Category Archives: Belgium

Press Releases & News from Belgium distributed via EuropaWire

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … Read the full press release

Agfa-Gevaert Group CEO Pascal Juéry on 1Q 2020 results: COVID-19 impact on printing; strong cash flows generated; net financial debt lowered

(PRESS RELEASE) MORTSEL, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Belgian-German multinational group Agfa-Gevaert N.V. has just released its comments on the group’s Q1 2020 results. Despite challenging economic conditions the company reports of solid results in the first quarter of 2020. Sale … Read the full press release

Fujirebio Europe: Atila Biosystems’ iAMP COVID-19 Detection Kit has just been CE marked

(PRESS RELEASE) GHENT, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fujirebio Europe, part of Japanese in vitro diagnostics (IVD) testing leader Fujirebio, has just announced the product it distributes across Europe the iAMP® COVID-19 Detection kit from its partner Atila Biosystems, Inc. of … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Barco’s weConnect technology makes general meetings possible

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, Belgium, 28-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco to hold its general meetings on 30 April 2020 using its own weConnect technology. In light of the global spread of Covid-19, Barco’s priority is keeping its shareholders, employees and other … Read the full press release

European electricity TSOs COVID-19 declaration: electricity remains more than ever crucial for daily life, health services and more generally to all critical activities

European TSOs COVID-19 declaration

(PRESS RELEASE) EUROPE, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEOs (François BROTTES, RTE; Gerhard CHRISTINER, APG; Luigi FERRARIS, TERNA; Roberto GARCIA, REE; Klaus KLEINEKORTE, AMPRION, CTO; Chris PEETERS, ELIA Group; Manon van BEEK, TENNET; Yves ZUMWALD, SWISSGRID) of the high-voltage system … Read the full press release

Germany has the most COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered since January 2020 – EURid

Germany has the most COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered since January 2020 - EURid

(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — .eu domain name registry EURid released its data on COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered between January and April 2020. According to the released stats Germany comes atop with the highest number … Read the full press release

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

The RE firm will establish a 2°C roadmap for its Full Service Centers aimed at reducing carbon emissions (PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investment firm Wereldhave active in the Netherlands, Belgium and France said it will … Read the full press release

« La levée du pilon sur la plate-forme » peut faire la différence entre le saint et l’ordinaire

Kaichu Jiaozun, un saint gourou bouddhiste âgé de 88 ans, dont le poids corporel se situe entre 80 et 85 kg, a soulevé un pilon Vajra de 90 kg sur la plate-forme avec la main droite

« La levée du pilon sur la plate-forme » peut faire la différence entre le saint et l’ordinaire. La force physique et sacrée d’une personne sacrée dépasse de loin celle des hommes les plus forts du monde Le vrai dharma … Read the full press release

EBRD names its new EU representative, Florentine Hopmeier

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces the appointment of Florentine Hopmeier as new head of its Brussels office. She will start her role as the new EU representative today, 27th of January 2020. Florentine succeeds Gwilym Jones, … Read the full press release

EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition

(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 10-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition. The competition was launched last October 2019 by the .eu domain name registry and was open to secondary schools students across Slovakia and the … Read the full press release

Covestro completes the divestiture of its European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin Group

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, Germany, 3-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro completes the divestment of its European polycarbonates sheets business to the Munich-based Serafin Group effective January 2, 2020. The transaction includes key management and sales functions throughout Europe as well as … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO has announced that its ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now been officially merged. The deal, originally announced back in July 2018 as a form of acquisition … Read the full press release

Barco releases ClickShare software update 1.9.1

(PRESS RELEASE) KORTRIJK, Belgium, 16-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco strengthens security and functionality of its wireless presentation and collaboration system with the release of ClickShare software update 1.9.1. Security is a continuous journey Next to being ISO27001 certified, Barco ClickShare … Read the full press release

MEP Olekas is elected Chairman of the Euronest PA Social Affairs Committee

At the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly session in Tbilisi on 8 and 10 December, Juozas Olekas, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), was elected Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment, Education, Culture and Civil Society. (PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-Dec-2019 … Read the full press release

Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch Zwangskonvertierungen – Ein internationales Problem

Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Am 29. November fand ein Seminar unter dem Titel “Intoleranz und Diskriminierung gegenüber neu-religiösen Bewegungen: Ein internationales Problem” statt. Die Veranstalter waren das “Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen” (CESNUR) aus Italien und … Read the full press release

eurid.eu unveils 2019’s .eu Web Awards competition winners

eurid.eu unveils 2019's .eu Web Awards competition winners

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 21-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid, the non-profit organisation responsible for the .eu, .ею and .ευ top-level domains has just announced this year’s winners of its .eu Web Awards competition. The 2019 .eu Web Awards winners are coming … Read the full press release

Finalyse welcomes Dublin as a new entity to the Group

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 3-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the achievement of €10M of consolidated income and 30th-anniversary last year, Finalyse has announced the opening of a new entity in Dublin as part of the group’s EMEA expansion strategy. Being a … Read the full press release

Dr. Kurt Lauk, prominent business leader, former chairman of Economic Council in Germany (Wirtschaftsrat), former advisor to Angela Merkel, joins Tachyum

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN JOSE, California, USA, 18-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Tachyum announced that Dr. Kurt Lauk has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Lauk served on several management boards, including Daimler and Audi, and as a member of … Read the full press release

Borealis announces its largest investment in Europe; breaks ground on new world-scale PDH plant in Kallo, Belgium

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 10-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis breaks ground on its new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant located at its existing production site in Kallo, Belgium. It will be one of the largest and most efficient plants of its … Read the full press release

ENTSO-E RD&I Monitoring Report 2018 looks into the progress of European TSO-related research development and innovation (RD&I) activities

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new RD&I Monitoring Report 2018 by ENTSO-E has just been made publicly available. The paper looks into the progress of European TSO-related research development and innovation (RD&I) activities. Improving electricity network management, … Read the full press release

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s subsidiary in Asia Pacific to list a minority stake on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited, the Asia Pacific (APAC) subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH), has announced application filing for a potential IPO on the Hong Kong … Read the full press release

Launch of the GENE Global Education Ideas Award 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – recognises the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global Education Ideas Award. The Award is focused on new ideas for Global Education initiatives that … Read the full press release

XPAND Code was successfully scanned from 200 meters/700 feet at Olympics stadium

Multi-barcode reader that can read QR/XPAND/EAN Codes available on the App Store (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, JAPAN 19-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which provides “XPAND.CODES”, the barcode solution for signs, has announced the launch of XPAND.CODES Reader App for iOS … Read the full press release

Streamlining adoption of high-speed and high-resolution surface texturing delivered with the Prometheus project

This three-year program brings together leading research and industrial organizations to allow the broad manufacturing of materials with low-friction, oleophobic and hydrophobic properties (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Prometheus’ project will bridge the existing gap between niche … Read the full press release

Towards a Europe of Stakeholder Nations

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:00 – Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:30 Where: European Parliament, Brussels room A1H1 (PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the EU is approaching the next European Parliament elections there is more need than … Read the full press release

New advanced vehicle safety features will become mandatory in 2022 across EU

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 26-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation has just been reached by the EU institutions. Passengers, pedestrians and cyclists will be better protected as new safety technologies will become mandatory across … Read the full press release

EU on track to launch its most ambitious ever European research and innovation programme in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EU institutions have just reached to partial political agreement on Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe is the future EU research and innovation programme and aims at facilitating the investment in research and innovation to … Read the full press release

Zalando’s 10,000 beauty products will be available to customers in Sweden, Denmark, France, Belgium and Italy

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 5-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Customers from Sweden and Denmark can already shop beauty products on Zalando as the company has just launched its beauty category on their markets. The Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy in Europe as of 2019: 105 wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity of 18.5 GW

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to new data made public by WindEurope, the size and scale of offshore wind continues to rise in Europe. As of February 2019, Europe already has 105 offshore wind farms across 11 countries with a … Read the full press release