Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

University of Twente Researchers Secure ERC Proof of Concept Grants for Innovative Projects

(IN BRIEF) Three researchers from the University of Twente have secured Proof of Concept (PoC) grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Professors Mariëlle Stoelinga, David Fernandez Rivas, and Jeroen Leijten will receive €150,000 each to develop innovative ideas stemming … Read the full press release

University of Twente and Forschungszentrum Jülich Strengthen Collaboration with New Memorandum of Understanding

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente (UT) and Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) have formalized their longstanding collaboration with a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Signed during a special event at Jülich, the MoU focuses on strategic areas such as education and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces significant agreements concluded by the Company’s subsidiaries in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“DIGI Spain”) has signed a 16-year national roaming and RAN sharing agreement with Telefónica Móviles España, effective from 1 January 2025. Additionally, a 10-year fixed broadband bitstream wholesale agreement has been concluded. These deals, … Read the full press release

Eneco and Charged Partner to Trial Home Battery Integration for Grid Stability and Consumer Benefits

(IN BRIEF) Eneco and Charged have announced a collaborative initiative, ‘Gridease,’ aimed at leveraging home battery systems to enhance grid stability while offering financial rewards to consumers. The trial targets customers with Sessy home batteries and both fixed and variable … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Suape Advances Sustainable Port Operations with Major Investment in All-Electric Handling Equipment

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals Suape in Brazil has completed a significant investment in sustainability by acquiring twenty-eight all-electric container handling units from SANY. This move underscores their commitment to becoming Latin America’s first fully electric terminal, set to commence operations … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instruction regarding the payment of share dividend for the 2023 financial year

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V., a leading European telecommunication services provider, has released detailed instructions for the payment of a 1.25 lei per share dividend for the 2023 financial year. The dividend will be paid on 22 July 2024 to … Read the full press release

Ingka Investments Partners with Extell on Landmark Fifth Avenue Development

(IN BRIEF) Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, has announced a significant partnership with Extell Development Company to invest in 570 Fifth Avenue, a new mixed-use office and retail tower in New York City. This strategic move marks … Read the full press release

Stella International Implements CCH Tagetik CPM Platform for Financial Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Stella International Holdings Limited has partnered with Wolters Kluwer to implement the CCH Tagetik Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software, aiming to digitally transform its finance operations. This strategic move replaces manual financial processes with automated budgeting, forecasting, and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the granting of conditional stock options to Executive Directors of the Company based on the general shareholders’ meeting approval from 25 June 2024

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. has granted conditional stock options to its Executive Directors following the general shareholders’ meeting approval on 25 June 2024. The grants include 80,000 options for Mr. Serghei Bulgac and 60,000 for Mr. Valentin Popoviciu, subject … Read the full press release

Neste and Partners Introduce Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ for Sustainable River Cruises in the Netherlands

(IN BRIEF) Neste, in collaboration with OK Slurink and Scylla, has launched an initiative to enhance sustainability in the river cruise industry in the Netherlands. Since February 2024, OK Slurink has been supplying Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ to Scylla’s fleet … Read the full press release

IKEA Talents Contest Crowns Thomas from Austria as Global Winner, Celebrating Company-wide Creativity

(IN BRIEF) Ingka Group, the largest IKEA retailer, has successfully concluded its inaugural IKEA Talents contest, aimed at fostering creativity and unity among its global workforce. Thomas from IKEA Austria emerged as the global winner, impressing with his song ‘This … Read the full press release

Eurofins and trinamiX Partner to Revolutionize Forage Analysis with On-the-Spot Technology

(IN BRIEF) Eurofins Agro Testing Wageningen has partnered with trinamiX to transform forage analysis by developing technology that allows for immediate on-site testing, eliminating the need for laboratory sample sending. This collaboration leverages Eurofins’ extensive analytical experience and global lab … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the OGMS resolutions and the availability of the approved 2023 Annual Report

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. held its general shareholders’ meeting (GSM) today, announcing significant resolutions and the availability of its 2023 Annual Report. Key decisions include: Adoption of the 2023 Annual Accounts. Approval of a gross dividend of 1.25 RON … Read the full press release

Natixis CIB Expands M&A Advisory Network with Strategic Investments in Tandem Capital Advisors and Emendo Capital

