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US-Chinese trade war leaves semicon industry in limbo

As the US government implements one export restriction after another, the semiconductor industry is left wondering where it will end.

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
Intel chief: fabs will bolster Europe’s high-tech ecosystem
ASML makes donation to new TUE quantum-photonics institute
Bruco opens first office abroad in Berlin
Nijmegen security professor Bart Jacobs wins Stevin Prize
TU Delft quantum pioneer Vandersypen receives Spinoza Prize
Vanmoof races to more than €100M in C series
TSMC hikes prices up to 20 percent
France and the Netherlands entangle quantum efforts
Rocsys sets up shop in Portland

Making Europe a globally recognized force in software

Embedded and cyber-physical systems are at the core of Europe’s future competitiveness. Value is shifting from components to systems and solutions. Artemis president Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni explains how this upcoming market is both an opportunity and a threat to our continent.

In other news

IC gear orders boom as US export controls loom (EE Times)
NXP launches virus-beating drone competition (Electronics Weekly)
Meyer Burger moves to become a solar cell and module manufacturer (PV Magazine)

Better all the time

With business models increasingly moving from transactional to continuous, the product that’s being monetized by the business model needs to constantly improve as well. One can’t exist without the other!