The QUBIP project

The development of Quantum Computers is opening up exciting new frontiers, but it comes at the cost of breaking the foundations of current digital security. While the cryptography research community is working to the definition of Post-Quantum algorithms to counter this threat, the QUBIP project contributes to the transition to PQC of protocols, networks and systems streamlining the process and creating a replicable model.


Three practical transition exercises

QUBIP defines a reference and replicable transition process by maximizing the Return-of-Experience from three practical transition exercises involving tailored adoption of PQC in HW (for constrained IoT), in Cryptographic Libraries (OpenSSL and NSS), in Operating System (Fedora), in Communication Protocols (TLS and IPSec) and in Applications (Firefox Browser and Digital Identity). The three final use cases are Quantum-secure IoT-based Digital Manufacturing, Quantum-secure Internet Browsing, and Quantum-secure Software Networks Environments for Telco Operators.

QUBIP in Numbers



Eight R&D organizations with profound knowledge and expertise on PQC and network and system security and three experienced industrial end users from four different EU member states: Italy, Spain, Finland and Czech Republic



The methodological steps underpinning the project activities will allow the consortium to produce ten open-source Key Exploitable Results. Nine hardware and software reusable PQC building blocks and one replicable transition process in the form of playbook



To counter Quantum threats well in advance


We are a multi-disciplinary team of experts united by a single goal, to design a reference and replicable transition process to Post-Quantum Cryptography of protocols, networks and systems


QUBIP believes in the open science principles.

QUBIP structure and concept reflect several open science principles, building upon them to deliver results. QUBIP makes the results of the R&D activities accessible to everyone as early and widely as possible in the process. You can access and download all deliverables and scientific publications as well as the communication material here.


Read about the latest findings and stay up-to-date on the project’s progress.

  • Andrea Vesco (LINKS Foundation)


    SPQR Cluster

    Categories: Posts

    On April 2024, QUBIP and PQ-REACT Horizon EU projects joined forces establishing the SPQR (Secure Post-Quantum eRa) cluster.

  • A. Shaindlin, A. Mehmood, D. Luoma, N. Tuveri (Tampere University)


    Transition of OpenSSL for implementing PQ/T TLS

    Categories: Posts

    Cryptographic libraries serve as the bedrock of security for a wide array of modern applications, are deeply integrated into operating systems, and serve as the foundation for user-facing software, system tools, runtimes, and libraries.

  • QUBIP Innovation Manager


    Vlog – Episode#2

    Categories: Vlogs

    News from the Post-Quantum world

  • QUBIP Innovation Manager


    Vlog – Episode#1

    Categories: Vlogs

    News from the Post-Quantum world

  • Davide Bellizia (Telsy)


    Transition of MCU & MPU-based embedded devices to PQC

    Categories: Posts

    Internet-of-Things, embedded systems and dependable devices are pervasive in our daily life, as well as pillars of the modern concept of industry.

  • M. C. Molteni, L. Nava, A. Gringiani, G. Greco (Security Pattern)


    Integration of PQC in TLS Protocol for IoT Devices

    Categories: Posts

    With the advent of quantum computing, traditional cryptographic algorithms face an imminent threat of being compromised, necessitating the development and integration of post-quantum cryptographic solutions.