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Why ASML isn’t going full-throttle on EUV this year

ASML isn’t utilizing its full EUV scanner manufacturing capacity this year, even though customers would love to get more. Why?

TUE’s remote labs enhance experimental setups from home

During the pandemic, physical work was either stopped or continued with restrictions and health risks. New online methods, like the remote lab setups from Eindhoven University of Technology, can make physical presence a thing of the past.

Headlines

“EU wants own sub-5nm fab by 2030”
Dekimo expands east
Micledi displays staying power with €7M investment
“NXP takes a cut from a 2.2 billion dollar patent win”
Hiber launches IoT solution for heavy-machine monitoring
Semiotic Labs gets a new investment and a new identity
Verhaert and Spacetec land contract to support space startups
Philips sees Jeroen Tas step down as innovation chief

Making progress measurable in manufacturing

Angelo Hulshout has the ambition to bring the benefits of production agility to the market and set up a new business around that. Next to technical challenges, this also raises business-level questions.

Bronkhorst and Krohne join forces to accelerate the flow of innovation

Measurement equipment specialists Bronkhorst and Krohne teamed up with the TUs of Delft and Twente to bring flow meters into the next generation. Their goal: to develop new and innovative meters that could provide real-time insight and analytics of flowing media, all without having to interrupt the flow.

In other news

Dezentjé new member supervisory board TUE (press release)
Trump slams Huawei, halting shipments from Intel and others (Reuters)
Investors bet big on electric truck maker Rivian (NY Times)
E-car batteries with 5-minute charging times produced (Guardian)
Tech rallies behind Biden’s immigration plans (The Verge)

News on Thursday

Bits&Chips newsletter is moving to once a week. Check in on Thursdays to follow the latest developments from the Dutch and Belgian high-tech industry.

Ask the headhunter

My daughter is moving back from Sweden but would very much like to continue her work there. Within Dutch law and tax requirements, do you see a way for her to keep her job with her Swedish employer?

Continuous dialog

Digital companies are in a continuous dialog with the market, have short feedback cycles and focus on customer behavior. So evaluate your business and technology strategy to ensure that you’re incorporating these principles and transitioning towards them.