Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

ABN AMRO introduces Beeldbankieren service to book an online video banking appointment

AMSTERDAM, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anyone walking, travelling by rail or driving on the A10 ring-road yesterday evening couldn’t have missed the large images of people projected on the side of ABN AMRO’s head office at Gustav Mahlerplein in Amsterdam. This … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

DLL appoints Mike Janse as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Board

EINDHOVEN, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DLL, a global provider of asset-based financial solutions, announced today the appointment of Mike Janse as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Executive Board of DLL. This new appointment takes immediate effect. Janse … Read the full press release

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and Dutch Payments Association study: Number of smartphone payments in P2P transactions is steadily increasing in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — While most P2P payments are still made in cash, the number of smartphone payments is on the rise. Contrary to payments at points of sale (41.4% cash payments and 58.1% electronic payments), cash payments are still … Read the full press release

Dolf van den Brink appointed President of the Asia Pacific region at Heineken

AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Heineken N.V. today announces the appointment of Dolf van den Brink as President of the Asia Pacific region from 1 October 2018. Dolf van den Brink will join the Executive Team reporting to Jean-François van Boxmeer, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) appoints Nils Andersen as a new member of the Supervisory Board

AkzoNobel shareholders approve all resolutions at AGM Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel shareholders have today voted in favor of all resolutions at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). As well as adopting the company’s … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: The greenest transferium in the Netherlands opened on 22 April

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The greenest transferium of the Netherlands has been officially been opened on 22 April. Go and have a look at the Deutersestraat, because in a little while it will be out of site for the … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Philips N.V.: successful pricing of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2028

AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Philips N.V. (“Royal Philips”) (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the successful pricing of its issue of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to help parents take charge of their children’s asthma and allergy symptoms through awareness initiatives in more than 20 countries worldwide

Company opens new pollen measurement station at its Drachten innovation center in the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This World Allergy Week (April 22 – 28) and World Asthma Day (May 1), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researchers created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure

Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological module is an important … Read the full press release

Wacker Chemie AG to acquire Dutch site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products and vaccines from SynCo Bio Luxembourg S.à.r.l.

WACKER TAKES OVER SYNCO BIO PARTNERS OF AMSTERDAM CAPACITY OF ACQUIRED FERMENTATION PLANT FOR PHARMACEUTICAL ACTIVES TOTALS SOME 2,000 LITERS – WACKER BIOTECH’S OVERALL CAPACITY DOUBLES AS A RESULT SYNCO’S EXPERTISE IN MANUFACTURING LIVE MICROBIAL PRODUCTS AND IN FILLING FINISHED … Read the full press release

Hinda van Galen appointed Associate within Savills tenant representation team in the Netherlands

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has recruited Hinda van Galen as an Associate within its tenant representation team in the Netherlands. Hinda started her career at Rappange Makelaardij B.V. as a real estate agent. In 2013 Hinda joined Regus … Read the full press release

Roche: US FDA granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Hemlibra® for people with haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors

Designation based on phase III HAVEN 3 study demonstrating Hemlibra prophylaxis significantly reduced bleeds compared to no prophylaxis First medicine to show superior efficacy compared to prior factor VIII prophylaxis in an intra-patient comparison BASEL, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to propose to its members the introduction of a certified Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate

Introducing a Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate; well-balanced milk supply based on market-driven growth Amersfoort, the NETHERLANDS, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 April 2018), FrieslandCampina has announced that it will accelerate and further expedite … Read the full press release

NWO: This year’s ‘Physics with Industry’ workshop will be held in Lorentz Center in Leiden from 26 to 30 November 2018

The HAGUE, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies and social organizations are invited to submit a real-world problem for consideration by the annual Physics with Industry workshop before 1 June 2018. This year’s ‘Physics with Industry‘ workshop will be held from 26 … Read the full press release

NWO, Chinese Academy of Sciences: four projects in radio astronomy awarded funding

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the joint programme between NWO and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the field of radio astronomy four projects have recently been awarded funding. Research in radio astronomy is at the … Read the full press release

Former member of parliament and mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel joins the Dutch Blockchain Coalition

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The former member of parliament and mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel joins the Dutch Blockchain Coalition as a representative towards Dutch government, administration and industry. His goal is to accelerate the implementation of Blockchain … Read the full press release

International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) Jumping to New Heights in Europe – 2nd Annual EU Conference & Trade Show

AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) will hold their 2nd Annual European Conference & Trade Show 21 & 22 May 2018 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, NL. Conference attendees will have the … Read the full press release

Solidaridad supports sugarcane farmers in India with modern cultivation practices to enhance smallholder production

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — India is the world’s largest consumer of sugar and the second largest producer after Brazil. However, sugarcane is highly water intensive and recent years have witnessed significant droughts. Solidaridad, along with its partners, is … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

International Day of Riding Announced

Ride Sunday will see motorcyclists unite and ride while raising funds for charity AMSTERDAM, 09-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A GLOBAL MOVEMENT. The date for Ride Sunday 2018, the international day of riding for a cause, has been confirmed for Sunday … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest electric bus fleet: 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, 28 March 2018, Connexxion, Transport Region Amsterdam and Schiphol presented Europe’s largest electric bus fleet. On 1 April, 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport … Read the full press release

Avebe to showcase innovations based on potato starch and potato protein at the African Food Manufacturing in Cairo, Egypt

Veendam, The Netherlands, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe is taking part in the African Food Manufacturing which takes place from 21-23 April in Cairo, Egypt. We will showcase our latest innovations based on potato starch and potato protein for the African … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category

ENSCHEDE, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary has been listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category. The list features ‘300 young innovators and disruptors across 10 categories’. Earlier this year, Anand had … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

Marloes Sengers will be responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG

HEERLEN, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marloes Sengers (36) has been appointed Human Resources Director by APG’s Executive Board from April 1, 2018. In this position, she is responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG, fulfilling a crucial role in the … Read the full press release

Royal DSM unveils full portfolio of yeast and enzymes for starch, fiber and biomass conversions

Elgin, IL , USA, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its commitment to bring innovative solutions to the biofuels industry with a full portfolio offering of yeast and enzymes for … Read the full press release

DSM 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences presented to Prof. Doros Theodorou of National Technical University of Athens

Sittard, the Netherlands, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is pleased to present the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences to Prof. Doros Theodorou, Ph.D., Professor in Materials Science & … Read the full press release

DSM to present personalized nutrition at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, 15-17 May 2018

DSM, stand F10, Vitafoods Europe, Geneva, 15-17 May 2018 Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM will welcome attendees to experience the nutrition of the future at Vitafoods Europe 2018, with insights and innovations that will enable customers to capture … Read the full press release