Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

VDL Bus & Coach to convert new patrol cars for the Dutch national police as subcontractor to Mercedes-Benz

Valkenswaard, Netherlands, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach will carry out the conversion of new patrol cars for the Dutch national police as a subcontractor to Mercedes-Benz. The conversion work will be done at VDL Bus Venlo. The … Read the full press release

Cloud: Royal KPN N.V completes the acquisition of QSight IT Holding B.V

The HAGUE, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Royal KPN N.V. (“KPN”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of QSight IT Holding B.V. (“QSight IT”), which was announced on 3 October 2017. This follows regulatory approval by the ACM on … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Gréanne Leeftink will be awarded a PhD for her thesis entitled: Why Wait? – Organizing integrated processes in cancer care

ENSCHEDE, the NETHERLANDS, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the Netherlands, first-rate care pathways have been developed for various types of cancer. The only drawback is that patients cannot receive the full benefit of this care if they have to wait – … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Fraunhofer Project Center to develop special micro assembly machine for photonic chips

ENSCHEDE, the NETHERLANDS, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fraunhofer Project Center, on the campus of the University of Twente in The Netherlands, will develop a special micro assembly machine for photonic chips. This is an important step, moving from small series … Read the full press release

RaboResearch report: ‘Blockchain: The Trigger for Disruption in the Food Value Chain’

Utrecht, Netherlands, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies that want to remain successful in the future food value chain should start to explore options for participating in blockchain initiatives in order to help them lower costs, increase efficiencies, offer sustainable products and … Read the full press release

Sundial Brands acquisition accelerates Unilever’s Personal Care category growth

Sundial Brands is the latest addition to Unilever’s portfolio of fast-growing, purpose-led companies as part of broader Company transformation. Agreement accelerates Unilever’s Personal Care category growth by addressing under-served needs of multicultural and millennial consumers. Purpose-driven partnership seeks to create … Read the full press release

TU Delft: 3D printing alternative that allows the final products to have many more functionalities

Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding (origami), researchers at TU Delft are developing an alternative to 3D printing that allows the final products to have many more functionalities than what is possible … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are

Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are. This could play a key role in improving our understanding of how ecosystems and the water and carbon cycles interrelate. … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Professor Ronald Hanson awarded EUR 1.63 million ERC Consolidator Grant for his ‘QNETWORK’-project

Professor Ronald Hanson has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant of 1.63 million euros for his ‘QNETWORK’-project. Hanson plans to realize the first multi-node network based on quantum entangled links. Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The QNETWORK project, that is … Read the full press release

Gemalto survey: seven in ten consumers feel businesses don’t take the security of customer data very seriously

• Only a quarter (27%) of consumers feel businesses take customer data security very seriously • While 62% of consumers feel businesses are responsible for data security they have poor security hygiene and fail to take advantage of security measures … Read the full press release

Vasyl Latsanych appointed Chief Executive Officer of VEON Russian operations

AMSTERDAM, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vasyl Latsanych as … Read the full press release

LeasePlan holds hackathon with students from Delft University of Technology to develop innovative autonomous vehicle fleet management solutions

AMSTERDAM, 24-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan Corporation N.V., a global leader in fleet management, will today hold a hackathon with 30 hand-picked students from Delft University of Technology. The aim is to bring together the brightest minds in industrial engineering, technology … Read the full press release

BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall commit to reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate

the HAGUE, 24-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall today committed to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world. The energy companies also agreed to encourage others across … Read the full press release

HET DIGITALE EINDEJAARSVUURWERK VAN ONELIFE!

