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Eindhoven-connected Grai Matter Labs edges to the AI market

According to the fabless semiconductor scale-up with Eindhoven roots, Grai Matter Labs, its Grai One is the world’s first AI chip optimized for ultra-low-latency and low-power processing at the edge.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab
Rob Postma takes the controls at Airbus NL
E-Magy energized with 5 million in funding
Nexperia bets big on boosting manufacturing and R&D
Imec gets a head start on high-NA EUV patterning
Sorama assists PSV with the goal of enhancing fan experience

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.

In other news

Cadence consolidates RF design with AWR buy (EE Times)
ESA trumpets ‘world’s first space debris removal’ (The Register)
Arm doubles staff and develops crypto IP in China (Nikkei Asian Review)

More process doesn’t help

Before you fall into the ‘more process’ trap, ask yourself whether it would help to predict the future better, whether your people lack competence, whether you promote accountability, whether the root cause is too much process and whether you’re listening to “Monday morning quarterbacks”.