Category Circular economy

NL & FR experts explain: how public procurement drives the circular economy

France and the Netherlands share the ambition to create a circular economy. Therefore, we are working together to create a better, more sustainable system where no materials are wasted. In this interview, I ask two experts to share their experience with creating a circular public procurement system. Let me introduce you to Joan Prummel who […]

Een ‘big bang’ in de Franse afvalbak: nieuwe anti-afval wet

Frankrijk zet een nieuwe stap richting de circulaire economie. Op woensdag 10 juli 2019 presenteerde de regering een nieuwe ‘anti-afval’ wet. Het doel is om afval te verminderen én recycling te verbeteren. Staatssecretaris van Ecologische Transitie, Brune Poirson, benadrukte dat deze wet noodzakelijk is om “onze productie- en consumptiepatronen grondig te veranderen”, want “afval is […]

INVITATION Co-Innovations in the automotive industry: the Netherlands meets France

I N V I T A T I O N We are pleased to invite you for the French-Dutch Co-Innovation meetings ‘The Netherlands meets France’ that will be held at the Residence of the Netherlands in Paris on June 25th (evening) and 26th (all day), 2019. We offer you a full program with high level […]

Holland Mission Zero Pavilion at EV32 Lyon 19-22 May 2019

This year, the Netherlands will once again be represented at the world’s leading trade show for electric transport, the Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS 32). From 19 – 22 May we will welcome you to our Holland Lounge. Be surprised and inspired by the latest innovations from the Dutch electric transport sector. Programme  During […]

France and Germany take the lead in “Airbus battery plans”

Tuesday the 18th of December 2018, the sixth edition of the Friends of the Industry (FoI) conference was held in Paris, at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, commonly known as Bercy. The FoI represents a group of EU member states, gathering on a yearly basis, to exchange views on European industrial policy. Generally, […]

MIT’s “Innovators Under 35” EU Summit in Paris reaffirms European innovative potential

On any given day, the halls of the world’s biggest start-up campus, Station F, are filled with enthusiastic entrepreneurs and tech-prodigies. This time was no different and yet it was: on the 4th of December, MIT Technology Review, in partnership with BNP Paribas, organised their annual “Innovators under 35” Europe summit. Each year 35 carefully […]

Innovation Expo 2018: Global challenges? Dutch solutions!

Innovation Expo 2018: 6000 captivated visitors, 230 innovative exhibitors, 100 matchmaking sessions, 8 thought-provoking keynotes, 1 day. On October 4th the Innovation Network France traveled to the RDM Warf in Rotterdam to be a part of it! The world faces many challenges in the fields of health, food, mobility, energy, water, sustainability… The question is: can we use innovation […]