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AI for Smart Manufacturing in Japan Pitch Session

APAC, Japan - this event was recorded on 10 September 2020 during London Tech Week

Watch this webinar on-demand to see a showcase of the latest UK AI technology.

Five high-potential UK AI companies will introduce their smart manufacturing specialities which will fit the needs of the Japanese market.

AI technologies include an AI platform for mobile/IoT devices; Robotic Process Automation (RPA); data analytics platform for industrial IoT; AI-driven SLAM for robots; and an autonomy-as-a-service platform for drones.

AI for Smart Manufacturing in Korea and Taiwan Pitch Session

APAC, Korea and Taiwan - this event was recorded on 10 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

Watch this webinar on-demand to see a showcase of the latest UK AI technology.

Five high-potential UK AI companies will introduce their smart manufacturing specialities which will fit the needs of the Taiwanese and Korean market.

AI technologies include an AI platform for mobile/IoT devices; Robotic Process Automation (RPA); data analytics platform for industrial IoT; AI-driven SLAM for robots; and an autonomy-as-a-service platform for drones.

ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Financing Net Zero: the Role of the Financial Sector in Climate Action

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

It is increasingly recognised that getting to net zero emissions is as an important goal by financial institutions – and a driver of growth, innovation and job creation.

This session explores the role of the financial sector in reaching net-zero emissions, and the business case and financial opportunity in aligning portfolios to net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Lewis (Managing Partner, Arisaig Partners) 
  • Elson Goh (Head of Investment – Singapore, St. James’s Place)
  • Rino Donosepoetro (Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia, Standard Chartered)
  • Lois Guthrie (Director of Redefining Value and Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Lead, WBCSD) 
  • Alex Michie (Head of Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, COP26 Private Finance Team
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - High-Level Roundtable on Business Action to Deliver Net Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Roundtable will discuss the importance of public and private partnership on climate action and delivering net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Nigel Topping (UK Climate Champion)
  • Satvinder Singh - Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
  • Cherine Fok (Director - Sustainability Services, KPMG) 
  • Esther An (Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited)
  • Juliette White (VP, Global SHE and Operations Sustainability, AstraZeneca)
  • Moderated by Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe (Chair of the UK-ASEAN Business Council)
     
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Net Zero Fashion: Decarbonising the Garments and Textiles Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined.

This session explores what does setting net-zero targets mean for the garments, textiles and fashion sector in practice. 

Speakers:

  • Pete Ford (Environment Programme Specialist – Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, H&M) 
  • Bradley Abbott (Project Lead - Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia, GGGI)
  • Cherie Tan (VP Sustainability, Asia Pacific Rayon)
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Opening Remarks & The Pivotal Role of Businesses in a Net-Zero Future

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks from Nigel Topping (COP26 High Level Champion on Climate Action) and Dato Dr Amin Liew (Minister of Finance and Economy II).

In this session learn about the business case for a net-zero transition, and the opportunities in corporate net-zero commitments across sectors.

Why 1.5°C? The importance of companies setting ambitious science-based emissions reduction targets. Presentation by Olwen Smith, Business Ambition 1.5°C Regional Engagement Lead, CDP.

The business case for ASEAN – what is the value of setting net-zero corporate targets, and how can companies achieve their net-zero aspirations? Presentation by Chris Stephens (Asia Director, Carbon Trust).

The path for SMEs – becoming climate-resilient and climate-ambitious. Presentation by Johan Falk (Co-Founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative) 

ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Powering a Net Zero Future: Implementing Net Zero Strategies in the Energy Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Energy transformation will progress as renewables outcompete alternatives, policy frameworks further strengthen, more companies demand renewable energy.

This session explores the actions needed within the energy sector to accelerate progress on net zero emission, business strategies.

Speakers:

  • Mohamad Irwan Aman (Head of Sustainability, Sarawak Energy Berhad) 
  • Mark Shorrock (CEO, Shire Oak Energy) 
  • Sam Kimmins (Head of RE100, The Climate Group)  
  • Victoria Burrows (Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council)
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - The Road to Zero: Decarbonising Transport

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Today, the transport sector represents 23% of all energy-related global emissions and it is one of the fastest growing sectors.

This session explores driving forward the transition of their fleets in ASEAN to 100% zero emissions and how decarbonising transport keep businesses in ASEAN competitive and more resilient. 

Speakers:

  • Veronika Hofmann (EV100 Global Corporate Engagement Manager) 
  • Angela Hultberg (Road Transport Lead, COP26 Climate Action Champions)
  • Gareth Kerr (Founder and Chief, evRiderz) 
  • Seth Townsley (Energy Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric)
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Transforming Agriculture and Land Use to Win the Race to Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

There has been massive investment in ecosystems of innovation to promote ‘climate-smart’ ways of producing, distributing and consuming food.

