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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

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
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

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.