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TU Delft material shines in medical detectors

You may not know it, but a type of material called scintillators was probably involved when you had your last medical scan. Working with the French company Saint-Gobain, scintillator expert Pieter Dorenbos at Delft University of Technology is currently developing the next generation of these materials.

Headlines

Dawn Aerospace validates B20 Thrusters in space
Imec.istart balloons to ‎€30M as maximum investment doubles
Layoffs at Ampleon during surge of RF activities in Nijmegen
Easics eyes expansion and elects a new CEO
NXP raises 2 billion for green projects
Microsure shores its coffers with €2.7M in new investment
Intel: Benelux fab an option
VDL in talks to acquire Neways
Cottonwood plants €1M into Sencure’s biometric sensing chip

Leydenjar’s silicon anode enters production realm

Start-up Leydenjar is setting up a pilot production line in Eindhoven to prove its high-capacity battery anodes made from nano-textured silicon can be made not just in labs but in factories as well.

In other news

Model 3 makes the Netherlands Tesla’s top European market (Electrek)
First Wi-Fi 6 trials with IoT devices declared a success (Techrepublic)
TSMC: 5nm in 2020, 3nm in 2022 (Digitimes)

The IoT is all about energy efficiency

With the data gathering and processing brought by the IoT, building management can go beyond operations tracking. It can help make better, informed decisions that create efficiencies and save money.