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TUE puts quantum security to the test

For ‘classic’ cryptographic standards, there are authorities to certify system security. But where do you go when you’re using quantum cryptography? Eindhoven University of Technology hopes to become the place to be for quantum cryptography certification.

Headlines

Vodafone probes Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers
Think tank: rejuvenate European IC design before building a fab
New investment primes Delft Circuits for industrialization
Amolf creates perovskite paintings by having the ink react with the canvas
National Growth Fund funds quantum and AI research agendas
TUE develops even smarter smart windows for greenhouses
Bestronics picks BIC to place PCB prototype production
TSMC calls worldwide plans for boosting chip production “unrealistic”

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.

In other news

AI chip startups show signs of maturity (EE Times)
The American Foxconn factory that never was (The Verge)
NASA and Nokia are putting a 4G network on the moon (CNN)

It’s up to you!

If you’re in R&D, it’s your job to ensure that you’re creating a future for your company while delivering on today’s challenges. Don’t blindly follow the established patterns but continuously question the status quo.