Marcel Pinckaers (Foreign Agricultural Service) and Alec Boydston (Foreign Commercial Service) accompanied Kevin Oldenburg, CEO of Spokane, Washington based 2nd Sight BioScience, on a fact-finding visit to commercial greenhouse growers in the Westland region of the Netherlands. The visit included a meeting with Erik Helderman from Harvest House, one of the largest grower cooperatives in the Netherlands, specializing in salad
Remarks by the Vice President at the Swearing-in Ceremony of Commerce Secretary Ross February 28, 2017 THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Thank you for joining us. On behalf of the President of the United States, it’s my great privilege to administer the oath of office to a man who will become the 39th Secretary of Commerce for the United States
On November 29 and 30, 2016, Chargé d’Affaires Shawn Crowley visited one of world’s smartest regions; the Brainport Eindhoven region. The region is specialized in high tech and R&D, especially in Semiconductors and Automotive. The companies in this region account for 19 percent of the Dutch total R&D. Mr. Crowley met several companies and stakeholders to learn more about the
Yosef Safi Harb is former Aerospace engineer specialized in sensor design turned health entrepreneur. He is currently the Founder of Happitech. Happitech uses the sensors on your smartphone with no additional hardware to measure vital signs like heart-rate rate, heart rate variability to detect heart-arrtyhmias, stress, life expectancy and fitness levels. Happitech’s technology is currently integrated into a variety of
By visiting the operations of Foot Locker Europe in Vianen and Nike European Headquarters in Hilversum, Chargé d’Affaires Crowley wanted to show U.S. government support for American businesses in the Netherlands.