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Qblox readies its modular controller for a variety of quantum computers

Though recently developed prototypes still consist of 50 qubits maximum, Delft startup Qblox is paving the way for building quantum computers with up to a 1,000 qubits and beyond.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board
Printed-electronics startup Keiron sees funding lift off with NWO grant
Robin brings Scarecrow into its nest for airport bird control
Intel offers to spread chip investments across Europe
Qutech unveils scalable system for quantum communication
Touch Biometrix teams with SystematIC to put its fingerprint on the market
Jeroen Gielens joins TMC Eindhoven as managing director
Nexperia spins out ITEC equipment arm

Personal leadership is the key to a successful organization

In its five years of existence, the High Tech Systems Center (HTSC) has acquired a prominent position as a link between business and academia. What’s the key to this success? According to Katja Pahnke, HTSC’s co-director, leadership is as vital as technical excellence.

In other news

Europe lagging on AI development (New Electronics)
Samsung: profit jumped 23%, likely thanks to strong chip demand (CNN)
Germany amps up battery production with massive subsidies (Evertiq)
Twitter engineers replace terms like ‘master’ and ‘slave’ (CNET)

The AI of digitalization

Once you have software, you can generate data. Once you have data, you can employ AI. Once you have AI, you can truly capitalize on the potential of digitalization.