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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

Inspection automation specialist Autofill expands to the High Tech Campus
Imec helps Apple to reduce ecological impact of chip use
Dens hydrozine system fueled with millions in investment
Plasmacure’s wound treatment system nets new funds for clinical studies
UT scientist involved in latest demonstration of quantum supremacy
Dutch consortium starts Battery Competence Center
Dutch forensic lab first to decrypt Tesla’s driving data
ASML experiencing growing pains
Government scrutinizes security ramifications of High Tech Campus deal

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.