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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

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
Intel offers to spread chip investments across Europe
Qutech unveils scalable system for quantum communication

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.