Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

AkzoNobel announces new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050. The company has been among the global leaders in sustainability for more … Read the full press release

IVECO’s pioneering work in developing natural gas vehicles recognized with “NGV Global Industry Champion” award

As a part of the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference, the natural gas vehicles association held an international gathering on March 22 to present a series of sector awards. IVECO received the “NGV Global Industry Champion” award recognizing the brand’s 20 … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus Stoelinga to leave the company

CFRO Guus Stoelinga: “I have enjoyed my time at LeasePlan tremendously and I am very proud of what we have achieved as an organisation.” Flevoland, Netherlands, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan today announces that its Chief Financial and Risk Officer Guus … Read the full press release

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit: A new solution to improve the trucker data logging experience

TomTom BRIDGE ELD Kit will provide professional truck drivers with necessary tools for electronic logging Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a leader in navigation and mapping products, and  M2M DataSmart, wireless data service provider, today announce a … Read the full press release

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf implement intelligent traffic control system from GEVAS software and TomTom

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces that its industry-leading live traffic data has been chosen to power the traffic management centres of two more of Germany’s leading cities: Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Frankfurt and Düsseldorf have implemented an intelligent … Read the full press release

MOU To Promote Sustainable Finance in Kenya and Mongolia Signed

The Hague, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenya Banking Association (KBA) and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), members of the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance environmental and social risk management and sustainable financing practices … Read the full press release

DNV GL Awards Voltamp Oman With Two KEMA Type Test Certificates for the Manufacture of GCC’s Largest Transformer

ARNHEM, the Netherlands, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has awarded Voltamp Oman with two KEMA type test certificates for a 125 MVA large power transformer (LPT), the largest transformer … Read the full press release

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box, world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box. The Netherlands-based company is one of the world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers with over 40,000 charging stations in service. La Défense, France, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electric mobility: a global fast-growing clean energy … Read the full press release

Research from Delft University of Technology reveals kids ended programming course prematurely if parents get involved

DELFT, Netherlands, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is better if parents do not get too involved when their children are learning to programme. This is one of the results of the research into the TU Delft online course (MOOC) which teaches … Read the full press release

World leader in digital security, Gemalto bags award for its Citerion module

AMSTERDAM, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module. The award from IoT Evolution honors organizations delivering … Read the full press release

Airtel Lanka deploys Gemalto’s Device ​Management platform in Sri Lanka

AMSTERDAM, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, and Airtel Lanka today announced the deployment of Gemalto’s Device ​Management platform in Sri Lanka that enables Airtel’s subscribers to have instant access to their favorite … Read the full press release

Gemalto honoured with the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module

AMSTERDAM, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module. The award from IoT Evolution honors organizations delivering … Read the full press release

TU/e Professor to be presented with Prestigious Nagoya Gold Medal

Japan’s highest award for chemistry scientists, the Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry, will this year be presented to Bert Meijer, TU/e professor of Organic Chemistry. Meijer thus joins an illustrious group of 22 predecessors, including several winners of Nobel … Read the full press release

Philips is the world’s largest patent applicant for the second consecutive year

Philips filed 2,568 patent applications* at the EPO during 2016 Company maintains number-one position in three strategic patent filing areas: ‘Medical Technology’, ‘Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy’ and ‘Measurement’  AMSTERDAM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading health technology company Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, … Read the full press release

Philips and LabPON to Create Largest Digital Pathology Database

Best, the Netherlands, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to transition to 100% histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated … Read the full press release

US Gulf of Mexico deep-water project expected to produce up to 40,000 barrels of oil daily

THA HAGUE, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and MOEX North America LLC (MOEX NA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd, have each taken the final investment decision to execute phase … Read the full press release

Safwa Marine and Radio Holland partner to offer one-stop-shop solution for Yacht and Leisure boat owners in the Middle East

ROTTERDAM, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safwa Marine and Radio Holland announced their partnership at the Dubai International Boat Show 2017. The companies will join forces to offer a one-stop-shop solution for all requirements in terms of retrofit, overhauling and ship-building capabilities, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Signs Agreement With Radio Holland to Meet Fleet Express’ Strong Customer Demand

