Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

ENGIE Services delivers the new High Performance Computing Datacenter of the University of Groningen

(PRESS RELEASE) GRONINGEN, the Netherlands, 20-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Groningen, one of the most traditional and prestigious universities in the Netherlands, has announced that its new High Performance Computing Datacenter of the University of Groningen (UG) has been … Read the full press release

Paul Bestford to lead Nutreco’s procurement

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the … Read the full press release

University of Twente researcher awarded NWO grant for the research proposal MELODY (Modeling Lower Shoreface Seabed Dynamics for a Climate-Proof Coast)

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 9-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university located, has announced that its researcher Jebbe van der Werf (Faculty of ET and working at knowledge institute Deltares) has been awarded a … Read the full press release

Royal Dutch Shell’s subsidiary Sarawak Shell Berhad takes final investment decision on the Timi gas development project, powered by a solar and wind hybrid power system

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 30-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced that its subsidiary Sarawak Shell Berhad (SSB) has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Timi … Read the full press release

SGS in the Netherlands expands capabilities to include trace gas analyses

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces that its laboratory in Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands has expanded its capabilities and is now capable of conducting trace gas analyses to support … Read the full press release

Aegon repurchased 35,933,035 common shares, July 8 – August 20, 2021 as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced it has completed the share buyback program to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2020 final dividend … Read the full press release

EU clearance for the acquisition of Aegon’s businesses in Central and Eastern Europe by Vienna Insurance Group AG

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 13-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced receival of the competition law clearance from the European Commission for the acquisition of Aegon’s businesses in … Read the full press release

Nutreco, Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science invest EUR 21 million in Proteon Pharmaceuticals to accelerate the reduction of antibiotics used in aquaculture and livestock farming

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, leading company in the field of animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it is leading a EUR 21 million financing round together with Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science, a portfolio company of … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to buy NL based leading provider of cloud-based solutions aimed at public transport operators for EUR 550 million

Siemens Mobility acquires Sqills, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for inventory management, reservation, and ticketing software Acquisition advances Siemens’ strategy to increase the availability, capacity, and utilization of public transportation Sqills complements the Siemens Mobility software portfolio … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel repurchased 215,310 of its own common shares between July 26 and 30, 2021 as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY), a Dutch multinational company global leader in paints and coatings, has announced it repurchased 215,310 of its own common shares in the period from July 26, 2021, up to and … Read the full press release

Introducing Cap Expand Partners, Helping Business Leaders Break International Barriers

Sergio van Luijk, Managing Director at Cap Expand Partners

Cap Expand Partners assist international business leaders in acquiring companies in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) RIEMST, Belgium, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Financial consulting company Cap Expand Partners are pleased to announce a fresh new approach to business acquisitions, financing, and exit strategies. … Read the full press release

Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever Mobility Innovator Award goes to TomTom Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn

(PRESS RELEASE) DEARBORN, MI, USA, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technology and consumer electronics, has announced that its Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn has received the Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever … Read the full press release

Solidaridad part of three-year EU funded project to support local economic and social development initiatives in Modjo Leather City, Ethiopia

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organization active in over 40 countries with 8 regional offices on 5 continents, has announced that it is part of a consortium with People in Need (PIN), the … Read the full press release

SHV acquires Kiwa a global player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest private trading groups, SHV announces that it has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Kiwa, currently owned by NPM Capital and the Kiwa management and employees. Kiwa … Read the full press release

Philips advances commitment to faster treatment for stroke patients through expanded capabilities and new partnership with NICO.LAB

Expanded capabilities of Philips Image Guided Therapy System – Azurion – and new collaboration with NICO.LAB add to the latest advances in Philips’ commitment to reduce time to stroke treatment, a key factor in improving outcomes Partnership enhances Philips’ deep … Read the full press release

Aegon names Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi as CEO of Aegon the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, Aegon announces the appointment of Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi (1974) as the new CEO of Aegon the Netherlands. Allegra succeeds Maarten Edixhoven and is … Read the full press release