This session explores opportunities around scaling regenerative agriculture, what setting net-zero targets for agriculture means in practice, and catalysing investment in climate resilient food systems, and new approaches to scale up the impact of new investment.

Speakers:

  • Christopher Stewart (Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Olam International) 
  • Noppadol Dej-Udom (Chief Sustainability Officer, Charoen Pokphand Group) 
  • Dhanush Dinesh (Head of Partnerships and Outreach - CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security and Co-Chair of 'Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Climate and Nature') 
  • Imelda (Dada) Bacudo (Advisor, ASEAN Climate Resilience Network) 
  • Alexander Giles (Chief Commercial Officer, Liberty Produce)
ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues – Day 2 Opening Remarks, the Race to Resilience and Event Closing

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks by Richard Graham MP, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the ASEAN Economic Community, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Welcoming remarks by Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of ASEAN.

In this session learn how can we build resilience to climate change in SE Asia that will allow the region to thrive in the face of climate shocks through the Race to Resilience.  

Welcome and overview - Peter Hall (Vice President, Global Director for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Wood PLC & Private Sector Lead, Race to Resilience) 
 
Panelists: 

  • Emma Flaherty (Implementation Lead, Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP))
  • Augusto Hidalgo (Head of Climate and Resilience Hub, Southeast Asia, Willis Towers Watson)
  • Dr. LU Yinghong (Chief Research Engineer, Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd)

Closing remarks from Sam Myers (Her Majesty's Trade Commission for Asia Pacific), YB Yanty Rahman (Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council), Ken O’Flaherty (COP26 Regional Ambassador to Asia Pacific and South Asia) and Jens Radschinski (Head of UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre for Asia Pacific).
 

Barriers to Capital Flow for Black Female Entrepreneurs
Collision 2020 follow up survey
Consumer & Retail Opportunities

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced a series of measures to support businesses in the consumer and retail industry to export overseas as part of its efforts to help the sector recover from COVID-19. This support will focus on market education, enhanced digital tools and access to growing cross-border ecommerce opportunities, as well as increased marketing of the UK’s strengths at international events, and boosting investment opportunities for retail tech. 

 

Department for International Trade: The Business of Resilience Conference 2021
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Discover new APAC business opportunities in urban development, agriculture and natural resources

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 15 September 2020

Watch this recorded webinar video back on-demand.

Learn how your British business can find new export growth in urban development and natural resources in Asia-Pacific.

Hear directly from specialists in the urban and agriculture sectors.

Discover new infrastructure business growth opportunities in APAC

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 9 September 2020

Watch this recorded webinar video back on-demand.

Learn how your British infrastructure (transport, energy) business can find new business growth opportunities in Asia-Pacific.

Hear an information session on procurement basics from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

DIT Latin America & the Caribbean events and webinars
East Midlands Parliamentary Export Programme
Register your interest in attending an East Midland's MP-led export event for your business, part of the Parliamentary Export Programme.
Facing a different kind of global challenge: how to innovate and grow during COVID-19

APAC, Singapore - this event was recorded on 24 August 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the positive impact that innovation can have on business growth.

Hear personal success stories, opinions and advice to grow in the current economic climate.

From medical cures to the everyday tools that make our lives easier, watch this session to gain insights on how IP and innovation have key roles in building an exciting future for your business.

New export opportunities in health, education, and private sector partnerships

APAC, UK - This event was recorded on 24 September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand to discover new APAC export business opportunities in social development and private sector partnerships through the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Sector specialists share their advice on expanding your British business into Asia-Pacific.

Renewable Energy Sector: Discover 6 Markets for Growth Opportunity in ASEAN

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Recording password: bN2r5BBp 

This video covers an overview of all six markets. For videos on each specific market, please see elsewhere on this list.

Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Malaysia

APAC, ASEAN, Malaysia - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Malaysia.

Recording password: UiYngPc8

Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, UK Export Finance, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

This video covers the Malaysian market opportunities in isolation.

Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Myanmar

APAC, ASEAN, Myanmar - this event was recorded in December 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Myanmar.

Recording password: hHimkKv2

This video covers the Myanmar market opportunities in isolation.

Guest speakers included:

  • Warren Pain - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Neil Carmichael - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance
  • Moderated by Peter Crowhurst - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar
Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Thailand

APAC, ASEAN, Thailand - this event was recorded in January 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Thailand.

Recording password: 6tBFZdQj

This video covers the Thailand market opportunities in isolation.

 Guest speakers include:

  • Mark Smithson - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Malchutar Kingnet - Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance
Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in the Philippines

APAC, ASEAN, Philippines - this event was recorded in November 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in the Philippines.

Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, the Philippines Department of Energy, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

Recording password: MqW3TV7p

This video covers the Philippines market opportunities in isolation.

Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Vietnam

APAC, ASEAN, Vietnam - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Vietnam.

Recording password: HhcJBTS3

This video covers the Vietnam market opportunities in isolation.

  • Current power development plan targets 21% of renewables in the capacity mix by 2030 – up from 15% in 2019

  • Top 3 most attractive sectors in short term is Solar, Onshore, and Offshore wind

  • Government is also looking at wind and biomass

Resilience strategies for tech entrepreneurs expanding overseas

APAC - this event was recorded on 7 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

In a COVID-19 world, resilience in businesses and tech entrepreneurs is more important than ever.

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about how building resilience is critical when establishing a business overseas.

This session discusses resilience strategies and the importance of resilience during COVID-19.

Speakers:

  • Aaron Birkby, Co-Founder, Peak Persona
  • Guy Lambert, GM EMEA & North America, Mentorloop
  • Lockie Cooke, Founder and CEO, Iyarn
  • Jacqueline Lauren, Co-Founder and CEO, Lenslife
South West England Parliamentary Export Programme
SportsTech Opportunities in the UK Webinar

Australia, APAC - this event was recorded on 8 December 2020

Watch this webinar hosted by DIT Australia to find out about the SportsTech opportunities available in the UK, featuring Sector Specialist Nigel Jones from the Northern Powerhouse, and City Football Group.

Strategies for COVID-recovery in APAC's education sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded on 27 September 2020 

Watch this webinar on-demand and discover how Asia-Pacific's education institutions can manage the COVID-19 response.

SUMS Consulting (of the University of Reading) share their playbook for academic organisations to maintain financial health.

Managing social value and the importance universities play in the lives and social mobility of students will also be covered.

UK-AUS Free Trade Agreement In Principle: Briefing with Chief Negotiators

Australia, APAC - this event was recorded on 24 June 2021.

Join us for a briefing on the Agreement in Principle provided by Vivien Life, Chief Negotiator for the UK and Elisabeth Bowes, Chief Negotiator for Australia. The briefing will cover the content of the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement in Principle and provide details on the next steps to finalise the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

UK-Australia Smart Cities Webinar Series

Australia, APAC - this webinar series was produced in March 2021.

The UK Department for International Trade in partnership with the Australian British Chamber of Commerce hosted a three part webinar series on highlighting the Australian smart cities opportunities for UK companies and showcasing UK expertise and capabilities in smart cities.

UK-Australia Space Bridge – Australia State and Territory Roadshow Webinar Series

Australia, APAC

As part of the UK-Australia Space Bridge, Austrade, with support from the States and Territories and its partners at the Australian Space Agency, UK Space Agency (UKSA) and UK Department for International Trade (DIT), will be running a Space Bridge State & Territory Roadshow from May 19th until June 30.

UK-Australia Space Bridge – UK Region Roadshow Webinar Series

Australia, APAC

As part of the UK-Australia Space Bridge, UKSA and DIT will be running six briefing webinars, each week profiling one of the UK’s Devolved Administrations and English regions from Tuesday 15th June until Tuesday 20th July.

Unlocking tech company growth opportunities: Singapore

APAC - this event was recorded on 8 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear advice and strategies from leading tech figures in Singapore.

Learn about the Singapore tech sector and the regional economy. 

Discover how to expand and scale your tech company in a post Covid-19 world.

Speakers include:

  • Natalie Black, CBE - Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner, APAC for Department of International Trade
  • Liz Scott - Head of Entrepreneur Engagement, Tech Nation
  • Henry Goodwin - Partner, PwC Legal International Pte Ltd
  • Grace Chng - Tech Writer & Author
  • Tanya Suarez - Founder & CEO, IoT Tribe
  • YC Choy - Regional Vice President, Economic Development Board of Singapore
  • Chris Yeo - Managing Director, Head of Grab Ventures
  • Nick Wilde - Managing Director APAC, Thought Machine
  • Tim Pullan - Founder & CEO, ThoughtRiver
  • Olly Finding - Vice President of Commercial APAC at Babylon Health
  • Veronika Kopacikova - The Unic0rn, Founder

This event was created by Tech Nation, who fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies.

West Midlands Parliamentary Export Programme
Parliamentary Export Programme in the West Midlands. Virtual events with local MPs.
What is the future of FinTech in Southeast Asia?

ASEAN (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) - Recorded on 8 July 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn how your FinTech business could find growth in Asia Pacific.

Guest speakers include Lord Mayor of the City of London,The Rt Hon. William Russell.

