Monday, August 20, 2018
Redactor's Choice
You are here: Home / Countries / Netherlands

Netherlands

300 drones illuminating the river IJ in Amsterdam – Studio Drift to present European premiere of “FRANCHISE FREEDOM”. After world premiere in Miami Beach in collaboration with BMW, airborne performance on August 10 – 12, 2018

bmw4 (1)

A flying sculpture of 300 luminous Intel Shooting Star drones in bird swarming formation will be on view for three days after sunset, from August10 – 12, 2018. Illuminating the river IJ in Amsterdam, the performative art work is part of the retrospective “Studio Drift: CODED NATURE”, on display at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam until August 26, 2018. After the unprecedented number of visitors to the museum for the exhibition, the City of Amsterdam in collaboration with BMW, Intel, RAI, Rabobank, NDSM,  and Studio Drift will offer the public ... Read More »

Forbes Will Bring Together Hundreds of European Entrepreneurs, Visionaries, Performers and Disruptors at First-Ever Under 30 Summit Europe in Amsterdam

https_.2F.2Fblogs.images.forbes.com.2Fforbespr.2Ffiles.2F2018.2F07.2FUnder.30_Europe_2018_Black.1200x667

Building upon the success of Forbes’ flagship Under 30 Summit in the United States and Under 30 Summits in Asia and Israel, the European edition of the franchise will convene around 400 of the region’s most influential Under 30 listmakers – past, present and future – to share ideas and experiences. Drawing from the far-reaching insights of its Under 30 community, Forbes will facilitate collaboration and co-creation among this unique group of thought leaders who are shaping the world of tomorrow. Panels and keynotes at the Under 30 Summit Eur... Read More »

Audi Environmental Foundation turns plastic waste into recreation areas

Audi_Plastik_Naherholungsgebiete (1)

To create the park, the project partner filtered plastic waste out of the New Meuse River with the aid of specially designed collecting basins. The waste was then sorted and made into floating plastic islands. The landscaped islands now serve as recreation areas for port visitors and residents. Pollution of the oceans with plastic waste is a global problem. The Audi Environmental Foundation aims to help solve this problem together with the Recycled Island Foundation. Collecting basins in rivers and ports are to prevent plastic waste from get... Read More »

Philips and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust team up to deploy innovative digital pathology network

Doctor.Health.Wellness

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Oxford, UK – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, today announced plans to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients. OUH will deploy the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, which will serve as a central laboratory service for partner sites at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Great Western Ho... Read More »

Scania wins Greener Supply Chain Award

Scania_Greener_Supply_Chain_1 (1)

The judges were impressed by how Scania has integrated sustainability into its transport procurement process, calling it “a very holistic approach that puts sustainability at its focus, rating CO2 emission equally with costs and quality”. Praise for Scania’s systematic approach The jury also praised Scania’s systematic and focused approach towards greener supply chains. “Scania has clearly changed the culture of its organisation to deliver this consistent and measured benefit. Seriously impressive,” they concluded. Scania was also reco... Read More »

Philips Benelux – one of the most attractive employers worldwide

download (1)

Over the last five years, Randstad has named Philips as ‘Best Employer in the Netherlands’ three times, due to Philips’ consistent and extraordinarily high scores in the fields of ‘reputation’, ‘career growth opportunities’, ‘pleasant work environment’, ‘work-life balance’, and ‘innovation’.  The health technology company joins the world’s twelve strongest employer brands, which also include Audi, Google, IKEA and Microsoft. “As a global leader in health technology, we seek to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide every day,” sai... Read More »

Meeting our match: Buying 100 percent renewable energy

df (1)

Google’s total purchase of energy from sources like wind and solar exceeded the amount of electricity used by our operations around the world, including offices and data centers. What do we mean by “matching” renewable energy? Over the course of 2017, across the globe, for every kilowatt hour of electricity we consumed, we purchased a kilowatt hour of renewable energy from a wind or solar farm that was built specifically for Google. This makes us the first public Cloud, and company of our size, to have achieved this feat. Today, we have c... Read More »

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, DSM, Google and Philips receive first power from new Dutch wind farm Bouwdokken

a46cb072f713f43b28d3af9cad0e29f1 (1)

In October 2016 and January 2017, the companies signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) that enabled construction of two Dutch wind farm projects – Krammer and Bouwdokken. These wind farms, both of which are located in the southwest of the Netherlands, have a total capacity of over 140 MW, enough to power approximately 140,000 households. It is the first time that a group of multinationals in the Netherlands have teamed up to negotiate long-term PPAs directly with project developers, bypassing the involvement of an energy utili... Read More »

Philips celebrates World Sleep Day early with the release of its annual global sleep survey results, overnight concert experience

sleep

It is estimated that more than 100 million people worldwide suffer from sleep apnea, 80 percent of whom remain undiagnosed [1], and that globally, 30 percent of people experience difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep [2]. Sleeping well is essential to good health, and yet only one-third of people who suffer from sleep disorders seek professional help [3]. Through the collaboration with Richter and its yearly global sleep survey, Philips aims to amplify the critical importance of restful sleep to the entire world. Overn... Read More »

Tele2 Netherlands deploys Nokia Cognitive Analytics real-time software to consistently deliver a superior customer experience

tele

Nokia Traffica software is part of the Nokia Cognitive Analytics portfolio. It is a real-time network analytics solution for monitoring and troubleshooting that provides deep insights into traffic, network conditions, locations, devices and subscriber activity. It enables service provider customer care and operations teams to better understand how subscribers are experiencing their services. Building upon Tele2 Netherlands' existing Traffica deployment, Nokia Traffica's geolocation capabilities provide a granular view of services issues down... Read More »

Scroll To Top