​The coordination office QT.NMWP.NRW which is dedicated to bring quantum technology scientists and industry in NRW together and foster know-how transfer in the region, invited Tommaso Calarco to give a seminar on the second quantum revolution. After a brief history of early developments and discoveries, Calarco gave an overview on different industrial sectors that can profit from this technology and political efforts on the European level in order to invest into this key technology.