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Training is key to superior chip knowledge at NXP

For semiconductor giant NXP’s failure analysis department, training employees and broadening its knowledge base is instrumental in holding the leading edge.

Headlines

Dutch want photonics, AI and quantum in European Chips Act
Axelera AI attracts CTO from IBM Zurich
Samsung increases EUV layers in DRAM to five
Nvidia’s takeover of Arm dealt blow by EU
Hiber’s IoT service links with the UK’s Inmarsat Elera network
Mass production of Samsung’s 3nm node moved to next year
Eleo gives charge to Conmeq’s fully electric mini skid steer

From manufacturing data to continuous process improvement

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. Currently, he’s working out the plan and making the first realization steps.

In other news

161 researchers awarded a Veni grant... (NWO)
...and 81 receive a Vidi grant (NWO)
China should expect no reprieve under Biden (Reuters)

Don’t fall for symptoms

Rather than instinctively reacting to what life throws your way, pause, reflect and decide on a course of action that actually results in what you’re looking to accomplish.