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  • Limoncello Project

    Following the recent trends in conversational interfaces, how can we evolve our approach to digital customers? Based on that main question, Eurapco started investigating that field in 2020 and proposed a new project aimed at stepping forward the digital customer journeys of the Partners of the Alliance. In particular, we were able to test and validate different…

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  • Eurapco Non-Life Reinsurers Group Members visit the AHR Valley

    Eurapco Non-Life Reinsurers Group members recently visited the Ahr Valley in Western Germany.  On July 14, 2021, the low-pressure weather system Bernd devastated the area causing an unprecedented catastrophe that claimed the lives of more than 180 people. Particularly affected was the Ahr Valley with entire villages destroyed by the flood. The water rose suddenly to…

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  • Slush

    Once again the Eurapco Lab Innovation Team attended Slush in Helsinki! This year the theme for the 15th edition of the biggest start-up event in Europe was Break of Dawn. The Eurapco Lab Innovation Team was able to connect with dozens of start-ups over two days. We listened to exciting speeches and discussions and had the…

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  • Asset Management Seminar: Impact Investing for Good and Returns

    Sustainability has become a key topic for organisations that seek to remain relevant and competitive in today's world. This, of course, has carried over to our industry, making Sustainability one of the main themes of the Partner's and Eurapco's strategies. Given the popularity and importance of the topic, the Eurapco Asset Management Leads and ESG…

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  • Nienke Ideler and Thomas Beernink succeeded by Bas van Gerwen as members of the Eurapco Lab Core Innovation Team.

    Nienke and Thomas served as Innovation Managers, assigned by Achmea. During their time as an Innovation Managers and CIT team members, they focused on testing and validating new products, technologies, services, and business offerings to challenge the existing insurance industry, whilst leveraging the skills and capabilities of the partner companies and following trends and identifying…

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  • Paul Breeuwer was succeeded by Andreas Welz as a Programme Manager Innovation.

    Paul joined Eurapco in August of 2019 as a Sr. Programme Manager in Innovation. During his time here, Paul drove innovation at Eurapco and was instrumental in establishing a Core Innovation Team (CIT) whilst also guiding the activities of the Eurapco Lab and the Eurapco Innovation Group. Moreover, he worked closely with CIT, identifying new…

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  • Healthy Lifestyle Project

    Lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes or cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are increasing rapidly in Europe. Following the WHO, CVD, caused by smoking, obesity, and inactivity, is the leading cause of death worldwide. And, on top of that, mental diseases are increasing rapidly. Most lifestyle-related diseases are preventable by addressing behavioral risk factors. These kinds of diseases…

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  • The Culture Map Webinar

    Cross-cultural competencies are key to managing projects successfully across national borders in today’s world. Furthermore, simultaneously, cultural gaps must be overcome, as well as building on commonalities related to leading, communicating, reasoning, or persuading, among others. While many organisations run projects successfully in their local environment, international projects becoming more challenging. As a result of…

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  • The Turtle-Concept Project

    Prompt identification is crucial to detect aging and damage at an early stage in buildings. This implies continuous maintenance and for that reason, the insurance industry has a great interest in accompanying and supporting its customers in this constant process of renewal.  Over the last two decades, new technologies have opened different possibilities to manage…

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  • Hampus Svenblad succeeded by Erik Pettersson as a member of the Eurapco Lab Core Innovation Team.

    Hampus served as an Innovation Manager and was a founding member of the Core Innovation team of Eurapco, assigned by Länsförsäkringar. During his time as an Innovation Manager and CIT team member he focused on testing and validating new products, technologies, services, and business offerings to challenge the existing insurance industry, whilst leveraging skills and…

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  • Customer Centricity Seminar

    Tomorrow’s customers will likely expect even more as technologies develop at lightning speed and societal change brought on by COVID-19 influences consumer choice. While many organisations are committed to embracing change for the customer, process silos, system silos and information silos may hold them back. The customer experience can only be perfect when people and…

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  • Intelligent Farming and Agritech

    Food security is becoming especially relevant, and its stability is directly influenced by climate change and geopolitical uncertainties. Agribusiness is a big market share for Eurapco Partners, and for that reason, the Eurapco Lab Core Innovation Team is currently exploring the intelligent farming and agritech topic. All Eurapco Partners have a strategic interest in agriculture. In…

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  • Sustainable Underwriting Seminar

    The challenges of sustainable development are becoming increasingly urgent and as an Alliance, Eurapco can join forces and consider solutions to common challenges. The demand for greener insurance solutions is nowadays growing considerably and sustainability is becoming a particularly crucial topic in the insurance sector since the world is moving to net-zero in 2050. As…

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  • Open Finance Full Webinar Videos

      Last April, and in cooperation with Achmea and Länsförsäkringar, Eurapco organized a three-webinar series introducing our Partners to developments and opportunities within Open Finance, Open Insurance, and Data Eco-Systems.   We would like to thank all participants for joining us on that exciting journey. The attendees also enjoyed sharing the different Partner’s visions on…

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  • Mental Wellbeing

    The Eurapco Partners have carried out a Mental Wellbeing Challenge and developed Mindmirror, an app to support customers in measuring and managing their state of mind to improve their mental well-being. Mental disorders are a fast-growing problem in Europe. Following the WHO, each year, 25% of the population suffers from depression or anxiety, about 50%…

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  • Agile Peer Seminar

    Agility is shaking up existing business models, forcing our industry to adapt and impacting our professions, processes, and culture. The pandemic has shown that change is happening faster, and companies need to react now. Due to that fact, our Eurapco partners are moving more and more towards agile organizations. On March 31st and April 1st…

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  • Digital Health Markers

      With so many services making the switch from face-to-face contact to online, the idea that the latest technological advances will also make their mark in the field of Telemedicine is a no-brainer. Awareness of the priorities of potential users is key to the acceptance of such platforms, begging the question: What are the main…

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  • New ideas stream for the Eurapco Lab innovation funnel

    Zurich, 09 August 2021 Eurapco Lab put into play a way-of-working which enables the Eurapco Partners to find interesting topics for joint exploration and validation in the domain of Private Lines. After carefully considering different topics of interest such as new business models, digitalisation, sustainability, the impact of Covid-19 on travel and SME, the participants decided to focus the Ideation Phase first on the theme of Safe Home & Living.  The joint ideation on Safe Home & Living will explore how to become more relevant to customers by offering an increased number…

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  • The Future of Distribution in Europe

    Zurich, 19 July 2021 Insurance distribution has undergone widespread transformation, with the markets in which Eurapco Partner companies operate leading the way. Change on a scale that clearly obliges the market players to adapt. To keep up with the changes in customer expectations along with ever-evolving and expanding regulations, Boston Consulting Group, Eurapco and the…

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  • The digital doctor is ready to see you

    Zurich, 22 June 2021 With so many services making the switch from face-to-face contact to online, the idea that the latest technological advances will also make their mark in the field of telemedicine is a no brainer. Awareness of the priorities of potential users is key to the acceptance of such platforms, begging the question:…

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