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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

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board
Printed-electronics startup Keiron sees funding lift off with NWO grant
Robin brings Scarecrow into its nest for airport bird control

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.