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How the Del Prados got into the semiconductor business

After stumbling into Dean Knapic and his promising silicon business, Arthur del Prado joined a burgeoning but auspicious industry.

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

Harnessing lithium’s explosive chemistry for better batteries

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the fathers of the lithium-ion battery. Together, they found a way to channel lithium’s explosive nature into something useful.

In other news

Billionaire Bezos unveils plans to land humans on Moon (The Register)
Tesla ekes out a profit as all eyes turn to its China Gigafactory (The Verge)
Antwerp gets Europe’s first industrial solar concentrator farm (Port of Antwerp)

How clean is your data?

It’s important to realize that although data is the new oil, it does require careful collection and processing to deliver on the promise of data-driven decision making, accurate and reliable training of ML/DL models and monetizing your data.