Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

Philips will showcase its wide portfolio of OB/GYN ultrasound tools at 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

Company expands offering in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound (OB/GYN) with innovations that are designed to support earlier, easier and more confident diagnosis New anatomical intelligence, fingertip control and enhanced imaging versatility features for Philips’ EPIQ and Affiniti ultrasound systems offer … Read the full press release

Philips to improve the lives of 300 million people a year by 2025

Philips makes extended commitment to improve the lives of 300 million people in underserved healthcare communities by 2025 Amsterdam, the Netherlands  and New York, U.S.A., 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is … Read the full press release

Julia Cramer won NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017 for her quantum science and technology research

DELFT, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Julia Cramer is the winner of NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017. Cramer will receive the prize for her research in the field of quantum science and technology. Once every two years, the NWO Domain Science (ENW) awards … Read the full press release

CEP study visit to two Dutch concepts ‘ZSM’ and ‘Safety House’ in Utrecht, The Netherlands

UTRECHT, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 13th of September 2017 nine people from all over Europe attended a special CEP study visit to two unique Dutch concepts ‘ZSM’ and ‘Safety House’ in Utrecht, The Netherlands. ZSM At the ZSM office … Read the full press release

Trond Westlie to succeed Andrew Davies as VEON Group CFO

AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-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, announces that Trond Westlie will join VEON as Group Chief … Read the full press release

New official exchange rate in Uzbekistan will impact reported results for the VEON group

AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (VEON) (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, notes the recent announcements from the government of Uzbekistan, liberalizing … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

Shell enters Mexico’s retail fuel market with the opening of its first service station

THE HAGUE, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell today opened its first service station in Mexico, with more sites due to start providing Mexican motorists with high-quality Shell fuels and retail services over the next few months. Over the next 10 … Read the full press release

NWO and Lorentz Center: 8th edition of the workshop Physics with Industry 20-24 November 2017

the HAGUE, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 20-24 November 2017, NWO and the Lorentz Center organise the 8th edition of the workshop Physics with Industry. The aim of this workshop is for young physicists to create original solutions for industrial problems, … Read the full press release

NWO: HERA Network announces new Joint Research Programme (JRP): Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe

Call open – deadline Outline Proposals 24 October 2017 the HAGUE, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The HERA Network is pleased to announce a new Joint Research Programme (JRP): Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe. By launching the joint HERA JRP … Read the full press release

NWO: TU/e, Leiden Institute of Chemistry and AMOLF researchers talk about their research using Veni grant

The Hague, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers Koen Hendriks (Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU/e), Thanja Lamberts (Leiden Institute of Chemistry) and Cristina Martinez Torres (AMOLF) talk about their planned research, using the Veni grant they have recently been awarded, how they … Read the full press release

GasTerra’s CFO Maurice de Wilde appointed as CFO of Koopman Logistics Group

GRONINGEN, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GasTerra’s CFO, Maurice de Wilde, has been appointed as CFO of Koopman Logistics Group in Noordhorn from October 1, 2017. Mr De Wilde has been working for GasTerra since early 2013. Before that, he held … Read the full press release

Solidaridad’s new office in Ethiopia celebrates its first year

UTRETCH, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad staff and experts are celebrating a year of growth and sustainable development in Ethiopia since the opening of the new country office in 2016. The new office allows Solidaridad to expand its activities in Ethiopia … Read the full press release

Van Gogh Museum placed first in the reputation ranking for Europe by Erasmus University

Van Gogh Museum number one in Europe. AMSTERDAM, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Erasmus University today published a large-scale study of the reputation of the 18 most famous art museums around the world. European respondents placed the Van Gogh Museum first in … Read the full press release

ING in Belgium: we will activate itsme app on our web channels

AMSTERDAM, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The days of multiple digital usernames and passwords could be over in Belgium with the introduction of itsme for ING customers. Remembering dozens of digital passwords is nobody’s hobby. But help is on its way, at … Read the full press release

Philips: Egbert van Acht to succeed Pieter Nota as Chief Business Leader, Personal Health businesses

