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Eindhoven start-up Altum RF targets microwave niches

Preparing for its launch, Altum RF steps into the spotlight. With an international management team and an Australian design team, the Eindhoven-based start-up targets high-frequency RF markets.

Headlines

South Korea launches 450-billion-dollar semiconductor boost
Rocsys rakes in €5.25M investment to scale up and expand globally
Global semiconductor revenue tops 500 billion this year
Sioux sets up shop in Apeldoorn
Philips and ESI make Comma tool available through Eclipse
Dawn Aerospace validates B20 Thrusters in space
Imec.istart balloons to ‎€30M as maximum investment doubles

What to make of Tesla’s “best in the world” self-driving silicon?

Tesla designed “the best chip in the world” for autonomous driving at its first try. Really?

In other news

Simon Stevin Meester Arthur van Roermund receives royal decoration (Cursor)
Softbank invests $125 million in Google’s internet balloons (Bloomberg)
Intel: 10nm manufacturing on schedule (EE Times)

Ask the headhunter

“We’ve spent several months talking to VCs for our series A round, but no results have yet been achieved. The most important reason is the trade restrictions the US has imposed on Iran. Some of our company’s key figures have an Iranian background.”