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Throwing money

With the world in desperate need of green technology and Europe increasingly getting squeezed between the US and China, the Dutch government needs to step up and really invest in education and innovation.


Differ leads search for better electrolysers
These innovation stimuli are included in the 2021 national budget
Futurelab pockets new investment and a new home at Evoluon
SALD deposits trust in new advisory board
Vanmoof pedals series B to a €34M payout
Ghent diagnostic startup Antelope gets injected with additional €9M
IBM aims to cross 1000 qubit border in 2023
Pandemic drives rise in fab equipment spending
Smarter bug checking by containing the state space explosion
EIT’s corona-tracking bracelet headed for Benelux events
TU Delft starts up robotics master
Nvidia acquires Arm in 40 billion dollar deal
Dutchies well-represented at Itea Awards of Excellence
SRON’s Gusto sensors are good to go

Envision sees clearer with Google Glass integration

After a year of discussions with Google, Yes!Delft startup Envision is ready to announce the integration of its AI-driven software for the visually impaired with the tech giant’s Google Glass solution.

In other news

Engineering solar cells using papaya enzymes (TU Delft)
HPE-AMD supercomputer to blow past rivals (CNET)
Tesla is eyeing Nashville for Cybertruck gigafactory (Techcrunch)

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Combining innovation and operation

Combining innovation and operation is difficult but also essential to ensure the longevity of the company. My experience is that in most companies, the two are conflicting, with the investment in innovation often being the victim.