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The plan of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman to raise 7 trillion dollars is a thinly veiled publicity stunt.
A German consortium has secured funding to develop an EUV light source for chip inspection.
Dynaxion Security has been declared bankrupt by the court in ’s-Hertogenbosch.
Medtech startup Amazec Photonics has secured 1.5 million euros in seed capital from Photondelta for its non-invasive cardiovascular monitoring devices.
Product managers need to clearly separate needs from wants, distinguish the critical from the less important stakeholders and act on strategic opportunities even if no stakeholders are advocating for these.
As the roll-out of high-NA EUV lithography has started, a potential successor is still on ASML’s radar.
ICT Group has acquired 100 percent of shares of Utrecht-based Triopsys.
Reading time: 3 minutesAuthor: P.R. asks: For several years now, I’ve been working in the R&D department of a large deep-tech company in Finland. After studying electrical engineering in Taiwan, I thought it would be nice to explore my horizons and gain international experience. So far, it hasn’t been disappointing, although the COVID period was … Read more
Teledyne Technologies has agreed to acquire Eindhoven-based high-performance imaging specialist Adimec and its subsidiaries.
European automotive battery maker Automotive Cells Company (ACC) has secured a major chunk of an investment to expand manufacturing capacity.
Scientists have found a clue for the remarkably high efficiency of perovskite solar cells.
ASM’s supervisory board has appointed CTO Hichem M’Saad as the successor of CEO Benjamin Loh, who is stepping down to retire.
ASML’s and Imec’s joint High-NA Lab in Veldhoven is about to open its doors to chipmakers, kicking off the next stage in high-NA development: getting the process technology and associated infrastructure ready.
With the appointment of Guus Rijnders (University of Twente) and Esther Kersten (ImpactX), the leadership of the ‘top team’ for the High Tech Systems & Materials top sector is restored to full strength.
The Enschede chip startup continues its digital audio amplifier revolution under American wings.
Global semiconductor industry sales totaled 527 billion dollars in 2023, a decrease of 8.2 percent compared to the 2022 record total of 574 billion dollars, according to data compiled by the WSTS and published by SIA.
The competitiveness of European industry is stalling. It’s not an easy sell in the current political climate, but more Europe is the only way out.
The main reason that execution is so hard is threefold: personal inertia, organizational constraints and the gap between saying and doing.
NXP avoided going in the red even as its growth engines started to sputter.
TSMC may postpone the introduction of high-NA EUV tools into high-volume manufacturing until 2029.
The high-tech manufacturing industry needs to start explaining why their sector is crucial as well as what they need from the government.
Dutch building-integrated PV company Exasun has filed for insolvency.
SMIC is preparing to start production of a Huawei 5nm smartphone processor, according to a report in the Financial Times (FT).
Another round of US protectionist measures is in the making, this time targeting mature semiconductors.
Eindhoven-based Lionvolt has acquired a battery cell production line in Scotland, including staff.
Interest in Canon’s nanoimprint lithography (NIL) chipmaking tools is “exceeding expectations,” an executive of the Japanese equipment manufacturer told reporters.
Product management needs to define a strategy that’s realistic, focused and consistent. Some strategies for managing stakeholders include saying no, morphing and sequencing.
As an engineer working on particle accelerators, Curt Preissner ran into the limits of their design philosophy. That’s why he and a colleague took the “Mechatronics system design – part 1” course at High Tech Institute. This allowed them to introduce a new design approach into the synchrotron community, and better talk to vendors. “You need to be able to communicate what keeps you up at night.”
Imec has launched a 50-million-euro investment fund for startups in the digital technology realm.