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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

Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board
Printed-electronics startup Keiron sees funding lift off with NWO grant
Robin brings Scarecrow into its nest for airport bird control
Intel offers to spread chip investments across Europe

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.