantum sensor, various deployment platforms and magnetic interpretation dashboard, to the [...]

Project Manager2021-06-03T08:55:21-04:00

Physicist/Engineer NV magnetometry

2021-04-29T09:49:35-04:00

Do you have a proven track record of atomic defect magnetometry? We are looking for candidates who can use this background to optimize and implement new concepts for control and readout of a quantum magnetometer. In close collaboration with our engineering team, you will guide hardware improvements to increase the sensitivity of our sensor.

Physicist/Engineer NV magnetometry2021-04-29T09:49:35-04:00

Québec: Respected Centre For Canada’s Quantum Innovation

2020-12-09T12:27:26-05:00

Joining them is Shine Bright Quantum, otherwise known as SBQuantum. Founded in Sherbrooke in 2017, it is a spinout from the Université de Sherbrooke’s Institut Quantique and ‘develops diamond-based quantum sensors with vectorial capabilities for space, defence and infrastructure inspection’. A founding member of Quantum Industry Canada (QIC) and a leading company in quantum sensing, cofounders David [...]

Québec: Respected Centre For Canada’s Quantum Innovation2020-12-09T12:27:26-05:00

SBQuantum awarded phase 3a of the IDEaS Qleaps challenge.

2020-10-22T13:35:43-04:00

There have been 367 proposals submitted to 15 challenges from 214 different participants. The following table outlines the number of applicants from different areas, the amount of proposals submitted and the number of contracts issued. Participants Proposals Contracts Academia 25% 25% Small & Medium Industry (< 500) 64% 62% Large Industry 7% 10% Non-for-profit organizations [...]

SBQuantum awarded phase 3a of the IDEaS Qleaps challenge.2020-10-22T13:35:43-04:00

Unlocking the next generation of quantum sensing devices

2020-10-07T14:12:45-04:00

Unlocking the next generation of quantum sensing devices SBQuantum is a start-up company that is seeking to transform navigation in GPSdenied environments. The company develops and commercialises diamond-based quantum magnetometers for commercial and research applications, in particular for use in autonomous vehicles. Its goal is twofold: to improve the accuracy and reliability of navigation systems, [...]

Unlocking the next generation of quantum sensing devices2020-10-07T14:12:45-04:00

SBQuantum progresses to phase 1b of the IDEaS detection and classification of objects challenge.

2020-08-20T17:03:20-04:00

The following projects have been awarded funding under the second component of the Competitive Projects element (1b). The objective of this Component is to continue the S&T efforts of Component 1a solutions for the purpose of progressing the solution to a higher Solution Readiness Level (SRL). Please note that submission titles appear in the language [...]

SBQuantum progresses to phase 1b of the IDEaS detection and classification of objects challenge.2020-08-20T17:03:20-04:00

The Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping – SBQuantum’s contribution.

2020-08-20T17:03:26-04:00

IN AUGUST OF 1905, a strange ship set sail from San Francisco Bay. The wooden brig, called Galilee—also the name of the sea where Jesus, riding in a boat himself, once allegedly soothed a storm—had been retrofitted for a new job: The Carnegie Institution's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism wanted to sail it around the Pacific Ocean, to measure [...]

The Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping – SBQuantum’s contribution.2020-08-20T17:03:26-04:00

Refining the World Magnetic Model, SBQuantum is one of the six innovator teams for MagQuest Phase 3.

2020-08-20T17:03:31-04:00

Six innovator teams have joined Phase 3 of MagQuest, a $2.1 million competition to advance how we measure Earth’s magnetic field. With MagQuest, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accelerating novel approaches to geomagnetic data collection for the World Magnetic Model. Over the next several months, the six teams will iterate and refine their designs and testing plans [...]

Refining the World Magnetic Model, SBQuantum is one of the six innovator teams for MagQuest Phase 3.2020-08-20T17:03:31-04:00

SBQuantum awarded funding from DRDC’s IDEaS program to detect and classify objects.

2020-08-20T17:03:35-04:00

There have been 634 proposals submitted to 16 challenges from 465 different participants. The following table outlines the number of applicants from different areas, the amount of proposals submitted and the number of contracts issued. Here are the results: Participants Proposals Contracts Academia 21.3% 23.5% Small & Medium Industry (< 500) 59.6% 54.9% Large Industry [...]

SBQuantum awarded funding from DRDC’s IDEaS program to detect and classify objects.2020-08-20T17:03:35-04:00
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