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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

TUE turns up the heat on e-waste
FME and TNO bring together Dutch electrolyzer companies
Agfa inks deal for Clariant’s printed-electronics materials
Samsung takes on TSMC in race to 3nm chips
Horizon Europe budget gets 4 billion boost
Imec launches “advanced RF” initiative for 6G devices
College student trainees help SMEs innovate
NXP helps Amazon to connect cars to the cloud
Antenna Company connects Wi-Fi 6 to enterprise and industrial IoT
VDL and Elringklinger rideshare for fuel-cell systems production
Agfa: continued strong Covid-19 impact, but gradual recovery
UT marries plain old silicon with exotic superlattice oxides
US has backup plan to block export of ASML’s EUV scanner to China
Philips in good company atop Forbes list of best employers
TUE enhances 5G antenna performance

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”.