AMSTERDAM, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced that Egbert van Acht, who currently leads Philips’ Health & Wellness business group, will succeed Pieter Nota as Chief Business Leader of Philips’ Personal Health businesses, effective October 1, … Read the full press release

Transporeon / Capgemini Transport Market Monitor: Transport capacities reached a seven year low in 2Q 2017

The thirty-second edition of the Transport Market Monitor by Capgemini Consulting and Transporeon assesses European transport and haulage dynamics UTRECHT, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The thirty-second edition of the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting reveals that … Read the full press release

GroenLeven Heerenveen will install solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms

670,000 m2 solar panels on roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms Amersfoort, Netherlands, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, granted over 200 million euro SDE+ subsidy for the installation of solar panels at the roofs … Read the full press release

NWO: new graphene-based device where electron spins can be injected and detected with unprecedented efficiency

The Hague, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Groningen scientists led by Spinoza laureate and physics professor Bart van Wees have created a graphene-based device, in which electron spins can be injected and detected with unprecedented efficiency. The result is a … Read the full press release

AMOLF developed technology to create efficient bright green colored solar panels

AMSTERDAM, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from AMOLF, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have developed a technology to create efficient bright green colored solar panels. Arrays of silicon nanoparticles integrated in the … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach supplies 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands

VALKENSWAARD, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the beginning of July, VDL Bus & Coach supplied 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands. This delivery is for the city services in Gorinchem, a historical fortress in the west of the Netherlands. The … Read the full press release

The third edition of the University of Twente’s CuriousU event begins Sunday 13 August

THE THIRD EDITION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE’S CURIOUSU EVENT WILL COMMENCE ON SUNDAY 13 AUGUST. THE SUMMER SCHOOL IS SET UP LIKE A FESTIVAL AND OFFERS VISITORS A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH A PROGRAMME THAT INCLUDES MUSIC, ACADEMIC COURSES, GREAT FOOD, INSPIRING … Read the full press release

Rabobank: consumers’ shift away from sugar consumption will likely slowdown the worldwide sugar market

 UTRECHT, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consumers’ shift away from sugar consumption is an important driver behind significant changes in the food and beverage industry. These changes will have long-term ramifications, including a likely slowdown in the worldwide sugar market, … Read the full press release

Solar Team Eindhoven’s solar-powered family car features high performance coatings supplied by AkzoNobel

AMSTERDAM, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Students from Eindhoven University of Technology taking part in this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia will be aiming to blaze a winning trail in a stunning new vehicle featuring high performance coatings supplied by … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO extends partnership with the largest microfinance institution in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO, the Dutch development bank, extended its partnership with The First MicroFinance Bank, Afghanistan (FMFB-A) through a local currency loan of USD 5 million in Afghan Afghanis from MASSIF, the fund that FMO manages on … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s competition authority approves Dietsmann’s acquisition of Energoremont Holding

AC BREDA, The Netherlands, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dietsmann has acquired 97.5% of the shares of Energoremont Holding in Bulgaria [BUL: 6EG]. The remaining 2.5% of the shares are held by minority shareholders through the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. Dietsmann made the … Read the full press release

Motorola Solutions to acquire Plant Holdings, Inc. which holds the Airbus DS Communications business

Plant Holdings, Inc. holds the Airbus DS Communications business AMSTERDAM, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has executed a definitive agreement under which Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) will acquire Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Shell: new era for the Australian LNG export industry with the arrival of the Prelude FLNG facility

the HAGUE, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Australia today confirmed that its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters. Prelude is the first deployment of Shell’s FLNG technology, that will see a 488 metre long floating … Read the full press release

University of Twente: cybersecurity awareness should be a structural element in education

CHILDEREN GETTING TRAINED IN RECOGNIZING ‘PHISHING’ ARE BETTER CAPABLE OF DISTINGUISHING REAL EMAILS EN WEBSITES FROM FAKE ONES. BUT AFTER A FEW WEEKS, THEY’RE BACK AT THE LEVEL BEFORE TRAINING. CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS SHOULD BE A STRUCTURAL ELEMENT IN EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY … Read the full press release