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TU Delft students shatter the competition with sustainable glass speaker

In a search to help mitigate the buildup of electronic waste, a group of TU Delft students teamed up to create a fully recyclable home audio system: a speaker made from glass, which earned them a national first-place award for the 2020 James Dyson Award.

Headlines

Airbus NL links with Swedish Space Corp for space-to-ground optical communications
Automotive Campus on its way to private ownership
Frits van Hout to leave ASML
BOM boosts Eindhoven’s Antenna Company with a big line of credit
Philips captures Capsule
Eindhoven tech leaders open the gate to startup success
Etulipa flashes first full-color electrowetting display
ASML and ASMI stand to gain from huge TSMC capex boost
Victor van der Chijs steps down from UT executive board

Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers tune in to the market

It’s been quite the journey, but Effect Photonics is finally ready to take the telecom market by storm with its tunable optical transceivers. In doing so, it will give the Dutch Photondelta integrated photonics ecosystem a most welcome boost, too.

In other news

Funding coming for 1,000 scientists delayed by pandemic (Delta)
Spinach gives fuel cells a power-up (IEEE Spectrum)
ASM’s CFO, Peter van Bommel, to retire (Evertiq)

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