The 4th edition of the Quantum Matter International Conference – QUANTUMatter 2024 (San Sebastian, Spain) – aims at gathering the various communities engaged in the science and technologies of quantum information and quantum matter, to foster the incubation of new ideas & collaborations at the forefront of quantum technologies, emerging quantum materials and novel generations of quantum communication protocols, quantum sensing and quantum simulation.
Quantum Information and Quantum Matter are two components of revolutionary treatments of information, which are becoming cornerstones for discovering and implementing disruptive paradigms in quantum computation and quantum technologies.

This year, the Topological Matter Conference (TMC2024) will join forces with QUANTUMatter2024 featuring tutorials, specific workshops & speakers on topics such as topological insulators and Weyl semimetals, topological phononics and photonics, skyrmions, quantum metrology and more.
They have huge potential to impact established industrial sectors or building novel industries, as evidenced by the race towards practical quantum computers, together with the use of quantum technologies for secure communication, sensing and simulations of the quantum world. Quantum Matter encompasses existing materials used in current quantum technologies and Qubits-based architectures design as well as the vast family of topological quantum materials in which symmetries, topology and entanglement are strongly intertwined, and give rise to spectacular phenomena such as exotic superconductivity, quantum spin liquids, quantum anomalous Hall effect, nontrivial fermionic excitations such as Majorana fermions or more exotic many-body states,… The convergences and synergies between Q-information and Q-Matter are foundational and will keep flourishing in the next decade.
The Phantoms Foundation is a Professional Conference Organiser specialised in the planning and execution of conferences and online meetings focused on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and in particular "Graphene and 2DM". The Phantoms Foundation, a non-profit organisation, is a key actor in structuring and fostering European Excellence and enhancing collaborations in these fields, giving as well high level management profile to National and European scientific projects (Involved in 11 European projects in the last 10 years either as coordinator or partner) and providing an innovative platform for dissemination, transfer and transformation of basic nanoscience knowledge, strengthening interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology by catalysing collaboration among international research groups.
Currently, one of its main core activities is to organize International conferences, meetings and workshops in particular in the "Graphene and 2D Materials" area:
The Institut Catala de Nanociencia I Nanotecnologia (ICN2) is a flagship research institute within the CERCA network of centres created and supported by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia to raise Catalan science to the premier international level. The patrons of ICN2 are the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat), the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Its core activities are Frontier Basic and Applied Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Technology Transfer, and Public Outreach. Currently, ICN2 numbers some 200 staff from over 30 countries, of which about 170 are researchers. In addition to the theoretical and experimental groups involved in the project, ICN2´s activities in graphene include thermal management, photovoltaic, biosensors and energy applications, gathering about 40 researchers (permanent staff, postdoc and Ph.D. students). ICN2 achievements were recognised in 2014 with the Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence accreditation, the most prestigious award targeting research centres in Spain.
Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) is a research center that develops cutting-edge research in physics and related disciplines. DIPC’s mission also includes the transmission of scientific culture to society, as well as responding to global societal challenges that demand scientific insight.
DIPC is singular in its institutional structure. It is a center funded and governed by both public institutions (Basque Government, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, and San Sebastian City Council) and private companies (Kutxa Fundazioa, Fundación EDP, Telefónica and CAF). DIPC is also singular in the way it operates. It is a dynamic organization that follows flexible management rules. DIPC’s philosophy is to promote an austere, simple and agile operation, far removed from bureaucratic rigidities, based on intellectual rigor, creativity and freedom.
DIPC counts on more than 200 researchers distributed across 4 scientific areas, namely QUANTUM, NANO, COSMOS, and LIFE. Scientific leaders are mostly hired through the competitive Basque Government’s Ikerbasque Program. With a large community of visiting scientists, the center acts as a catalyst for knowledge in its close scientific ecosystem. It produces more than 450 scientific publications annually and it currently holds several active ERC grants.

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public research institution in Spain and one of the most renowned institutions in the European Research Area (ERA). It is affiliated to the Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Secretary General for Research.

  BasQ is an initiative led by the Department of Education of the Basque Government in coordination with the Provincial Councils of Araba, Bizkaia, and Gipuzkoa that has the ambition to position Euskadi as one of the world´s leading quantum hubs by developing an ecosystem of Research, Talent and Innovation in Quantum Technologies.
The commitment to Quantum Science and Technologies in the Basque Country goes back several years with the launching of the Basque Excellence Research Centers (BERC) Program and, particularly, with the establishment of the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) and the Materials Physics Center (MPC), along with initiatives and deliberate strategies thereafter.
It is in this context of quality and excellence-oriented science system, and a fruitful public-private cooperative dynamic that Euskadi's commitment to Quantum Technologies emerges, a long-term commitment with a clear focus on science impact, as part of the IKUR Strategy
Organising Committee
Antonio Correia (Phantoms Foundation, Spain) - Chairperson
Ricardo Díez Muiño (DIPC & Ikerbasque, Spain)
Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll (IFF-CSIC, Spain)
Stephan Roche (ICREA / ICN2, Spain)
Daniel Sanchez-Portal (CFM, Spain)
Local Organising Committee
Javier Aizpurua (DIPC & Ikerbasque, Spain)
Nacho Pascual (CIC nanoGUNE, Spain)
Enrique Rico (UPV-EHU, Spain)
Celia Rogero (CFM/CSIC - UPV/EHU, Spain)
International Scientific Committee
Silvano de Franceschi (CEA/UGA, France) - Chairperson
Sergio Valenzuela (ICN2, Spain) - Co-Chairperson
Ramon Aguado (ICMM-CSIC, Spain) 
Sonia Conesa Boj (Delft University, The Netherlands)
Andrea Ferrari (Cambridge Graphene Centre / University of Cambridge, UK)
Yvonne Gao (NUS, Singapore) 
Carmen Garcia Almudéver (UPV, Spain)
Giorgios Katsaros (IST, Austria)
Jelena Klinovaja (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Alfredo Levy Yeyati (IFIMAC / UAM, Spain)
Fernando Luis (UNIZAR, Spain) 
Zlatko Minev (IBM Quantum Research, USA)
Mikko Möttönen (Aalto University, Finland) 
William Oliver (MIT, USA) 
Gloria Platero Coello (ICMM-CSIC, Spain)
Tommaso Roscilde (ENS, France)
Pascale Senellart-Mardon (C2N-CNRS-Université Paris Saclay, France) 
Giordanno Scapucci (TU-Delft, Netherlands) 
Juan F. Sierra (ICN2, Spain)
Christoph Stampfer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Maia Vergniory (Max Planck for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany and DIPC, Spain)
Luca Tagliacozzo (IFF CSIC, Spain)
Technical Committee
Concepción Narros (Phantoms Foundation, Spain)
Joaquin Ramón-Laca Maderal (Phantoms Foundation, Spain)
Jose Luis Roldan (Phantoms Foundation, Spain)


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