to commercialize the homegrown technology and strengthening India’s capability on the Global Quantum tech map through their innovative Quantum Cybersecurity Products
Wins the elite National Award for Technology Start-ups presented by Sri Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State Science on National Technology Day
New Delhi, 13 May 2022: QuNu Labs Pvt. Ltd. (QNu Labs) is India’s first and the only Quantum Cryptography company, placing India on the prestigious quantum innovation map of the world. QNu Labs has been conferred the elite National Award for Technology Start-ups, for their contribution in commercializing the homegrown technology through their Quantum Cybersecurity Products. This prestigious award was presented by the Hon’ble Union Minister of State Science and Technology, Shri Jitendra Singh, on the occasion of National Technology Day at a function at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi.
A leader in quantum-safe cryptography products and solutions, QNu offers Quantum Security solutions to deliver maximum data security with its patented technology. QNu Labs is among the few companies in the world, to have successfully explored the quantum cryptography sphere and introduce a range of products in the market. Gauging the critical requirement of having highly resilient quantum cyber security, the Technology Development Board of India has endorsed and even allocated funds to boost the production and commercialization of QKD/QC products under the Department of Science and Technology.
Speaking on this momentous occasion, Sunil Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, QNu Labs said, “It is a moment of immense pride for QNu Labs to re-live its vision, of placing India on the global quantum map being translated into reality. What’s truly remarkable is that QNu Labs emerged victorious from 300 nominations that were received across various start-ups that have contributed to National mission of “Innovate in India” under the Atma-nirbhar Bharat vision of honourable PM of India. We feel honoured, to have received this recognition and endorsement by the Government of India, as we reiterate our commitment to achieve excellence in the Quantum Cryptography space, on a global platform to ensure India is among the top players.”
The National Award for Technology Start-ups is given to a technology start-up for promising new technology with potential for commercialization. This award is yet another milestone to establish the journey QNu Labs embarked on, to demonstrate its credentials in the arena of quantum cryptography products and solutions. It has a full-fledged house lab and manufacturing facilities with a highly qualified and experienced team of people, with diverse skills in Quantum Physics, Quantum Security, Cybersecurity, Optoelectronics, Laser Technology and high precision electronics.
Commenting on the win, Dilip Singh, Chief Product Officer says, “It’s a truly inspirational moment as we embark on a mission to make India a world leader in Quantum Secure Communications. With QNu Labs, India has officially launched its first ready-to-deploy range of Quantum Cryptography products – Quantum Key Distribution System and Quantum Random Number Generator that are completely designed, engineered and manufactured in Bengaluru.”
India’s Quantum mission ‘NM-QTA,’ was set up with the purpose to build technology, and products in different areas, including Quantum secure communication and cryptography, with the aim to be an Atmanirbhar nation. QNu Labs has played a pivotal role in empowering the organizations to be a step ahead of the hacker, by creating unprecedented security and putting the secrecy and confidentiality of data back into the hands of its rightful owners.