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NLR takes the controls to bring propeller noise down

As the number of aircraft continues to increase, noise is becoming a headache. Aviation propeller manufacturer Dowty is turning to NLR and its in-house developed technologies to precisely measure, and ultimately mitigate the noise at the source.

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

The Corona Chronicles: it’s not all bad news (part 1)

To keep everyone’s spirits up, Bits&Chips periodically publishes the Corona Chronicles, detailing uplifting worldwide developments and prospects.

In other news

Sixteen supercomputers tackle coronavirus cures in US (CNET)
Intel scales neuromorphic computer to 100 million neurons (EE Times)
Polestar begins EV production, thanks to China’s virus-fighting measures (Electrek)

Why you don’t define desired outcome

In many organizations, resources are allocated because of loud customers, historical patterns, ingrained behaviors or internal politics, not because these resources are providing the highest ROI.