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Signify and ESI connect on cleverly connecting smart lighting

Smart lighting systems bring the potential for big cost and energy savings. The public-private Prisma project has produced tooling to streamline their development and deployment. Partners Signify and ESI (TNO) are now building on their successful collaboration to put the results to broad practical use.

Headlines

Vodafone probes Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers
Think tank: rejuvenate European IC design before building a fab
New investment primes Delft Circuits for industrialization
Amolf creates perovskite paintings by having the ink react with the canvas
National Growth Fund funds quantum and AI research agendas
TUE develops even smarter smart windows for greenhouses
Bestronics picks BIC to place PCB prototype production
TSMC calls worldwide plans for boosting chip production “unrealistic”
Trillion+ semiconductor units shipped again this year
Airbus and TNO link on laser-based aircraft communication
ICT accelerates growth plan with Profit and Strypes NL acquisitions
Port of Rotterdam commissions 77 hybrid-electrical AGVs with VDL
Sirius Medical goes international with US approval and UK implant
TSMC pouring 100 billion in capacity expansion
Delft SEM tweak results in 20x faster imaging
Quantum photonics company Quix makes its first sale
Inmarsat files suit over Dutch government 5G spectrum allocation
EU sends Hiber over the moon with €26M investment
Rabobank funds Amsterdam’s Optics11 companies for accelerated growth

Pink RF and America’s Odyssey link to bring RF repair to Nijmegen

Dutch radio frequency specialist Pink RF is expanding operations. In collaboration with the American RF repair company Odyssey, European RF and semiconductor customers will have a new option located in Nijmegen.

In other news

Segway to heaven (The Register)
BMW and Mercedes halt automated driving collab (Evertiq)
Honeywell claims it built the most powerful quantum computer ever (New Scientist)

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