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Getting the data out

Angelo Hulshout has taken up the challenge to bring the benefits of production agility to the market and set up a new business around that. The first challenge: getting the data out of the factory.

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

Power duo puts all their effort into Eindhoven Engine

With the High Tech Systems Center’s integration into Eaisi, figureheads Katja Pahnke and Maarten Steinbuch think it’s time to hand over the baton. They now have their hands free for their next Apollo project: Eindhoven Engine.

In other news

Philips said to shortlist Asian suitors for $4B unit (Bloomberg)
China won’t meet its chip goals (IC Insights)
UK competition authority to investigate Arm-Nvidia deal (Electronics Weekly)
Teledyne to acquire Flir in a $8B deal (Evertiq)

News on Thursday

Bits&Chips newsletter is moving to once a week. Check in on Thursdays to follow the latest developments from the Dutch and Belgian high-tech industry.

Ecosystem repositioning

The digital transformation almost always requires strategic repositioning in your business ecosystem. This is complex and calls for careful strategizing and execution. The alternative is that both you and the ecosystem get disrupted.

Building bridges

There’s ample industrialization support within the hype cycle up until the peak of inflated expectations and following the plateau of productivity. In between, the trough of disillusionment causes these two phases of innovation transfer to be disconnected. As a result, a lot of academic value gets stuck.