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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.

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Tesla takes battery production in-house to build 25k car
Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
Differ leads search for better electrolysers
These innovation stimuli are included in the 2021 national budget
Futurelab pockets new investment and a new home at Evoluon
SALD deposits trust in new advisory board
Vanmoof pedals series B to a €34M payout
Ghent diagnostic startup Antelope gets injected with additional €9M
IBM aims to cross 1000 qubit border in 2023
Pandemic drives rise in fab equipment spending
Smarter bug checking by containing the state space explosion

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)

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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.

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