DISCRETION: funded INESC-ID project to develop quantum communication networks for European Defence

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July 9, 2021
The project “Disruptive SDN secure communications for European Defence” (DISCRETION) was one of the 26 projects selected by the European Commission under the 2020 call of the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP). The DISCRETION proposal, in which Professors Ricardo Chaves, researcher at INESC-ID, and Paulo Mateus, researcher at IT, participate by Instituto Superior Técnico, was even ranked first in the topic of “Cyber ​​situational awareness and defense capabilities, defense networks and technologies for secure communication and information sharing” of the EDIDP 2020 call for proposals (EDIDP-CSAMN-2020). The members of the consortium are Deimos (coordinator), Instituto Superior Técnico, Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT)Altice LabsAdyta LdaTelefonica Investigación y Desarrollo S.A.UUniversidad Politécnica de MadridAustrian Institute of Technology GmbH and Nextworks.

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