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TUE researchers squeeze light from silicon

The elusive silicon laser might be within reach now that researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology have demonstrated efficient light emission from silicon.

Headlines

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

Chip-based diagnostics device from Leuven could detect future outbreaks

Midiagnostics recently received a 14 million euro investment to bring its chip-based diagnostics platform to the market. The technology from Leuven allows users to obtain rapid test results for acute, chronic and epidemic diseases, such as future pandemics.

In other news

How to stuff a wild robocar (EE Times)
Huawei looking to enter GPU business (GSMArena)
Dutch telecom towers damaged by 5G protestors (Reuters)

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Why Agile matters

If you’re able to perfectly predict the optimal set of requirements years ahead and the effect of each requirement on the user, the customer and the quality attributes of the system, then you don’t need Agile. In all other cases, Agile offers the opportunity for a massive improvement in the effectiveness of your R&D.

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