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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

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

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.”