Entries by Aurélie Veltema


Queen Máxima opens new national supercomputer

Queen Maxima ‘opens’ supercomputer (credits: Vera Duivenvoorden) September 14, 2021 Fourteen quadrillion. That is the number of calculations the new national supercomputer Snellius can make per second. This powerful machine will greatly enhance the capacity of Dutch researchers to address scientific challenges such as climate change or analysis of the […]


Matchmaking NWA safety assessment via animal-free models

With this online matchmaking platform we bring together various parties from science, industry, professional practice and legislation that want to contribute to the acceptance and implementation of existing animal-free models for safety assessment. The goal is to jointly develop scientific and practice-oriented research proposals and concrete adaptation measures, with a […]


Spinoza Prize for Lieven Vandersypen

Professor Lieven Vandersypen (Photography: Studio Oostrum) NWO has announced that our Director Research Lieven Vandersypen is awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize. The Spinoza Prize is the highest award in Dutch Science. Each laureate receives 2.5 million euros, which they can spend on scientific research and activities related to knowledge utilisation. Lieven Vandersypen […]


international MicroNanoConference 2021 cancelled

The international MicroNanoConference is the MinacNed conference for and by members. We are organizing this conference together with a group of members from both industry and science. These enthusiastic volunteers bring their own background and network to set up a program for the iMNC21. From surveys we have taken after […]

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QuiX delivers its processor to Germany!

QuiX Quantum, the worldwide market leader in quantum photonic processors, has delivered a 12-mode quantum photonic processor to Germany, for a collaboration with researchers from Paderborn University.  This photonic processor is the most powerful in the world. Quantum photonic processors are the central component of photonic quantum computers, holding great […]