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Antennex links decades of TUE RF expertise with the commercial world

With more than 60 years of experience in antenna metrology and RF designs, a group of TUE researchers spun out to create Antennex and bring its cutting-edge measurement techniques to the market.

A quantum leap for quantum supremacy

Having performed a quantum calculation that seems well beyond the capability of classical computers, Chinese researchers – with a little Dutch help – appear to have ushered in the “age of quantum primacy.”

Turning knobs to enhance efficiency in workplace communications

Taking a swing at his 3rd career opportunity, High Tech Institute trainer Kees Rijssenbeek is putting his energy into helping technical minds navigate challenging social interaction and fine-tune their approach.

Speed up your design cycle and standardize your test procedures

Providing application engineers with the right software to control instruments, streamline measurements and standardize processes is key to a shorter time to market.

ASML is greenwashing Moore’s Law

Chip shrinking won’t help reduce greenhouse emissions, as ASML claims. The gains in energy efficiency do not nearly compensate for the increase in carbon output resulting from the huge business opportunities that shrinking creates.

In other news

Jan van Eijk receives ASPE Lifetime Achievement Award (ASPE)
Qutech creates a time crystal (TU Delft)
Electric truck maker Rivian raises almost $12B (BBC)
Nvidia and Lockheed plan to fight forest fires with AI (CNET)
US Commerce chief: chipmakers will supply data to shortage survey (Reuters)

Bits&Chips podcasts: Paul van Ulsen

René Raaijmakers talks to the innovators driving the high-tech industry. Listen (in Dutch) to researchers, developers and decision-makers speak about trends, technology, business and their motivations. In this week’s edition of the Bits&Chips podcast, Salland Engineering CEO Paul van Ulsen on the Dutch chances in back-end semicon.

How to kill jobs

According to Wim Bens, it might be better to start handing out subsidies to kill jobs.

Entrepreneur lesson #7: Solving ‘your part’ only is causing you to fail

As a founder, accept that you need to solve a lot beyond the immediate scope of your expertise, at least initially. Vertically integrate first, horizontalize once the business matures.