Dealing with the healthcare challenges of the future is one of the biggest issues facing the current generation. Improvements in sanitation, vaccination and infection control in the last century mean that people today are living longer. However, chronic neurological and immunological problems, the causes of which are still unclear, are tempering these successes. Inflammatory conditions such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis and neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and epilepsy are where the new battle lines are being drawn. UCB is one of the companies at the forefront of efforts to find treatments and cures. European Business spoke to the company’s Area Head Central Europe Peter Mitterhofer about its latest beakthroughs and how modern developments such as Big Data and digitalization are affecting the market.
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Carla van der Veen
Manager Sales and Marketing at Ilmo B.V.
Architecture is about creativity. Yet, to run an architect’s office requires efficiency and structures at the same time. The bigger the office, the more difficult it is to maintain a consistently high level of creativity, especially when international projects are involved. The KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten GmbH, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, is one of the few bigger players who manage to balance creativity and economic efficiency. Managing Partner Christopher Hammerschmidt believes in a clear architectural concept, open-mindedness towards changes and trends, and in structural flexibility.
They are exceptionally lightweight, comfortable, non-marking and foot-sure: Crocs shoes have fans all over the world. Since it was established in 2002, the US footwear brand has developed into a global generic term for clogs. Today, it includes a broad range of casual footwear for work and leisure which is marketed in more than 90 countries on six continents. The Group’s activities in Benelux, Germany and Austria are managed by Crocs Germany GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany, which is one of the core markets for Crocs.
Dosing and filling chemicals, lubricants, solvents and other viscous, hazardous or volatile products require special technological know-how and individually adapted solutions – such as those offered by PACK’R. The privately owned French filling specialist has demanding customers across the globe and is constantly developing new, better high-precision filling equipment.