View this newsletter in your browser.

Has Intel lost its mojo?

Having failed to impress in new markets and being circled by the competition on its home turf, Intel now also has forfeited technological leadership definitively. Is the king of the semiconductor hill about to lose its crown?

Headlines

Fastned lands France and €17M for further growth
TU Delft working on smart and communicative solar cells
Chip industry to grow 6 percent, top 15 by twice as much
Imec and KU Leuven flout Tesla’s keyless entry
Plant imaging goes low code
Grai Matter Labs gets $14M boost to edge AI
Major setbacks in China’s efforts to boost chip industry
TUE turns up the heat on e-waste

True architects understand the art of omission and know where to dig deeper

System architects provide focus, overview and results in complex development projects. This means value for customers and euros for their own business. We ask Gerrit Muller, founder of the Sysarch training courses at High Tech Institute, about the secrets of good system architects.

In other news

Electronics supply chains splitting between China and US (EE Times)
Musk hints of battery capacity jump ahead of industry event (Reuters)
Lucid Air does 832 km on a 113 kWh battery pack (Electrek)

Organization structure change shows promising first results

Reorganized in business lines in which dedicated multidisciplinary teams work for specific customers, NTS is continuously improving its services. Working with his team for the company’s largest client in semicon, Ruud Kuepers is seeing the first promising results.