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World’s powerful photonic quantum processor made in Twente

Twente-based startup Quix had to make one of the most elaborate photonic integrated circuits to date to create the world’s most powerful photonic quantum processor.

Using AI to play a serious game of supply chain optimization

TUE researcher Willem van Jaarsveld is working on software to optimally control the supply of spare parts in high-tech. He got inspired to use reinforcement learning by the computer program that defeated the human world champion in the board game go.

Take inspiration from the brain and make AI more energy efficient

Thanks to a mathematical breakthrough achieved at CWI, it will be possible to put much more elaborate AI in chips, enabling applications to run locally on a smartphone or smartwatch instead of in the cloud.

Thermo Fisher Scientific develops an appetite for modeling

About three years ago, Thermo Fisher Scientific in Eindhoven embarked on a journey to take model-based development to a higher level. After pilots with research partners, software and system architects are now making successful steps with commercial tools from companies like Axini and Obeo.

In other news

Vinod Subramaniam new chair of 4TU (UT)
While Dutch tech sizzles, it’s a cold winter for the country’s deep-tech founders (Sifted)
Impact of ban on tech sales to Russia likely to spread (EE Times)
Researchers unveil hybrid 512-qubit quantum array with zero downtime (Tom’s Hardware)
Entanglement could help boost quantum machine learning (IEEE Spectrum)

Boost your digitalization: 8 capability areas to build

To successfully transition towards continuous value delivery, companies need to build new capabilities across the organization. Major changes are required in at least eight areas.

Finally: Europe is tackling digitalization

The EU’s initiatives to ‘redigitalize’ Europe represent an enormous opportunity for the Netherlands, argues Frank Verhage.