(IN BRIEF) Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB) has expanded its M&A advisory network by making strategic investments in two European boutiques, Tandem Capital Advisors in Belgium and Emendo Capital in the Netherlands. This move aims to strengthen Natixis … Read the full press release

QIAGEN Launches Enhanced QCI Interpret for High-Throughput NGS Labs

(IN BRIEF) QIAGEN has launched an upgraded version of its clinical decision support software, QIAGEN Clinical Insight Interpret (QCI Interpret), tailored for high-throughput next-generation sequencing (NGS) labs. The new release enhances performance metrics like turnaround time and diagnostic yield through … Read the full press release

Dispatch, Eneco Collaborate on Groundbreaking Battery Energy Storage System for Renewable Energy in Dordrecht, Netherlands

(IN BRIEF) Dutch battery developer Dispatch is embarking on a groundbreaking project to construct the Netherlands’ largest stand-alone Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Dordrecht. This 45MW/90MWh utility-scale BESS aims to store surplus energy from renewable sources for grid stabilization, … Read the full press release

Caldic’s Nordic Expansion: Partners with AFRY for New Facility in Jägersro to Boost Sustainable Ingredient Production

(IN BRIEF) Caldic, a global ingredient provider, is consolidating its Nordic factories and headquarters into a new facility in Jägersro, Sweden, with a focus on sustainability. AFRY, having delivered initial designs, is tasked with implementing production processes for the new … Read the full press release

Driving Green Change: FrieslandCampina Honors Dairy Farmers’ Commitment to Sustainability with Substantial Premiums

(IN BRIEF) FrieslandCampina member dairy farmers have received over 245 million euros in premiums for their sustainability efforts in 2023, marking a significant step towards enhancing sustainability within the dairy industry. Through initiatives like the ‘Foqus planet Sustainable development’ program, … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO’s Chantal Korteweg Honored with Changemaker Award at Financial Alliance of Women’s Annual Summit

(IN BRIEF) Chantal Korteweg, Head of Social Impact & Inclusive Banking at ABN AMRO, was honored with the Changemaker Award at the Financial Alliance of Women’s Annual Summit for her significant contributions to advancing opportunities for women entrepreneurs, particularly through … Read the full press release

TU/e Researcher Develops Mathematical Models for Efficient Smart Polymer Design

(IN BRIEF) Guido Kusters, a researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), has defended his PhD thesis cum laude, focusing on the development of mathematical models to streamline the creation of smart polymers. These materials, capable of adapting their form … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO and Roxeanne Hazes Release Tribute Song to Dutch Football Icon Sherida Spitse

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO, in collaboration with Roxeanne Hazes, has unveiled a tribute song and video clip titled “Omdat je me ziet” (Because you see me) dedicated to Sherida Spitse, a revered figure in Dutch women’s football. This initiative aims … Read the full press release

Fugro Concludes Share Repurchase Programme, Fulfilling Employee Share Programme Obligations

(IN BRIEF) Fugro has successfully concluded its share repurchase programme, initiated on 20 March 2024, aimed at meeting obligations under its employee share programmes. During the period from 29 May to 30 May, the company repurchased 87,322 shares at an … Read the full press release

DLMI@Enstek: FrieslandCampina’s State-of-the-Art Dairy Plant Opens in Malaysia

(IN BRIEF) Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad (DLMI), a subsidiary of FrieslandCampina, inaugurated its new dairy plant, DLMI@Enstek, in Bandar Enstek, Malaysia. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, the plant aims to double production capacity to meet the growing demand for high-quality … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Expands Presence in German Private Banking Market with HAL Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO announces its agreement with Fosun International to acquire Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe (HAL), a prominent German private bank, positioning Bethmann Bank, ABN AMRO’s private banking arm, as one of the largest providers of banking services for affluent … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Launches Interpon A3000: A Sustainable Single-Layer Powder Coating for Motorcycle Manufacturers

(IN BRIEF) AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business introduces Interpon A3000, its first single-layer powder coating designed specifically for two-wheelers, targeting the Indian market and global expansion. This innovative product offers motorcycle manufacturers improved cost savings, energy efficiency, and sustainability without compromising … Read the full press release

