Category Archives: Belgium

Press Releases & News from Belgium distributed via EuropaWire

Gilde welcomes Maikel Wieland as Head of Investor Relations and Co-investments

UTRECHT/ BRUSSELS/ ZURICH, Country, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gilde Buy Out Partners (Gilde) is pleased to announce that Maikel Wieland has joined Gilde as Head of Investor Relations and Co-investments. “Maikel has significant experience in investor relations,” said Ralph Wyss, … Read the full press release

EBN, InBIA announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA

BRUSSELS, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) and the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural programme of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA (European Network of Research and Innovation Centers and Hubs). This … Read the full press release

Barco explores re-location options of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location

Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, global leader in professional visualization technology, confirms it is studying a possible re-location of the manufacturing activities of its Barco Fredrikstad AS (Norway) location, while further building out the local R&D and business development … Read the full press release

Barco receives “Supplier of the Year for 2017” award by Agfa HealthCare

Barco, a global leader in healthcare imaging, has received the prestigious “Supplier of the Year for 2017” award bestowed annually by Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of eHealth and digital imaging solutions. Cutting-edge diagnostic imaging focused on enabling better patient … Read the full press release

Eamonn Brennan to lead EUROCONTROL from 1 January 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eamonn Brennan was appointed by the 41 Member States of EUROCONTROL to lead the organisation as its Director General from 1 January 2018. Before joining EUROCONTROL, Eamonn Brennan was the Chief Executive of the Irish … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL handled 10.6 million flights in 2017; 4.4% increase vs 2016

Brussels, Belgium, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2017 EUROCONTROL, which has been nominated as Network Manager by the European Commission, handled 10.6 million flights, an increase of 4.4% over 2016, which was also a record year. This is equivalent to over … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson on zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind auction

BRUSSELS, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, … Read the full press release

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) launches its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel classed by LR

LONDON, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, classed by LR. The catamaran crew boat is the first LR classed vessel to use hydrogen to power a diesel engine. The … Read the full press release

Airbus one of four suppliers for European Space Agency’s DIAS, the Copernicus Data and Information Access Service

Airbus has been awarded a four year contract BRUSSELS, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to be one of four suppliers for DIAS, the Copernicus Data and Information Access Service. DIAS will … Read the full press release

The European Council extends the European fund for strategic investments (EFSI) with target of half a trillion euros of additional investments

BRUSSELS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 12 December 2017, the Council extended the European fund for strategic investments (EFSI) with a target of half a trillion euros of additional investments. EFSI is the flagship initiative under the EU’s ‘investment plan for Europe’. “Extending EFSI and … Read the full press release

European Commission steps up support for refugees in the Horn of Africa region with new actions worth €174.4 million

BRUSSELS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has announced today 13 new actions worth €174.4 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to support refugees and host communities in the Horn of Africa region. At this occasion, Commissioner … Read the full press release

Barco: change of the ownership structure of BarcoCFG joint venture for the Chinese cinema market

Regulated information Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, the global leader in cinema technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement with China Film Co., Ltd. (“CFG or China Film Group”) to change the ownership structure of its … Read the full press release

Barco forms strategic joint venture with China Film Co., Appotronics and CITICPE

Regulated information Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, the global leader in cinema technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement to enter into a strategic joint venture with China Film Co. Ltd (“CFG”), Appotronics and CITICPE. The … Read the full press release

WindEurope on the State of the Energy Union report: we need ambitious national plans telling the industry which countries want to see these investments

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope today applauded the central message of the State of the Energy Union report from Vice-President of the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, which called on Member States to accelerate the completion of their 2030 National Energy … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson: It’s good the Commission has recognised that the EU can do better than a 27% renewables target for 2030

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 November 2017) Vice President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said the European Commission will update its long-term energy projections for 2030. He said that increasing the EU’s renewable energy to 30 percent by … Read the full press release

No Time To Waste! Conference Takes a Practical Approach to Tackling Waste Crime

BRUSSELS, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste have joined forces for today’s conference, “No Time To Waste! Synergies and Strategies to Tackle Waste Crime.” This interactive event will showcase the key results of the two projects on illegal … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL: increased managerial autonomy to the Director Network Manager to deliver the Network Functions of the Single European Sky

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank Brenner, the Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a number of Delegation Decisions … Read the full press release

Spanish operator Red Eléctrica becomes shareholder in Coreso

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Eléctrica, as the transmission grid manager and operator of the Spanish high-voltage electricity system, has joined and become a shareholder in Coreso, the coordinating body for regional security, joining the TSOs from Belgium (Elia), France … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with Finnish Energy Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen at Finnish Wind Energy Association conference

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with the Finnish Energy Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen on 26 October before presenting with the Minister at the annual conference of the Finnish Wind Energy Association. Finland has 2 GW of installed … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul NV employees in Aalst donated blood to the Red Cross

Aalst, Belgium, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — No less than 100 Jan De Nul NV employees in Aalst donated blood to the Red Cross. This is the third consecutive year Jan De Nul organises the blood donation drive and renews its … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe: EU’s Motor Insurance Directive (MID) is an essential tool in the protection of road traffic accident victims and should be preserved

BRUSSELS, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe has responded to the European Commission’s REFIT consultation on the Motor Insurance Directive (MID), which it said is an essential tool in the protection of road traffic accident victims and should be preserved. It added that … Read the full press release

Alstom: Innovation award at Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk confirms Aptis’ uniqueness

Alstom and NTL received the Innovation label at Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium for Aptis, their new mobility experience.  Saint-Ouen, FRANCE, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aptis’ innovative design, based on that of a tram makes it a unique mobility solution. Its batteries and … Read the full press release

EBN: Startups and SMEs in green economy, smart cities, social inclusivity invited to apply for HORIZON 2020 SME INSTRUMENT

BRUSSELS, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SMEs and startups both in the early stage of development (Phase 1) and more mature ones (Phase 2), working in the field of green economy, smart cities, social inclusivity and others,  are invited to apply to HORIZON … Read the full press release

EBN TechCamp 2017 held in Naples at EU|BIC Città della Scienza

BRUSSELS, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the seventh year, EBN has organised the EBN TechCamp, the main technical gathering for incubators and innovation practitioners. This year, participants had the chance to meet in Naples, where EU|BIC Città della Scienza warmly welcome them in their … Read the full press release

EBN: GESR launches innovation for packaging challenge in Egypt

BRUSSELS, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GESR, EU|BIC Misr El Kheir Foundation’s programme, is  launching its innovation for packaging challenge that aims to spread the social entrepreneurship culture through encouraging youth entering the packaging industry and turning their promising ideas into reality. The challenge … Read the full press release

Ageas reports the purchase of 40,000 Ageas shares on NYSE Euronext Brussels, 02-10-2017 – 06-10-2017

BRUSSELS, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to the initiation of the share buy-back programme announced on 9 August 2017, Ageas reports the purchase of 40,000 Ageas shares on NYSE Euronext Brussels in the period from 02-10-2017 until 06-10-2017. Date Number ofShares Total amount(EUR) Average price(EUR) … Read the full press release

Geospatial software solutions provider Luciad acquired by Hexagon AB

Leuven, Belgium, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luciad, a leading provider of high performance geospatial situational awareness technology that powers the world’s mission critical operations, announces that it has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that drives … Read the full press release