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  • Innovation to stop a leak becoming a flood

    Zurich, 15 March 2021 Following a successful pilot project concluded by the Eurapco Lab Core Innovation Team and Länsförsäkringar Södermanland of a solution to prevent water leakages in homes and buildings, the local Swedish company decided to take the project to the next level after the indicial pilot by scaling it up to 30.000+ homeowners,…

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  • Eyes on the road to ensure a safe bike ride

    Zurich, 5 March 2021 Cycling is one of the most sustainable forms of mobility and its market is growing every year. The ever increasing number of bikes on the road and the need for physical distancing have been forcing cities to expand their cycling infrastructure. However, cycling needs to be a safe experience for the…

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  • The future of digital health diagnostics

    Zurich, 6 February 2021 Innovative digital health solutions are changing the healthcare industry, further accelerated by the Covid-crisis. With the Digital Health Markers initiative launched by The Eurapco Lab, the company has been exploring a solution developed by a Canadian HealthTech company. Their solution allows users to measure health markers (including heart rate, respiratory rate…

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  • Virtual cyber risk programme

    Zurich, 2 February 2021 Cyber risk is a rapidly evolving topic that becomes more and more important for the insurance business. As it is a relatively new risk, knowledge is still limited. If there is knowledge, it is ageing rapidly because of the speed of digital changes. The coronavirus pandemic has also affected the field…

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  • Eurapco and B3i launch Unity

    Zurich, 26 January 2021 Marine insurance is the first business line to benefit Eurapco, a strategic alliance of eight primarily mutual European insurers, and B3i Services AG, a global industry-led initiative, have announced the launch of Eurapco Unity, the first global operational solution on blockchain infrastructure, enabling the transfer of facultative risks within a network…

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  • LOCALTAPIOLA: New President and CEO of Asset Management

    Samu Anttila Appointed as New President and CEO of Asset Management

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  • ACHMEA: executive leadership change

    Willem van Duin to step down as Chairman of the Executive Board Vice-Chair Bianca Tetteroo appointed as successor in April 2021

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  • GOTHAER: first place as the most sustainable German insurer

    CSR ranking of German insurers: Gothaer receives 1st place as the most sustainable German insurer

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  • CASER: foundation receives 2020 CERMI award

    The Caser Foundation receives CERMI 2020 Social and Scientific Research Award, for its journal on "Acts of Social-Health Coordination"

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  • First online peer seminar on agile working

    Zurich, 10 November 2020 On 14 October, Eurapco and la Mobilière ran an online Agile/SAFe Peer Seminar following on successful meetings hosted by Achmea and several bilateral exchanges across the Alliance in 2018 and 2019. In today’s insurance market, the expectation of having a fast and adaptive organisation is highly attractive. Unsurprisingly, Agile and SAFe…

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  • LOCALTAPIOLA: new CEO of the LocalTapiola general mutual insurance company

    Hanna Hartikainen from OP Life Assurance Company has been elected as the new CEO of the LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company.

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  • LOCALTAPIOLA: best asset manager in responsible investing

    Localtapiola Asset Management Awarded as Best Asset Manager in Responsible Investing

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  • Eurapco Board Event is held virtually for the first time

    Zurich, 23 October, 2020 On 2 October 2020, Eurapco hosted on its biennial Board Event which underscored the current coronavirus pandemic challenges, the impact of the crisis on the Eurapco Partners’ businesses and new opportunities that the crisis may be offering. The virtual event was opened by the General Manager of the Alliance, Wilma de…

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  • Eurapco Lab CIT announces successful completion of the field trial of a smart house technology solution

    Zurich, 23 October 2020 Based on the data analysed by the Eurapco Lab Core Innovation Team on water damage in houses, it was found that 90 per cent of the damage comes from small drippings and only 10 per cent from exploding or suddenly breaking pipes. The team found a solution for this problem and…

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  • Virtual Design Thinking Programme

    Zurich, 19 October 2020 We are pleased to inform you that we have a new Eurapco Virtual Design Thinking programme taking place on Monday 30 November 2020. What is design thinking? Design thinking is a proven and repeatable problem-solving protocol that any business or profession can employ to achieve big results. Design thinking combines creative…

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  • Dronesurance: using A.I. models to predict drone accidents for insurance policies

    Zurich, 30 September 2020 The increasing use of drones is likely to result in growing demand for insurance policies. However, the current lack of accident data makes it difficult for insurance companies to develop models. Dronesurance, an EIT Digital innovation initiative who partners with Achmea, Bright Cape, CWI, University Politecnica Madrid and Eurapco, aims to provide…

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  • Data Catalogue to support Eurapco Partners in the journey of becoming digital insurers

    Zurich, 24 June 2020 The Data Excellence Workstream conducted an online workshop to discuss the results of the Pan-Eurapco Data Maturity Assessment as part of the group’s objective to find the correct framework for the Eurapco Partners to improve their access to data. Top Data Specialists from Achmea, Cóvea, Gothaer, La Mo-bilière and LocalTapiola deep-dived…

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  • Eurapco Lab as a driver of innovation for the alliance

    Zurich, 16 June 2020 The Eurapco Lab was created in 2019 with the aim to accelerate innovation across the Eurapco Alliance. Eurapco spoke to Hampus Svenblad, Markus Wolf and Alfonso Gomez, members of the Core Innovation Team assigned by Länsförsäkringar, la Mobilière and Reale Mutua respectively, about the role of the lab, ongoing initiatives and…

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  • GOTHAER: successful 2019 financial year and strong solidarity in the Coronavirus crisis

    Press Release - Cologne, 3 April 2020 Gothaer: successful 2019 financial year and strong solidarity in the Coronavirus crisis 6.4 percent growth in premium revenues to € 4.487 billion Substantial improvement in risk-bearing entities’ production results Group equity climbs to €1,264 million Numerous assistance schemes for private and corporate clients in the Coronavirus crisis Group CEO…

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  • ACHMEA: 2018 annual results

    Press Release - Zeist, 14 March 2019 Achmea result before tax increases to €566 million: Operational result improved to €391 million; gross earned premiums increased by 3% Strong result Pension & Life due to focus on lower expenses Non-Life achieves strong combined ratio of 95.5% Improved operational result Health, basic Health still loss-making Strong growth…

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