Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

VDL Bus & Coach expands Futura range with new length version, the FHD2-135

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach has expanded the Futura range with a new length version, the FHD2-135. The advantage of this Futura, with a length of 13.5 metres, is the huge luggage space of over … Read the full press release

VDL delivers six Citeas LLE-99 to Italian passenger transport company Seatour

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017 six VDL Citeas LLE-99 were delivered to Seatour, an Italian passenger transport company. These are the first Citeas LLE with a length of 9.95 metres that will be put in service … Read the full press release

France’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs approves reimbursement for QIAGEN’s QuantiFERON-TB® Gold Plus latent tuberculosis test

Gold-standard test for latent tuberculosis infection will be covered by national health insurance Hilden, Germany, and Paris, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that France’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs … Read the full press release

Rabobank and online platform Bleeve to help customers implement energy-saving measures

UTRECHT, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lower energy bills, greater comfort and a home that appreciates in value. A sustainable home gives homeowners a host of benefits, but they often also see the path to solar panels and extra insulation as a … Read the full press release

ASML Holding NV and Chinese consortium ICRD to set up a jointly-owned world-class training center in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shanghai Integrated Circuit Research and Development Center Ltd. (ICRD), a public research consortium dedicated to the advancement of the semiconductor industry in China, and leading chip-making equipment manufacturer ASML Holding NV (ASML) signed a … Read the full press release

TU/e students unveil solar car for 5 occupants

EINDHOVEN, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (21 June 2017) students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) presented Stella Vie, a solar car for 5 occupants. The team is looking to this car to secure its third world title at the Bridgestone … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire US-based medical device company Electrical Geodesics, Inc.

AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced an agreement to acquire Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI), a US-based medical device company that designs, develops and commercializes a range of non-invasive … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: Sportcampus Zuiderpark opens in Den Haag after two years of construction

BH Nieuwegein,The Netherlands​, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 14 June 2017 mayor Pauline Krikke has officially opened Sportcampus Zuiderpark. After two years of construction, , Sportcampus Zuiderpark has arisen at the former home ground of ADO Den Haag. A unique … Read the full press release

Royal Philips launches its Xplore[i] web-based informatics platform for drug research and biomarker discovery

AMSTERDAM, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of its Xplore[i] web-based informatics platform for drug research and biomarker discovery. Part of Philips’ computational pathology portfolio, the new … Read the full press release

Gemalto to provide security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform

AMSTERDAM, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

Transparency: Royal Dutch Shell’s 2016 report on payments made to governments

Royal Dutch Shell plc has published today details of payments made to governments in 2016 where the company or its subsidiary undertakings (Shell) have upstream operations. the HAGUE, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The report, which details payments in 31 countries, … Read the full press release

Qatar Petroleum, Shell Gas & Power Developments to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure at strategic shipping locations across the globe

Qatar Petroleum’s Wave LNG Solutions and Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) today signed a framework agreement to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fueling – or bunkering – infrastructure at strategic shipping locations across the globe. THE HAGUE, … Read the full press release

Radio Holland to serve growing number of ship owners calling at Brazil’s southern ports with 3rd operating base in Rio Grande

ROTTERDAM, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Radio Holland has created a third operating base in Brazil, Rio Grande, to serve a growing number of local customers and international ship owners calling at Brazil’s southern ports. From Rio Grande Radio Holland also provides … Read the full press release

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO): Researchers found seven risk genes for insomnia

THE HAGUE, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of researchers has found, for the first time, seven risk genes for insomnia. With this finding the researchers have taken an important step towards the unravelling of the biological mechanisms that cause … Read the full press release

Planetary exploration probes: SENER to present at the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW) in The Hague, Holland

GETXO, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The engineering and technology group SENER participates in the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW), held in The Hague, Holland. The aim of this annual conference is to bring together scientists, technicians and engineers from the … Read the full press release

Solidaridad: Lestari tea certification set to become the Indonesian domestic standard

