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TUE researchers squeeze light from silicon

The elusive silicon laser might be within reach now that researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology have demonstrated efficient light emission from silicon.

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
Funding for large-scale research infrastructure “insufficient”
Dutch TUs stumble further in 2022 THE rankings

Chip-based diagnostics device from Leuven could detect future outbreaks

Midiagnostics recently received a 14 million euro investment to bring its chip-based diagnostics platform to the market. The technology from Leuven allows users to obtain rapid test results for acute, chronic and epidemic diseases, such as future pandemics.

In other news

How to stuff a wild robocar (EE Times)
Huawei looking to enter GPU business (GSMArena)
Dutch telecom towers damaged by 5G protestors (Reuters)

Why Agile matters

If you’re able to perfectly predict the optimal set of requirements years ahead and the effect of each requirement on the user, the customer and the quality attributes of the system, then you don’t need Agile. In all other cases, Agile offers the opportunity for a massive improvement in the effectiveness of your R&D.