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US-Chinese trade war leaves semicon industry in limbo

As the US government implements one export restriction after another, the semiconductor industry is left wondering where it will end.

Headlines

Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
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
TU Delft starts up robotics master
Nvidia acquires Arm in 40 billion dollar deal
Dutchies well-represented at Itea Awards of Excellence
SRON’s Gusto sensors are good to go

Making Europe a globally recognized force in software

Embedded and cyber-physical systems are at the core of Europe’s future competitiveness. Value is shifting from components to systems and solutions. Artemis president Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni explains how this upcoming market is both an opportunity and a threat to our continent.

In other news

IC gear orders boom as US export controls loom (EE Times)
NXP launches virus-beating drone competition (Electronics Weekly)
Meyer Burger moves to become a solar cell and module manufacturer (PV Magazine)

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Better all the time

With business models increasingly moving from transactional to continuous, the product that’s being monetized by the business model needs to constantly improve as well. One can’t exist without the other!

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