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Reparations

Dutch Finance Secretary Wopke Hoekstra proposes to set up an investment fund for scientific and technology research. Experience has shown, though, that such a fund isn’t necessarily safe from politicians’ grabby hands.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab

Asperitas looks to flood the IT cooling industry

After development of its immersed cooling system for maritime-based data centers, Haarlem-based clean-tech scale-up Asperitas opted to change course and instead focus on terra firma, looking to paint the data center industry green.

In other news

Start-ups: job growth engine in the Netherlands (Dealroom)
Fourth AI university professor appointed in Amsterdam (UvA)
Up close with the Taycan, Porsche’s first electric car (The Verge)

How to develop software

The type of approach to select for developing or evolving functionality depends on several factors. There’s no fixed recipe for this. Instead, you should carefully evaluate the benefits and disadvantages for each approach.