Preparing Romania for the 2nd Quantum Revolution

Mindspace Pipera - Bucharest
Wed, May 18, 2022, 2:00 PM (EEST)

About this event

📢Accelerating digital transformation is now essential for your company’s growth 📈🏃🏻‍♂️

To encourage and support you in this process, and to facilitate your access to more business opportunities, we invite you to participate to our brand new series of Startup Grind Events in collaboration with InnovX- BCR, specially designed to boost the digitalization of your organization.

❗By mixing technology and talent, a company can create innovation, reach advancement in customer experience, and win a competitive edge. Digital transformation can enable growth on the road to a new reality, beyond the immediate impacts of COVID-19.

❗In just a matter of months, we’ve all adopted virtual and digital services in our day-to-day lives. Now a new reality is taking place, and companies should be able to transform themselves to ensure they are in the best possible position to succeed. Organizations should strengthen their digital strategy, competencies, and resiliency to face the current economic challenges and potential new global threats.

❗At InnovX- BCR we believe that companies accelerating digital transformation should adopt a growth mindset centered around the customer value proposition to thrive through the new economic reality.

Agenda of the event:

14:00-14:05 Roundtable intro

14:05-14:15 Importance of quantum computing and training a quantum ready workforce in Romania 

14:15-14:20 Opportunities and dangers: why corporations need to teach R&D and IT staff quantum computing 

14:20-14:25 Challenges in teaching Quantum Computing in Romania 

14:25-14:35 What is needed to create a nationwide curriculum for Quantum Computing

14:35-14:40 How to recognize Romanian talent: what it takes to be Top Minds 

14:40-14:45 Experiences with using Quantum Odyssey in teaching and in hackathons

14:45-14:50 Topic awareness: learning quantum in Romania – how can we motivate?

14:50-14:55 What it takes to create a global brand starting from Romania 

14:55-15:00 Conclusions

Name and description of the panelists:

Moderator: Mihai Guran, Founder, Managing Partner - Atnnovate, VP - TechAngels Romania;

Speaker 1: Laurențiu Niță, Founder, CEO – Quarks Interactive, PhD Researcher in Quantum Computing at Durham University, UK;

Speaker 2: Diana Nițescu - CEO TOP Minds, Founder OctogonHU;

Speaker 3: Luiza Buimaga-Iarinca - Computational Physicist at INCDTIM Cluj-Napoca.

The event will be LIVE on Facebook, on the Startup Grind Bucharest page, and offline in Mindspace Pipera, on the 6th floor.




  • Mihai Guran

    Mihai Guran


    Fondator, Managing Partner

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Wednesday, May 18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EEST)


Mindspace Pipera

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  • Dani Dumitrescu

    Dani Dumitrescu

    Startup Grind Bucharest Chapter

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    Diana Dumitrescu

    Startup Grind Bucharest


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