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Jan Wouters

Quantum Trafficjam

The quantum technology designed by the researchers at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) has developed to such an extent that conventional computer technology can no longer keep up. They have developed a chip that can be scaled up and used to build the quantum simulator of the future. New technologies present opportunities …

Solid-state battery

(2021-01) Solid-state batteries hold great promise for the future. Many of the drawbacks now associated with lithium-ion batteries that use liquid or …

Exit Corona

  The corona crisis is hitting lots of people very hard and the ensuing economic problems will be lasting, according to many. …

Nikola etc.

(2020-06) Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL), the electric vehicle battery manufacturer that supplies Tesla, among others, says it has made a battery …

Hydrogenhype? 5

(2020-04) The popularity of hydrogen is rising steadily. Leaders in the hydrogen economy are South Korea, Japan and China. Europe is working …

Super Batteries

(2020-04) Wait a few more years and you’ll see that electric cars will be the equivalent of petrol cars. That’s as far …

how hypes delay innovations

(2020-03) We all try our hand at predicting things. But how good are those predictions? The Danish Nobel Prize winner for Physics …

VW versus Kodak

(2019-10) It is a bit of a golden rule that large industrial companies do not like transitions. Transitions cost money, are in …

Changing oil in 2030?

(2019-10) Disruption, transition, self-driving cars, from ownership to sharing, etc. are the buzz words of the trend watcher. It is said that …

Diesel cleaner than EV?

(2019-09) Yes, and for the most part, no. It all depends on how you look at it, but perhaps also on the …