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June 16, 2018
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Dutch Optics Centre Opportunities newsletter june 2018

Read up on new opportunities, such as: Joining events as a partner, downloading our new Process Control in the Semicon Market report, and in general learn more about everything happening in and around DOC. PS: If you also have news that you'd like to share with us, don't hesitate to hit the reply button.
June 6, 2018
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High-tech and high profile visitors the Hannover Messe 2018

Five days full of new technologies and 210.000 visitors makes Hannover Messe one of the most important events for the industries of tomorrow. The Netherlands was represented in the Holland Pavilion organized by, the ministry of economic affairs, RVO & Holland High-tech. The Holland pavilion showed the collaboration and innovativeness of the Dutch high-tech-sector.
April 20, 2018
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Making connection at DOC Discovery Day

March 8, 2018
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DOC Discovery Day

Meet your future colleagues during the DOC Discovery Day on April 12th 2018. Get inspired by the newest innovation from national and international partners, networks, start-ups […]
February 21, 2018
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Opportunities for the semiconductor industry in the Netherlands (article in dutch)

Fully integrated inspection and metrology systems are the future for the automation of the chip manufacturing process. This requires collaboration between manufacturers of metrology and inspection systems, manufacturers of wafer fabrication equipment (WFE), research institutions and players in software and data techniques. The optical industry in the Netherlands can play an international role in this ever-growing process control market.
January 22, 2018
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New MIT subsidies available

Exclusively for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME’s, or in Dutch: MKB), 4 very interesting subsidy (or funding) opportunities will be made available. Known as the so called MIT program, it funds the internal and external costs for research and development starting from 35% and up till even 50%. It is an ideal way to get additional funding on the costs of a consult from a knowledge institute like the Dutch Optics Centre, TNO and/or TUDelft.
January 10, 2018
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Meet us @Photonics West

Dear partner, The Netherlands Photonics cluster will, as in recent years, be present at the coming SPIE Photonics West on January the 30th till February the […]
December 5, 2017
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Dutch Optics Centre a official Smart Industry Fieldlab

The Netherlands has a expertise in the area of optics which is unique in the world. To strengthen the corporation between high-tech firms and knowledge institutes in the Netherland; TNO and TU Delft founded Dutch Optics centre (DOC) in 2016. On November the 13th DOC was given the official status of Smart Industry Fieldlab by FME and Smartindustry chariwoman Ineke Dezentjé Hamming-Bluemink. This fieldlab gives access to a wide network of 2.200 companies in the technological industry sector, influence on agenda’s, participation on projects en assignment, but also follow-up financing.
November 1, 2017
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Precision Fair 15 and 16 November 2017 Pushing the limits!

On November 15 and 16, 2017, Dutch optics centre participates in the Precision Fair in Veldhoven and we are ready to meet our relations in the Brabant Hall at the Kennisplein. At the Precision Fair we present our technologies for the high-tech sector. Technologies where we continually push the limits, collaborate and establish new connections to stimulate innovation in Dutch business. Our message: the knowledge we gain is available for you. Dutch optics centre is part of the TNO booth. And we have very cool stuff.
September 5, 2017
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Small satellite PEASSS takes big step in space technology

Demand for compact, lightweight satellites that are cheap to produce is growing fast. Satellites the size of a carton of milk, or CubeSats as they are known, are now an integral part of the space industry. These satellites are used for gathering data about the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, for example, or for taking photos. However, small satellites can be vulnerable, especially the on-board equipment they carry. TNO has been leading the development of a technology (‘smart structures’) within the EU funded PEASSS project, which measures the deformation of the satellite and is able to correct this in space.