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Taking off might have been the easy part for CITC

The Chip Integration Technology Center (CITC) plane has taken off, but there are a lot more seats to fill. ‘Captain’ Barry Peet explains how he intends to do so.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab
Rob Postma takes the controls at Airbus NL
E-Magy energized with 5 million in funding

Demand for Dutch diagnostic SMEs curves with corona

With the increasing market demand, the corona crisis caused Micronit to ramp up production. This was challenging, because of the disrupted supply chain. However, Micronit CEO Ronny van ’t Oever also sees the opportunities this crisis offers for innovative Dutch medical SMEs like his.

In other news

100 live-cell imagers donated for corona research (Cytosmart)
Vodafoneziggo launches 5G coverage in the Netherlands (Reuters)
Magic Leap cuts half of jobs in major restructuring (Bloomberg)

AI engineering part 2: data versioning and dependency management

Data management, including versioning and dependencies, is a surprisingly complicated topic that many companies haven’t yet wrestled to the ground. But as data is the new oil, it’s critical to take it as seriously as any other asset that you have available in your business.