View this newsletter in your browser.

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

Corona impact softens at Signify
Imec breathes new life into corona testing
Empty cinemas and conference rooms hit Barco hard
Thriving Besi partners with Applied for die-based hybrid bonding
Europe sets up one-stop shop for photonics deployment support
Dutch corridor to boost drone flight beyond the pilot’s sight
Avy’s solar drone sets course for emission-free aviation
Volkswagen plugs in NXP’s battery management system

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)

Top jobs

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.

Events