Study Reveals Impact of Land Consolidation on Arthropod Diversity in Rice Fields

(IN BRIEF) A study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, led by researchers from the University of Liverpool in collaboration with colleagues from the Netherlands and China, delves into the effects of land consolidation on arthropod diversity in rice … Read the full press release

Philips Introduces VeriSight Pro Catheter for Image-Guided Cardiac Procedures in Hong Kong Hospitals

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips announces the introduction of its real-time 3D Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) catheter, VeriSight Pro, in hospitals across Hong Kong, marking its first clinical use outside the US or Canada. The catheter, guided into the heart’s chambers through … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s ITC Faculty Wins BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 Award

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente’s ITC Faculty has been honored with the prestigious BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 award, recognizing its exceptional architectural design and sustainability. The transformation of the former brutalist laboratory into an open and … Read the full press release

IKEA UK and Woodgreen Unite in Heartwarming Collaboration to Aid Shelter Pets

(IN BRIEF) In a touching initiative, IKEA UK and Woodgreen partner to produce ‘Cat-alogue’ and ‘Dog-alogue’ lookbooks featuring shelter pets amidst IKEA’s new UTSÅDD pet furniture range, aiming to raise awareness about pet adoption and provide inspiration for creating comfortable … Read the full press release

Hungarian Legal Expert Appointed as National Member for Eurojust

(IN BRIEF) Ms. Eszter Mária Köpf, a seasoned legal professional with extensive experience in international and European legal affairs, has been appointed as the new National Member for Hungary at Eurojust, succeeding Mr. László Venczl. With a background in prosecuting … Read the full press release

Philips Launches Nationwide Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring Service in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has successfully introduced its ambulatory cardiac monitoring service nationwide in Spain, employing its wearable ePatch paired with the AI-driven Cardiologs analytics platform. Fourteen healthcare providers across Spain are utilizing the ePatch extended wear Holter monitors to … Read the full press release

Stellantis Launches Second Tranche of €1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis N.V. announced the commencement of the second tranche of its Share Buyback Program, covering up to €1 billion of the total €3 billion program, starting from May 23, 2024, until August 30, 2024. Under this agreement, Stellantis … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Forge Path to Semiconductor Innovation with Expanded Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) are set to enhance their collaboration with a new agreement signed on May 23, aiming to drive innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, the partnership will see nearly a … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Strengthen Collaboration to Drive Semiconductor Innovation

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have solidified their partnership with a significant expansion aimed at fostering innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, nearly a hundred PhD students will engage in collaborative research, focusing on … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Introduces Twinfield DossierFlow for Streamlining Data Collection

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA) has unveiled Twinfield DossierFlow (DossierFlow), a cloud-based solution designed to streamline the collection of client information in the Netherlands. This innovative tool tracks and centralizes client documents, checks for completeness, and facilitates … Read the full press release

IKEA Stores Transform Car Parks into Flea Markets to Promote Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) As part of the ongoing ‘Keep good things going’ campaign, IKEA Retail countries like Belgium, France, and Sweden are converting their store car parks into flea markets to encourage customers to extend the lifespan of their products. The … Read the full press release

Fabricio Bloisi Appointed CEO of Prosus and Naspers Group, Successor to Ervin Tu

(IN BRIEF) Prosus N.V. and Naspers have announced the appointment of Fabricio Bloisi as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Group, effective from July 1, 2024. Fabricio, the former CEO of iFood, brings extensive experience in scaling technology companies … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO’s Neuflize OBC Enters Exclusive Talks with BNP Paribas Cardif for Strategic Insurance Partnership

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO’s French private bank branch, Neuflize OBC, has initiated exclusive negotiations with BNP Paribas Cardif to forge a strategic partnership in life insurance in France. This collaboration involves the sale of Neuflize Vie, a joint venture between … Read the full press release

Philips Showcases AI-Powered Cardiac Care Solutions at Heart Rhythm Annual Meeting

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips presents compelling retrospective study results at the Heart Rhythm Annual Meeting in Boston, showcasing the clinical and economic benefits of its AI-powered cardiac care solutions. The studies demonstrate the efficacy of Philips’ Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry … Read the full press release