LONDON, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) has signed a service and installation agreement with Radio Holland to support strong customer demand for rapid migration from Ku-based XpressLink to Fleet Xpress services. Radio Holland is a specialist in installing and maintaining … Read the full press release

GasTerra announces the appointment of Annie Krist as new CEO

She succeeds Gertjan Lankhorst who resigned from this position on 1 January. GRONINGEN, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The General Meeting of Shareholders of GasTerra has appointed Annie Krist (57) as CEO of GasTerra. She succeeds Gertjan Lankhorst who resigned from … Read the full press release

Heineken to acquire Brazil’s largest beer and soft drinks producer

AMSTERDAM, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Heineken N.V. (“HEINEKEN”) announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (“Kirin”) to acquire Brasil Kirin Holding S.A. (“Brasil Kirin”), one of the largest beer and soft drinks producers in … Read the full press release

TomTom Telematics surpasses 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions

TomTom Telematics consolidates position as leading European fleet management solution provider, and looks ahead to future growth AMSTERDAM, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom Telematics today announced that it has surpassed 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions (FMS). … Read the full press release

Road Event Reporter: TomTom launches new traffic cooperation tool to share traffic data to millions of connected road users

AMSTERDAM, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announces the launch of a new traffic cooperation tool to exchange traffic data with cities, road authorities and other mobility stakeholders. Designed with ease-of-use in mind, the Road Event Reporter tool will allow … Read the full press release

TomTom’s On-Street Parking service wins Automotive Innovation Award

On-Street Parking Picked as Winner in Services Category AMSTERDAM, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom’s (TOM2) On-Street Parking service was last night announced as the winner of an Automotive Innovation Award at the AIA awards ceremony in The Hague. TomTom On-Street Parking, … Read the full press release

DSM Coating Resins to increase price of its Uralac® range of polyester powder coating resins in North America

ZWOLLE, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM Coating Resins announced today that North American prices for its Uralac® range of polyester powder coating resins will increase by $0.04 USD/pound ($0.09 USD/kg) for standard durable formulations, and by $0.06 USD/pound ($0.13 USD/kg) for … Read the full press release

Prime Minister of Pakistan in talks with Dutch dairy cooperative on possible opportunities to develop Pakistan’s dairy industry

Talk about investment in dairy development Amersfoort, Netherlands, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina CEO Roelof Joosten and Chairman Engro Corporation Hussain Dawood met with Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif to jointly discuss possible opportunities to develop the dairy industry … Read the full press release

Royal Philips and Diagnostics Development demonstrates rapid and reliable detection of bacterial infection

Philips and Diagnostics Development, a P&M Venge company, evaluate the novel human neutrophil lipocalin (HNL) biomarker for the rapid detection of bacterial infection Based on Philips’ Minicare I-20 handheld diagnostics platform, the Minicare HNL assay is recognized for its potential … Read the full press release

Construction of €492M Rijnland Route in Netherlands to stimulate economic growth

A JV with cutting edge expertise in tunneling, consisting of TBI companies Mobilis and Croonwolter&dros, DIMCO (DEME Infra Marine Contractors) and VINCI Construction Grands Projets A new road to connect Katwijk and Leiden in South Holland, Netherlands A €492 million … Read the full press release

BrainScope web portal serves to advance brain research

Delft, Netherlands, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and TU Delft have developed a web portal that serves to advance brain research. Using BrainScope, researchers can quickly and interactively explore gene activity in the brain. … Read the full press release

Gemalto to supply its On-Demand Connectivity solution to 34 leading mobile network operators in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa

AMSTERDAM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected to supply its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution for Bridge Alliance, a partnership of 34 leading mobile network operators (MNOs) in Asia Pacific, Middle … Read the full press release

NWO and National Research Foundation of South Africa strengthen scientific cooperation in Astronomy

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). In 2012, NWO and NRF (the National Research Foundation of South Africa) have … Read the full press release