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TUE PDEng answers the call to drive the future of industry

As industrial leaders look to TUs for advanced engineers to fill leadership roles, TUE’s PDEng program answers the call by infusing personal and professional development into students with training.

Headlines

Dawn Aerospace validates B20 Thrusters in space
Imec.istart balloons to ‎€30M as maximum investment doubles
Layoffs at Ampleon during surge of RF activities in Nijmegen
Easics eyes expansion and elects a new CEO
NXP raises 2 billion for green projects
Microsure shores its coffers with €2.7M in new investment
Intel: Benelux fab an option
VDL in talks to acquire Neways
Cottonwood plants €1M into Sencure’s biometric sensing chip
Connect Group expands global reach with IKOR acquisition

EUV needs a couple more years to fully mature

Despite having been introduced into volume production, EUV lithography still has some way to go. It will take up to three years before the technology reaches the same maturity level as DUV.

In other news

Students learn how to program for the quantum computer (Qusoft)
Siemens, Deutsche Bahn launch hydrogen trains trial (Reuters)
Intel CEO asks Biden for semiconductor manufacturing investments (Intel)

Towards autonomously improving systems

Some companies are starting to explore how they can get their systems to learn to improve their own performance. Theoretically, this falls in the category of reinforcement learning, but it proves to be quite challenging to realize this is an empirical, industrial context.