Elion Group sets up innovation center for eco-entrepreneurs in West Holland

The China Elion Resources Group (Elion Group), a Chinese provider of integrated solutions for urban ecological residential environments, established its legal entity recently in Rotterdam. With this an important step towards the start of an innovation center for eco-entrepreneurs in West Holland is being set. The confirmation letter was signed today by Elion Group’s Chairman Mr. Wang Wenbiao in the presence of King’s Commissioner of the Province of Zuid-Holland, Mr. Jaap Smit and the Chinese Ambassador Mr. Wu Ken. Elion Group is one of China’s top 100 private enterprises that puts managing natural sources at the heart of its business model.

The Scale-up Dashboard 2017

The Scale-up Dashboard is an annual research that answers various questions surrounding the phenomenon of scale-ups. How many scale-ups does the Netherlands have and what is the impact of these fast-growing organisations in terms of job creation and the Dutch economy?

Dutch Office Locations Ranking 2017

Spring Real Estate publishes the Dutch Office Locations Ranking 2017. Their annual report provides investors a clear insight into the quality of office locations throughout the Netherlands. The Leiden Bio Science Park completes the Top 3.

Three South African companies open offices in The Hague region

Three South African companies have chosen The Hague and Leiden, cities in a unique delta region in the western part of Holland, as their next business opportunity in Europe. Yesterday during an official signing ceremony at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town, Hystead Limited, IoT.nxt, and NuvaLaw officially announced their expansion to The Hague region. The City of The Hague, The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), The Hague Business Agency, and InnovationQuarter are proud to have been actively involved in attracting South African companies to this region.

Boat measures water quality in Polder in Delfland

Hoogheemraadschap Delfland is the first to deploy a Platypus boat for testing water quality in the polders of Delfland. The sensor-equipped boats test the water quality faster and more accurately than traditional methods for testing water quality

The Netherlands in Top 10 on IMD World Talent Ranking 2017

European economies are superior when it comes to attracting, developing and retaining top talent, according to a major new study by the World Competitiveness Center at IMD, the leading global business school. The Netherlands has improved its ranking by five notches to 6 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent, while Switzerland topped this year’s ranking.

Medical Artificial Intelligence company Quantib receives capital injection of € 4.5 million

At the world’s largest radiology conference (RSNA) in Chicago, medical Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Quantib announced today that it secured € 4.5 M ($ 5.4 M) of fresh funding in a round that was led by Holland Venture and InnovationQuarter. Quantib develops Machine Learning (ML) applications for medical imaging analyses, allowing physicians and researchers to make more efficient and more accurate diagnoses. The investment supports Quantib with her international scale-up ambitions.

Magnitude Space becomes Hiber and opens a new R&D center in Delft

The Amsterdam satellite startup Magnitude Space opens the doors of its new R&D Center in Delft today. At the opening, the company revealed also its rebranding, including a name change into Hiber. The new office marks an essential development of the Dutch high tech and satellite industry and turns the Delft region into a Small-Sat Delta.

EU Selects Amsterdam as New Location for EMA

The General Affairs Council of the European Union has decided that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate to Amsterdam when it leaves London in 2019

Greentown Labs and InnovationQuarter set up international collaboration for cleantech startups

During a visit to Boston to explore potential collaboration between Boston and the Netherlands last week, Emily Reichert (CEO of Greentown Labs) and Rinke Zonneveld (Executive director of InnovationQuarter) signed a MoU for a joint network expansion program

Startups Kozie, LABFRESH and Convious win Get in the Ring The Netherlands

On Thursday 16 November more than 250 innovative startups from all over the Netherlands came to Rotterdam to do business. Get in the Ring the Netherlands gives startups this day the opportunity to make deals with the more than 70 multinationals, NGOs and governmental organizations through 600 speed dates. It is also the chance to raise investments with the more than 100 investors present.

Ncardia announces completion of €10.5M Investment Round

Ncardia, an emerging drug discovery and development stem cell technology company whose mission is to deliver cardiac and neural drug discovery and safety solutions based on its best-in-class human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived technology, today announced the completion of a €10.5 million Series B financing round. The round was led by Épimède, a Belgium venture capital firm.