Rome 22 May – how innovative real estate projects can requalify an urban area & stimulate the local economy

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We are very pleased to announce that the next NRBC evening will take place on May 22th. 

The topic of the evening will be how innovative real estate projects can requalify an urban area and stimulate the local economy.

We are honored to have the following important speakers among us:

– Felix Hillen, Managing Director of The Student Hotel (TSH)  and Frank Uffen, Director of Partnerships of TSH. TSH is currently the most active Dutch real estate developer in Italy. Messrs. Hillen and Uffen will illustrate us shortly the TSH concept.

– Carlo De Vito, President of FS Sistemi Urbani (the real estate branch of the Italian railways).

Alessandro Belli, Head of Tourism Real Estate of CDP Investimenti SGR S.p.A.

– Paolo Desideri, partner of the architectural firm ABDR.

Please note that this NRBC evening is a closed event which is only accessible for members and that available places are limited.
If you would like to participate, for more details please send an RSVP to:
We look forward to seeing you next week in Rome!


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NRBC Evening Rome with The Student Hotel

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We are very pleased to announce that the next NRBC evening will take place on May 22th.

This evening, the top management of The Student Hotel, currently the most active Dutch developer in Italy, will illustrate us shortly how concepts like TSH,  can stimulate the economy in a city district. We also plan to invite Italians to speak about urban development projects in Italy. More information will follow.

Please note that this NRBC evening is a closed event which is only accessible for members.


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Pecha Kucha NRBC Networking evening in Florence on May 24th!

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With reference to the “Save the Date” we sent out earlier, we are happy to confirm the details of the next networking evening that will be held in Florence on Tuesday May 24th!

Theme: What is the goal of the NRBC and who are its members?

The idea is that every present member will give a short introduction of him/herself and his/her work in the English language. MAX time per person is 3 minutes, similar to the Japanese method called Pecha Kucha!

Following the Pecha Kucha introductions, Angela Mannaerts (President) and Godelieve Cooymans (Vice President) will explain the objectives and the future of the NRBC.

The evening continues with a typical Italian Apericena

Time: 19.00 hours

Ristorante – Gin bar ‘I CINQUE SENSI’
Via Pier Capponi 3/Ar
50132 Firenze – Italia
Tel +39 055 5000315
Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa
Navigator GPS: 
Lat. 43,779087 – Lng. 11,267903

We will have two rooms at our disposal, including a covered terrace, where, in case of good weather, we can enjoy our Apericena!

Fees per person: € 25.00 all in for members and € 35.00 all in for guests.
If still due, you may consider to take the opportunity to provide for the settlement of your annual fee at the entrance (€ 35,- per person for 2016).


We look forward to seeing you in Florence! 

RSVP before or on Friday, May 20th, sending an e-mail to:

The location disposes of a garage parking for up to 4-5 cars.

Public Transport:

The buses that pass close to the location are buses 11 and 17, leaving from the Central Station. Get off at the Piazza Savonarola stop and then just take a 5 minutes’ walk (cross the square diagonally and then continue until halfway the Via Pier Capponi).
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Workshop “Tuscany that innovates: companies, research and skills”

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We would like to bring an interesting workshop organized by the Region of Tuscany to your attention.
On May 10th, you will have the occasion to exchange ideas on opportunities that the Region of Tuscany has made available in the field of Research, Development & Innovation and on the modalities of interaction between the worlds of education and work.

The workshop will be in the Italian language.

For more information on the event and registration, please see the information below.

La Toscana che innova 10 maggio 2016 programma

The Region of Tuscany is organizing the workshop “Tuscany that innovates: companies, research and expertise” in Florence on May 10th. Starting from the positive experience of the tenders ‘Research, Development & Innovation’, the meeting will be an opportunity to discuss with companies, groups and the world of research and training on the opportunities that have been made available by the Tuscany Region and on the new modality of interaction and collaboration between the world of education and that of the workplace. The workshop includes presentations by the President, Mr. Enrico Rossi, the Vice President, Mrs. Monica Barni, the Alderman for Production Activities, Mr.Stefano Ciuoffo and the Alderman for Education Mrs. Cristina Grieco, and furthermore the presentation of best practices and success stories by entrepreneurs and researchers from Tuscany.
The event takes place on May 10th at 14:30 pm in the Auditorium of Sant’Apollonia, in Via S. Gallo 25 / A (near Piazza San Marco). Please click here for the program of the initiative (www.regione.

For partecipation: it is necessary to register online before or on May 8th >>> complete and send the registration form

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