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How the Del Prados got into the semiconductor business

After stumbling into Dean Knapic and his promising silicon business, Arthur del Prado joined a burgeoning but auspicious industry.

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”

Harnessing lithium’s explosive chemistry for better batteries

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the fathers of the lithium-ion battery. Together, they found a way to channel lithium’s explosive nature into something useful.

In other news

Billionaire Bezos unveils plans to land humans on Moon (The Register)
Tesla ekes out a profit as all eyes turn to its China Gigafactory (The Verge)
Antwerp gets Europe’s first industrial solar concentrator farm (Port of Antwerp)

How clean is your data?

It’s important to realize that although data is the new oil, it does require careful collection and processing to deliver on the promise of data-driven decision making, accurate and reliable training of ML/DL models and monetizing your data.