UTRETCH, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New goals for the next four years seek to position the Lestari tea certification as the Indonesian domestic standard. The new vision for the programme is also designed to provide guidance for policies that incentivize sustainable … Read the full press release

RTL Nederland Appoints New CEO

LUXEMBOURG/HILVERSUM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017. Sven Sauvé, currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RTL Nederland, will succeed Bert … Read the full press release

Superior Imaging and Outstanding Economic Performance With Toshiba Medical Systems Europe’s Next-Generation 80-Row CT Scanner

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Toshiba Medical Systems Europe introduces its next-generation 80-row multi-slice CT scanner, Aquilion Prime SP, at this year’s UKRC (12-14 June, Manchester, UK). The Aquilion Prime SP incorporates a wide range of Toshiba Medical’s premium … Read the full press release

Toshiba Medical Systems Europe Appoints New President and CEO

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Toshiba Medical has announced the appointment of Mark Holmshaw as the President and CEO of Toshiba Medical Systems Europe. He has assumed his responsibilities as of May 1st and will succeed Hiroyuki Tachikawa after … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM) opens highly versatile X-ray laboratory

ENSCHEDE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Featuring various clinical X-ray systems and state-of-the-art measurement equipment, this Radiation Lab will bring University of Twente students even closer to the world of clinical practice during their studies. Businesses are also showing an interest. The … Read the full press release

University of Twente Professor Michiel Heldeweg: experimenting with new technology requires experimentation with legislation at the same time

CAN THE ‘LIVING SMART CAMPUS’ OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE BECOME AN EXPERIMENTAL ZONE WITH LESS RULES? EXPERIMENTING WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY REQUIRES EXPERIMENTATION WITH LEGISLATION AT THE SAME TIME, SAYS MICHIEL HELDEWEG. ENSCHEDE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rules are, all too … Read the full press release

200 projects, 400 students in this year’s of TU/e’s innovation contest

EINDHOVEN, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday 1 June the final of the TU/e Contest took place. The TU/e Contest is the innovation contest for students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and was held for the third time. TU/e organized … Read the full press release

Eindhoven University of Technology researcher prototyped better modelling for more economical mobile respirator

EINDHOVEN, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Respiratory systems had, until recently, been bulky devices based on large respirators that were only found in hospitals. In the past few years the first portable ‘lung-support systems’ came on the market. These contain very small … Read the full press release

Royal Philips, Navican to deploy a precision health informatics solution aimed at improving outcomes for late stage cancer patients

New “turnkey” approach to precision medicine seeks to deliver Intermountain’s best practices into a streamlined service to be integrated at the point of care Solution’s goal is to benefit late stage cancer patients through advanced analytics and expert decision support, … Read the full press release

Royal Philips, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to help improve the understanding of pancreatic cancer and advance precision oncology

Agreement aims to enable precision diagnostics for pancreatic cancer by developing new methods* to resolve single-cell level differences within and between tumors Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will use Philips IntelliSpace Genomics platform for advanced analytics and research collaboration capabilities … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada

Calgary, Canada, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc today announces the completion of two previously announced agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources (“Shell”) that will see Shell sell all its in-situ and undeveloped … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its Australian aviation business to Viva Energy Australia for approximately US$ 250 million

THE HAGUE, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following regulatory approval, Shell has completed the sale of its Australian aviation business (“Shell Aviation Australia Pty Ltd”) to Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (“Viva Energy”) for a total transaction value of approximately US$ 250 … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel acquires fourteen Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trucks from IVECO

IVECO and Kuehne + Nagel are partnering on reducing CO2 emissions. UTRECHT, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel, one of the worldwide leading logistics providers, and IVECO, a leader in sustainable transport, signed a contract for the supply of fourteen … Read the full press release

New class of micro-organisms in Siberian soda lakes discovered

DELFT, Netherlands, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from Delft and Moscow have discovered a new class of micro-organisms in Siberian soda lakes. These organisms grow in sodium carbonate brines with a pH 10 and convert methyl group of organic material … Read the full press release