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NLR takes the controls to bring propeller noise down

As the number of aircraft continues to increase, noise is becoming a headache. Aviation propeller manufacturer Dowty is turning to NLR and its in-house developed technologies to precisely measure, and ultimately mitigate the noise at the source.

Headlines

TUE turns up the heat on e-waste
FME and TNO bring together Dutch electrolyzer companies
Agfa inks deal for Clariant’s printed-electronics materials
Samsung takes on TSMC in race to 3nm chips
Horizon Europe budget gets 4 billion boost
Imec launches “advanced RF” initiative for 6G devices
College student trainees help SMEs innovate
NXP helps Amazon to connect cars to the cloud
Antenna Company connects Wi-Fi 6 to enterprise and industrial IoT
VDL and Elringklinger rideshare for fuel-cell systems production
Agfa: continued strong Covid-19 impact, but gradual recovery

The Corona Chronicles: it’s not all bad news (part 1)

To keep everyone’s spirits up, Bits&Chips periodically publishes the Corona Chronicles, detailing uplifting worldwide developments and prospects.

In other news

Sixteen supercomputers tackle coronavirus cures in US (CNET)
Intel scales neuromorphic computer to 100 million neurons (EE Times)
Polestar begins EV production, thanks to China’s virus-fighting measures (Electrek)

Why you don’t define desired outcome

In many organizations, resources are allocated because of loud customers, historical patterns, ingrained behaviors or internal politics, not because these resources are providing the highest ROI.