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ASML readies EUV workhorse for shipping

The accelerated introduction of ASML’s NXE:3400C EUV scanner should take care of logic makers’ production capacity needs. In fact, even memory makers are getting on board now.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light
Loop Robots cleans up with a $2M seed investment
TU Delft and NFI investigate next-gen forensic photography
Pharrowtech field-tests mm-wave-based fixed wireless access

Benelux students gear up for the World Solar Challenge (update)

Every two years, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge brings students and innovators, from all over the world, to Australia for a chance to compete and to push the limits of solar cars.

In other news

AMS sparks bidding war for Osram (Reuters)
Fira consortium aims to revive UWB (EE Times)
Eurotron PV equipment mass producing in China (PV-Tech)

Dutch semicon ecosystem is introduced to Minimal Fab

With the promise to make small series cheaper, the Japanese Minimal Fab delegation of AIST was welcomed with open arms in Nijmegen, but investors still have to sign on.