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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

Tesla takes battery production in-house to build 25k car
Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
Differ leads search for better electrolysers
These innovation stimuli are included in the 2021 national budget
Futurelab pockets new investment and a new home at Evoluon
SALD deposits trust in new advisory board
Vanmoof pedals series B to a €34M payout
Ghent diagnostic startup Antelope gets injected with additional €9M

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)

Top jobs

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.

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