De zelflerende algoritme DBLG1®: eenvoudig te gebruiken voor een optimale en gepersonaliseerde behandeling van diabetes type 1

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIJS, 2-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vanaf het begin heeft Diabeloop innovatieve systemen ontwikkeld om de behandeling van diabetes type 1 te automatiseren en te personaliseren, waarbij altijd rekening wordt gehouden met de optiek van de patiënt. Het Franse … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s TreasurUp becomes an independent company and closes series A funding round

TreasurUp completes series A funding round led by OFX and Rabobank Australian cross border payments specialist OFX, Rabobank, TreasurUp management and engineering partner COERA invest in spin-off structure TreasurUp aims to become the leader in online treasury solutions for banks … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release

SHV Energy enters India’s renewable energy market for commercial and industrial customers with the acquisition of majority stake in SunSource

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SHV Energy announces that it has acquired majority stake in SunSource Energy, a leading provider of distributed energy for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in India with a presence across South-East Asia. The … Read the full press release

ING separates Management Board roles for technology and operations; appoints Ron van Kemenade chief technology officer

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announces that it will separate the Management Board Banking roles for technology and operations to further strengthen its position as a digital leader in banking. ING also announces the appointment of Ron … Read the full press release

CCD-NL kondigt aan: “Kasuri Webinar: Traditie in stand houden in een veranderende wereld”

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 13-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ga met ons mee op reis door tijd en ruimte om de wereld te ervaren via zijn vele unieke weefpraktijken! Een van zulke interessante weeftradities waar we naar kijken is de Japanse Kasuri. … Read the full press release

CCD-NL Announces: “Kasuri Webinar: Maintaining Tradition in a Transitory World”

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 13-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Join us on a journey through time and space to experience the world via its many unique weaving practices! One such weaving tradition we are looking at is Japanese Kasuri. We are organizing … Read the full press release

Europe’s 7 Most Endangered heritage sites 2021: Europa Nostra and EIB Institute put spotlight on European heritage in peril

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 8-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europa Nostra – the European voice of civil society committed to cultural and natural heritage – together with its partner, the European Investment Bank Institute, announce the List of 7 Most Endangered … Read the full press release

TU/e researcher Rens Brankaert nominated for Alzheimer Nederland’s Young Outstanding Researcher Award

The researcher has been nominated for a major research award from Alzheimer Nederland. (PRESS RELEASE) EINDHOVEN, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) announces that Rens Brankaert, associate professor at Industrial Design, has been nominated by Alzheimer Nederland … Read the full press release

TRANSMAR AND TRANSMETRICS SIGN DEAL FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS COLLABORATION

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence help to significantly boost efficiency for Egyptian shipping company (PRESS RELEASE) CAIRO, Egypt / AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘AI platform for logistics’, as Transmetrics is often referred to, is successfully streamlining operations … Read the full press release

DSM aims to close loop on world’s strongest fiber Dyneema® through cross-industry coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) GELEEN, the Netherlands, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announces partnership with leading industries to launch a new coalition, known as CirculariTeam®. The coalition aims to drive the … Read the full press release

Barbara Geelen to succeed Paul Verhagen as CFO of Fugro N.V.

(PRESS RELEASE) LEIDSCHENDAM, the Netherlands, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading Geo-data specialist Fugro N.V. announces that its Supervisory Board has nominated Barbara Geelen for appointment as member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer per 12 May … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces Air Liquide as its first client for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for the industry and health sectors, for the purchase of 100GWh of fossil-free … Read the full press release

Philips 6th annual sleep survey “Seeking Solutions: How COVID-19 Changed Sleep Around the World”

70% of people surveyed have experienced one or more new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic 72% of surveyed sleep apnea patients who discontinued CPAP therapy cited COVID-19 related reasons 58% reported a willingness to use telehealth for … Read the full press release