ER WAS EENS EEN DIGITAAL JAAR … ONELIFE MAAKT ZICH KLAAR VOOR DE TOEKOMST MET ZIJN ROADMAP VOOR TRANSFORMATIE IN 2017 – EN NOG VEEL MEER VOOR 2018. LUXEMBURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016 begon OneLife met zijn digitale … Read the full press release

Six new Perspectief programmes given green light by NWO, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

The HAGUE, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the coming years almost a hundred researchers are going to develop innovative technologies together with industry and social organisations. That will happen in six new Perspectief programmes, which have been given the green … Read the full press release

Topological insulators: Researchers explain UV light mystery

The Hague, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nobel Prize for physics in 2016 was awarded for the theory of topological matter. Topological insulators are new materials with special electronic properties and are of great fundamental and applications-oriented interest. Nevertheless, physicists have … Read the full press release

Mobile payment app Twyp, now open to all, offers free cash withdrawals

AMSTERDAM, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Twyp, the ING-developed mobile payment app popular in Spain is now offering free cash withdrawals for all users – ING customers or not. From today, ING is offering free money withdrawals for all Twyp users at … 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

Marine leisure market: ground-breaking luxury yacht concept unveiled by Rolls-Royce

DERBY, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has unveiled a ground-breaking luxury yacht concept designed to showcase the advantages of advanced ship intelligence solutions and hybrid propulsion based on LNG fuel and battery power in the marine leisure market. Introduced today … Read the full press release

Avebe opens new office in Dubai during the Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition

DUBAI, UAE/Veendam, The Netherlands, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to strengthening its global commercial sales organisation after opening its offices in the Americas and Asia, Avebe has expanded its presence with a new office in Dubai. Our new office … Read the full press release

University of Twente Prof Nieck Benes works on developing new membranes that work under extreme conditions

Enschede, Netherlands, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Developing new membranes that work under extreme conditions like high temperature, pressure or acidity. That is what Prof Nieck Benes of the University of Twente is aiming at. But it is teaching that he sees … Read the full press release

University of Twente: The Fraunhofer Project Center to help optimize the production chain for thermoplastic composites

Enschede, Netherlands, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fraunhofer Project Center, based on the University of Twente campus, is going to help optimize the production chain for thermoplastic composites. This will be done in cooperation with companies in the East of The … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s risk-weighted assets reduced by EUR 1 billion

Transaction contributes to further optimisation of balance sheet Utrecht, Netherlands, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has transferred part of the risk on its commercial credit portfolio involving loans to business customers in Europe and North America amounting to EUR 3 … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Vado, Italy set to become the new southern gateway to Central Europe

Designed for customers needing southern Europe gateway to improve supply chains; gain access to major liner networks using deep-water ports. The HAGUE, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals Vado, Italy Managing Director Paolo Cornetto addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference in … Read the full press release

Carbeat by AkzoNobel, an industry first digital solution for automotive body repair shops

AMSTERDAM, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Customers at automotive body repair shops can now save time and money thanks to an industry first digital solution introduced by AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business. Offering simpler workflows and easier access to information, Carbeat™provides significant benefits … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel expands its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China

AMSTERDAM, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel has completed the €4.8 million expansion project at its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China, significantly increasing the company’s regional product portfolio and reconfirming its commitment to the Asian market. Being able to supply … Read the full press release

Royal Philips commences EUR 150 million share repurchase program

AMSTERDAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it is initiating a share repurchase program for an amount of up to EUR 150 million to cover its obligations arising from its long-term incentive and employee stock … Read the full press release

Royal Philips showcases image-guided therapy portfolio at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual event in Denver

Philips’ image-guided therapy solutions is comprised of interventional X-ray and ultrasound systems, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, and clinical informatics and services designed to achieve improved patient outcomes and greater efficiency Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Denver, Colorado, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices – Gemalto survey

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today reveal that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This comes as more than two-thirds of consumers and almost 80% … Read the full press release

Gemalto’s LTE Cat M1 I​oT module now certified by Verizon

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Billions of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected before 2020[​1] but the majority of these do not require the full capabilities of 4G cellular networks. Emerging Low-Power Wide-Area wireless technologies, including LTE-M and NB-IoT, … Read the full press release