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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

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
Layoffs at Ampleon during surge of RF activities in Nijmegen
Easics eyes expansion and elects a new CEO

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.