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EUV profitability moving towards DUV level

Selling EUV scanners is quickly becoming ‘just another business’ for ASML. It will take another year or two before its profitability is up to ASML’s typical level, however.

Headlines

Lionix helps ETH to scale quantum computer
Imec and Ximea partnership brings new hyperspectral camera into focus
CWI gets NWA grant for integrating smart vehicles in society
Qutech and co want to quantum-connect the Randstad
Neways acquiesces to automotive angst, axes 250
Academic Startup Competition announces its top 10
Ebusco and Rocsys link up for automated bus depots
Applied Materials bumps ASML back to runner-up in semi equipment market
Fastned lands France and €17M for further growth

ASML: if we can’t ship it to China, we’ll ship it somewhere else

Whether ASML should be allowed to sell EUV scanners to China may be a geopolitical hot-button issue, the company itself is rather indifferent on it. Its scanners will sell out one way or another.

In other news

Clayton Christensen, guru of “Disruptive innovation,” dies (NY Times)
UT rector magnificus retiring to return to science (U-Today)
New journal on quantum engineering (IEEE)

Coaching in the third wave of Agile – part 2

As an organization’s Agile maturity grows over time, the coaching challenges and scope change. Derk-Jan de Grood discusses the evolving role of the Agile coach in the three waves of Agile. Part 2 of 2.