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“If you hire people for their smarts, don’t keep them stupid”

After the acquisition of his wireless tech start-up, Greenpeak Technologies, Dutch Wi-Fi pioneer, Cees Links, brings Qorvo a little taste of his own style. It’s not just engineering that this semicon giant is looking for, you’ll need to bring an affinity for commerce.

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

Harvesting energy from the coldness of the universe

The vast cold space of the universe is a neglected energy source that now can be tapped.

In other news

First long-range solar car unveiled on 25 June (Lightyear)
Dutch security service investigates Huawei back door (DutchNews.nl)
Preceyes’ robotic assistant used for epiretinal membrane peel at Rotterdam hospital (TUE)

How digitalization disrupts companies

Although everyone talks about digitalization (software, data and AI) and the risk of disruption that this brings to companies, very few talk about how companies get disrupted in practice.