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Getting the data out

Angelo Hulshout has taken up the challenge to bring the benefits of production agility to the market and set up a new business around that. The first challenge: getting the data out of the factory.

Headlines

Inspection automation specialist Autofill expands to the High Tech Campus
Imec helps Apple to reduce ecological impact of chip use
Dens hydrozine system fueled with millions in investment
Plasmacure’s wound treatment system nets new funds for clinical studies
UT scientist involved in latest demonstration of quantum supremacy
Dutch consortium starts Battery Competence Center
Dutch forensic lab first to decrypt Tesla’s driving data
ASML experiencing growing pains
Government scrutinizes security ramifications of High Tech Campus deal
Kitepower’s first airborne wind energy system lifts off in Aruba
EC accelerates Hardt Hyperloop with €15M investment
Novel-T and Imec.istart team to accelerate Dutch tech startups

Power duo puts all their effort into Eindhoven Engine

With the High Tech Systems Center’s integration into Eaisi, figureheads Katja Pahnke and Maarten Steinbuch think it’s time to hand over the baton. They now have their hands free for their next Apollo project: Eindhoven Engine.

In other news

Philips said to shortlist Asian suitors for $4B unit (Bloomberg)
China won’t meet its chip goals (IC Insights)
UK competition authority to investigate Arm-Nvidia deal (Electronics Weekly)
Teledyne to acquire Flir in a $8B deal (Evertiq)

News on Thursday

Bits&Chips newsletter is moving to once a week. Check in on Thursdays to follow the latest developments from the Dutch and Belgian high-tech industry.

Ecosystem repositioning

The digital transformation almost always requires strategic repositioning in your business ecosystem. This is complex and calls for careful strategizing and execution. The alternative is that both you and the ecosystem get disrupted.

Building bridges

There’s ample industrialization support within the hype cycle up until the peak of inflated expectations and following the plateau of productivity. In between, the trough of disillusionment causes these two phases of innovation transfer to be disconnected. As a result, a lot of academic value gets stuck.