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ASML wants influx of tech talent to quadruple

The influx of engineers and mechanics of all levels in the Brabant high-tech ecosystem must quadruple. ASML CEO Peter Wennink made that urgent request during the opening of the academic year at Eindhoven University of Technology.

Turbocharging communication and sensor technology with indium phosphide integrated photonics

No technology platform can do it all in integrated photonics. In part II of a four-part series, we take a closer look at a base material that stands out for its ability to produce light, thus allowing for the fabrication of active components: indium phosphide.

Holst Centre uses controlled explosions to print

A new printing technique developed at TNO’s Holst Centre could be a godsend for chip and electronics assembly and display manufacturing.

In other news

New US rule could ‘impair’ China’s AI progress (EE Times)
Taiwanese company looking to build a European battery plant (Evertiq)
CERN drafts plans to idle accelerators due to Europe’s energy crunch (Swissinfo)
The skull of the Terminator, Raspberry Pi style (Electronics Weekly)


Bram Nauta reunites with a former flame in need of some repairs.

Boost your digitalization: continuous customer interaction

Companies need continuous interaction with existing and potential customers for verbal feedback, observing behavior and measuring willingness to pay. It’s not innovation if you can’t get paid for it.