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Dutch integrated-photonics industry looking to lead

The Dutch government has given the go-ahead for Photondelta’s ambitious plan aimed at securing a major role for the Netherlands in the integrated-photonics industry. What’s the strategy?

ASML’s capacity planning isn’t an exact science

There’s no doubt in Peter Wennink’s mind that the industry will gobble up ASML’s ambitious capacity expansion. It’s just a matter of when.

Smart industry – improving the numbers or disrupting?

Angelo Hulshout has the ambition to bring the benefits of production agility to the market and set up a new business around that. Keep an eye on the disruptors and don’t take too small steps.

Sid and Ally provide AI assistance in bug resolution

Together with TNO’s ESI, Philips is eyeing the use of artificial intelligence to improve its software development efficiency.

In other news

Nexperia posts record results (press release)
NXP considers Austin for $2.6B expansion (Austin American-Statesman)
Semiconductor consortium ISMC plans $3B chip fab in India (Data Center Dynamics)
The perfect storm increasing the cost of a crucial metal (BBC)
IBM’s target: a 4,000-qubit processor by 2025 (IEEE Spectrum)

Dear headhunter

After an impeccable educational career with the highest of marks in obfuscation and embellishment, a poor graduate asks headhunter Bram Nauta why no company wants to hire him.

Boost your digitalization: process dimension

Companies need to adopt Agile for real, automate processes, especially around quality assurance, and start using the available data.