Category Archives: Belgium

Press Releases & News from Belgium distributed via EuropaWire

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

14th EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW): working towards Europe’s Sustainable Energy Future

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENTSO-E announces a strategic partnership that will put spotlight in the importance of transmission system operators (TSOs) for electricity in shaping a more sustainable European energy landscape. As a chosen strategic partner of one of the … Read the full press release

EconCore and Covestro partner over stronger, lightweight and FST performing honeycomb cores and panels

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Partnership between EconCore N.V. and Covestro has been announced with the aim at producing stronger, lightweight and Fire, Smoke, Toxicity (FST) requirements compliant honeycomb panels and cores targeting public transportation applications, including railway and aerospace. So far both companies … Read the full press release

Céline Dion visite son premier concept store de vêtements CELINUNUNU à Paris

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27 janvier 2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Céline Dion, icône de la musique reconnue dans le monde, a fait une escale dans son premier concept store de vêtements CELINUNUNU, situé au 116 rue de Turenne à Paris le … Read the full press release

Anytime, anywhere tailored learning opportunities for welding professionals and apprentices alike

Creating an open and innovative digital learning system (SIMTRANET) and education materials is the ambitious goal of the DIGIWELD project (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Embracing the learning challenges of the new digital era is the main … Read the full press release

CELINUNUNU OUVRE SON PREMIER POP-UP À PARIS

Céline Dion et NUNUNU lancent leur premier pop-up shop pour la marque de mode enfantine CELINUNUNU (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Après l’accueil extrêmement favorable du public français, CELINUNUNU – la collection pour enfants créée par Céline Dion … Read the full press release

Short stories on successful energy transition technologies to educate EU citizens about the European energy system of the future

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) is launching a series of short stories on successful energy transition technologies to inform citizens and facilitate their involvement in the European energy system … Read the full press release

Innovators shaping Europe’s future power network can present projects in front of 400+ TSO-DSO professionals at the InnoGrid 2019 conference

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today large-scale innovation is required to prepare networks for the digital age and high shares of renewables, while safeguarding secure supply to consumers at the lowest possible cost. Did you create or contribute to … Read the full press release

Ricoh Belgium’s IT division Upfront acquires ITS company TeleSafe

(PRESS RELEASE) Vilvoorde, Belgium, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Upfront, the IT division of Ricoh Belgium, has expanded its operations further in Brussels and into Flemish Brabant through the acquisition of local IT company, TeleSafe. Based in Wemmel, Belgium, for over … Read the full press release