Jack Ma (CEO of online store Alibaba), Tim Cook (CEO of Apple), Pieter van der Does (CEO of Adyen), Andrus Ansip (Vice President of the European Commission) Travis Kalanick (co-founder and CEO of Uber) and Mark Rutte (Prime Minister of the Netherlands) have committed to speak at the opening day of Startup Fest Europe on May 24th. In the week after the official opening, more than 25 events will take place in 13 Dutch cities. These will provide entrepreneurs with the access, support and inspiration to accelerate their growth.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Korea and TNO are participating in the SEMICON KOREA 2016 which is the largest exhibition in its field in South Korea. The TapInto consortium (group of Dutch semiconductor related companies) will present their technologies at the booth. There will be an opportunity to meet the Dutch companies and get more information about their innovative technologies. The Dutch participants are TNO, PM Bearing, NTS, Xpress, Tecnotion, Focal (www.focal.nl). More information can be found in the below message:
Foreign minister Bert Koenders and travel expert Floortje Dessing have launched a new central helpline for travellers. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs can now be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at +31 247 247 247 for practical travel tips and assistance. Travellers abroad can also contact the Ministry online and via Twitter. It is estimated that about 3,000 people per day will use the new services.
The embassy will close at 11.30 on Friday December 18.
Open Set provides a high-quality program, including symposiums and workshops that identifies the latest developments in design, emphasizes its relations with the urgent social and political debates, and also promotes cooperation with other cultural disciplines and sectors. Open Set is addressed to international designers practicing in the broad range of creative industry sectors, and also to artists and researchers while remaining still open for non-designers, who are interested in the research subject and can contribute from the perspective of other professional sectors. The event aims to offer the participants an environment where they are inspired to step out of their comfort zone and experiment with different strategies, techniques, ideas and collaborations in order to develop their own practices with confidence.
Mr. Man-sok Kim received a Silver Decoration form the Netherlands government for his dedication to strengthen the relationship between The Netherlands and the Republic of Korea. 'The Silver Decoration is a great blessing to my family in San Francisco.'
The Netherlands Embassy in Seoul, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO), is organizing Korea Business Event on 3 December 2015.
The “Busan International Seafood & Fishery Expo 2015” will take place in BEXCO, Busan, Korea from October 29 to 31. The Agriculture Department of the Embassy of the Kindom of the Netherlands will participate in the expo with Dutch & Korean companies.
On the third Tuesday in September (Prince's Day), the Minister of Finance presents the National Budget and the Budget Memorandum to the House of Representatives.
The Netherlands Embassy in Seoul, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO) and the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK), is organizing a Doing Business in Korea Roadshow on 1-4 December 2015.