Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

FMO’s NASIRA program to provide financial support to underserved entrepreneurs gets backing from EU and Dutch government

The HAGUE, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —The European Comission (EC), has approved up to €75 million in guarantees and up to €8 million in Technical Assistence to FMO’s NASIRA program (NASIRA). The NASIRA risk sharing facility aims to provide access to … Read the full press release

Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for diagnostic use in South Korea

Seoul, South Korea, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that its Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution has been approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for diagnostic use in South Korea. Pathologists … Read the full press release

Avebe also wins phase 2 of the New Food Challenge

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe also won phase 2 of the New Food Challenge. This means that Avebe will receive about 250,000 euros from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the further development of textured … Read the full press release

Avebe appoints Dirk Kloosterboer and Robert Smith as new members of the Supervisory Board

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Members’ Council of Avebe today appointed two new members of the Supervisory Board: Mr Dirk Kloosterboer and Mr Robert Smith. After completing his studies in Food Technology at Wageningen University, Dirk Kloosterboer gained … Read the full press release

The University of Twente appoints Prof Ian Gibson as Professor of Design Engineering and scientific director of the Fraunhofer Project Center

Enschede, Netherlands, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Twente appointed Prof Ian Gibson as Professor of Design Engineering. He will also be the scientific director of the Fraunhofer Project Center on the UT campus. Until recently, Ian Gibson (55) was … Read the full press release

FGH Bank sells approximately EUR 1.3 billion loan portfolio to RNHB B.V.

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FGH Bank has sold a part of its loan portfolio with an outstanding balance of approximately EUR 1.3 billion to RNHB B.V. Regulatory approvals have been obtained and the consultation process with the employee representative … Read the full press release

we.trade demonstrates the power of blockchain technology during first live trades on the platform

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — we.trade today (3 July 2018) confirmed that the first live trades have taken place on the platform. Over the last week several companies have executed trades, via 5 banks. These trades signify the first commercially viable … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda at its Rotterdam plant

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster. The company is preparing to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda and will also implement a series … Read the full press release

TomTom Online Search API to improve address geocoding in trivago’s hotel and accommodation database

AMSTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) has been chosen by the global hotel search platform, trivago, to be one of their geocoding providers, in order to create a better user experience. The agreement will see TomTom Online Search API being used to improve … Read the full press release

TomTom mapping data to be offered to Alteryx customers as part of its self-service, end-to-end analytics platform

Alteryx customers can now accelerate development of data science and analytic models with TomTom’s Map Data and APIs AMSTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today (June 29 2018) announced that its comprehensive mapping data will be offered to Alteryx, Inc. … Read the full press release

Unilever closes sale of its Spreads business to KKR

  LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 15th December 2017, it has completed the sale of its Spreads business to KKR. Unilever also announced today that it has completed the sale … Read the full press release

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

LONDON, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Are you not tired of receiving promotions only for usual, not-so-important things? How many tooth pastes or photo shoots does one need? Ever wonder why the important things in your professional life are not on offer? … Read the full press release

Shell: The Blauwwind Consortium announces Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea

The Blauwwind Consortium today announced Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. This sets in motion the construction and subsequent operation of 77 V164 9.5 megawatt (MW) turbines produced by MHI Vestas, with a … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

ING Ventures invests in fintech company, TradeIX

ING Ventures, the venture capital arm of ING Bank, announced today (21 June) that it will invest in UK-based API and blockchain powered company, TradeIX. AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Ventures led a USD 16 million Series A investment into TradeIX, alongside … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga for $750 million

The HAGUE, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Gas Holdings (Malaysia) Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced today that it has completed the sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn Bhd (MLNG Tiga) to the … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach launches the next generation Futura equipped with a new driveline

The new driveline of the VDL Futura results in optimum reliability, low maintenance costs and fuel savings of 3%. The VDL Futura is delivered as standard with the new ZF Traxon gearbox. The new generation VDL Futura is 100 kg … Read the full press release

Kalmar to supply two rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals

HEKLSINKI, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals (RST) to supply two Kalmar rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes with remote control and extensive customisation. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 … Read the full press release

40 miljoen liter verdwijnt onnodig in het europese millieu | Stem op Cleanprotec | Dave Bebelaar award 2018

UTRECHT, Nederland, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Autolakken zijn door milieu eisen steeds minder bestand tegen invloeden van buitenaf. Veel gebruikte autoverzorgingsproducten hebben slechts een korte werking en daardoor komt er minimal zo’n 40 miljoen liter poetsmiddel in het europese milieu … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals starts construction of demonstration plant for ethylene amines technology in Sweden

AMSTERDAM, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground for a demonstration plant to showcase a revolutionary and more sustainable technology platform for producing ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide. Located at its Stenungsund site in … Read the full press release

L’Oréal recognized as the champion of gender equality among over 3000 companies worldwide

AMSTERDAM/ CLICHY, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — L’Oréal received Equileap’s award for Gender Equality to honor its number 1 position in Equileap’s 2017 Global Gender Equality Ranking, among over 3 000 companies in 23 countries based on 19 gender equality criteria. Jean-Claude … Read the full press release

DSM delivers the best fermentation results with a new, a complete solution for ethanol producers

eBOOST™ provides consistent increased ethanol yield while significantly reducing glycerol production Parsippany NJ, USA, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today introduced eBOOST™, a complete solution for ethanol producers seeking higher yield and … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO selected the Green Pay app as the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days

AMSTERDAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Green Pay has scooped the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days. By using Green Pay to pay for items, the product will go back into the supply chain after use, … Read the full press release

TU/e: EuroTech Universities Alliance welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member

The EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of European universities in science and technology which TU/e is part of, welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member. The prestigious French institution officially joined during the Technical University of Munich’s 150th anniversary symposium. … Read the full press release

Eneco Group to undergo orgnisational change in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services

ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco Group has started a change process with the aim to achieve further growth in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services. This process will continue until the end of 2019 and includes … Read the full press release

Royal Philips and Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings open Advanced Medicine Imaging (AMI) center at Biopolis research hub in Singapore

First phase of Singapore’s Advanced Medicine Imaging Center provides accurate and timely diagnosis of cancer, plus an education center for medical training and scientific research collaborations New treatment innovations, including radioisotope and proton beam therapies, will be made progressively available … Read the full press release

Philips Ingenia Elition performs MRI exam times up to 50% faster with no compromise in image quality; receives clearance from U.S. FDA

With first U.S. commercial installation at Hennepin Healthcare, the Philips Ingenia Elition performs MRI exam times up to 50% [1] faster with no compromise in image quality AMSTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias

AMSTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders). EPD’s cardiac … Read the full press release

TU Delft raises two positions in the new QS World University Ranking; the highest-ranking Dutch university

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TU Delft is ranked in  52nd position in the new QS World University Ranking that has been published on 6 June, a rise of two positions compared with last year. This places the university  among … Read the full press release

TU Delft will receive financial donation from Ripple to study software verification and security testing of blockchain application

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delft University of Technology will participate in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. TU Delft will … Read the full press release