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Leydenjar’s silicon anode enters production realm

Start-up Leydenjar is setting up a pilot production line in Eindhoven to prove its high-capacity battery anodes made from nano-textured silicon can be made not just in labs but in factories as well.

Headlines

Fastned lands France and €17M for further growth
TU Delft working on smart and communicative solar cells
Chip industry to grow 6 percent, top 15 by twice as much
Imec and KU Leuven flout Tesla’s keyless entry
Plant imaging goes low code
Grai Matter Labs gets $14M boost to edge AI
Major setbacks in China’s efforts to boost chip industry

Kitepower sails toward energy transition

As the energy transition gets wind beneath its wings, one Yes!Delft start-up is drawing inspiration from Dutch astronaut and professor, the late Wubbo Ockels. Its solution: fly kites in order to harness wind energy and convert it into usable power.

In other news

What’s next now that Sundar Pichai is CEO of Alphabet? (The Verge)
Amazon’s cloud business bombards the market with new features (CNBC)
Cyclotron-based Ga-68 generator breaks production records (Physics World)

So, you’re an expert?

Data-driven and experimental practices provide one of the most effective ways to return to a customer and market-centric way of working in which decisions are based on the real world. This means your role as an expert is evolving as well.