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Qutech: building a quantum delta, one (qu)bit at a time

Even though quantum technologies are only just starting to take shape, now is the time to consider the opportunities they present – both to enhance existing business and to generate new opportunities. In the Netherlands, the Qutech initiative is leading the effort to bootstrap a quantum industry in the Dutch delta.

Headlines

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
TU Delft working on smart and communicative solar cells

ASML’s multi-e-beam metrology tool delayed

After a complication in IP sharing, ASML was forced to start over developing a multi-beam e-beam metrology tool. As a result, the launch of the system was delayed by a year.

In other news

Caltech scores $1.1B patent verdict against Apple and Broadcom (Techcrunch)
Germany breaks Korea’s streak as most innovative nation (Bloomberg)
European Parliament votes for universal smartphone charger (BBC)

Today’s fish

I was struck by the similarity between technology hypes and my current natural habitat: politics.