Accessing Opportunities in Growing Markets

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a COVID-19 Webinar series to help UK SMEs get help

An Audience With Webinar Series

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a COVID-19 Webinar series to help UK SMEs get help

Distribuidores e Parceiros - Setor brasileiro de mineração

 

The Department for International Trade, in partnership with Vale, is hosting a Virtual Meet the Buyer to introduce UK businesses to their projects in Brazil.  

 


If you are an UK company* and is interested in the Brazilian Mining sector, this is the right opportunity for you to showcase your expertise. Vale is especially interested in partners for their Pelletizing Process Stage (induration furnace): 

  • New Burners (Biochar/Biofuels);
  • Electric burners;
  • Electric induration solutions;
  • Limestone replacement;
  • Energy Efficiency;
  • Carbon Capture and Utilization;
  • Pre-Drying of green pellets;
  • Breakthrough technologies (Moonshots).

 

Challenges description: 

  1. New Burners (Biochar/Biofuels)Burners with a capacity of at least 3MW.
     
  2. Electric burnersBurners with a capacity of at least 3MW.
     
  3. Electric induration solutions: Any solution to indurate pellets. Example: microwave heating.
     
  4. Limestone replacement: Any solution to reduce the amount of limestone in the pellet to correct pellet B2 basicity or B4.
     
  5. Energy Efficiency: OCS optimization and AI control.
     
  6. Carbon Capture and Utilization: Capture of CO2 of off-gases with less than 2% CO2 and flow rate of over 1 million Nm³/h.​​​​​​​
     
  7. Pre-Drying of green pellets: Drying of up to 700 - 1000 ton pellets per hour with 7-10% moisture to 0-2% moisture before the furnace.​​​​​​​
    ​​​​​​​
  8. Breakthrough technologies (Moonshots): Novel technologies, early to late stage TRL level, with high potential of CO2 reduction.

 

 

*Exclusive to UK companies. 

 

 

 

 

 

Brazil Medtech Awards: Personalised Medicine for Primary Care
Sustainable Fast Track UK

Do you have a great sustainable product geared towards the African market and want to take it to the next level?

Join the largest European Sustainability Programme: Sustainable Fast-Track UK!

Benefit from this multifaceted programme through exclusive andinvaluable support from the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) to fast-track your entrance to the African markets. Brand yourself at the Sustainability Europe Awards: London,celebrating companies from 25 countries with outstanding contributions to a sustainable future.

Let your solution make a real difference! Click through to learn more and apply.

DIT Internationalisation Fund

Express your interest in accessing DIT’s Internationalisation Fund for eligible East Midlands businesses.

Northern Powerhouse Health and Life Sciences 2020/21
We are hosting some exciting events to help you prepare your business for regulatory changes, access internal markets and grow through international sales. Join our unmissable Regulatory Symposium featuring 10 key industry speakers over two days. Book your free place now.
Northern Powerhouse Financial and Professional Services 2020/21
To help you grow your business through exports, the Department for International Trade is delivering an exciting Financial and Professional Services events programme for businesses in the Northern Powerhouse, in partnership with key organisations.
Export Academy
The Export Academy from the Department for International Trade will help you grow your business by showing you how to sell to new customers around the world. Click through to learn more and register.
Expertise Britânica em Educação
Africa Investment Conference
The Africa Investment Conference will provide a platform for UK companies to hear about doing business in Africa from existing investors, to connect with African companies and institutions and to showcase the positive impact of UK investment across the continent.
Northern Powerhouse Agri-Tech 2021
To help you grow your business through exports, the Department for International Trade is delivering an exciting Agri-Tech events programme for businesses in the Northern Powerhouse, in partnership with overseas teams.
Virtual Northern Powerhouse FinTech Mission Programme
Join this Virtual FinTech Mission Programme to explore opportunities in Australia, Canada and the US. With a full programme of events by expert speakers, key figures in the local FinTech ecosystems and market specialists, this programme will help FinTech and related businesses to access international opportunities. The programme includes market briefings, regulatory guidance and Meet-the-Client events, offering a great opportunity for businesses in the FinTech sector.
Northern Powerhouse Education (including EdTech) 2021
The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse to join a virtual EdTech programme. The activity is ideal for businesses working in the Education Technology sector who are wanting to explore opportunities overseas.
Sports Economy Digital Directory 2021
The DIT Sports Economy sector team has created a sector wide Digital Directory, this hosts basic information about UK companies.
Middle East Innovation Campaign 2021
The Export Shed

Part workshop, part discussion forum, you will always find experts in international business in The Export Shed.

From market specialists, market researchers, export managers and digital experts to guest participants, our speakers will bring their insights and experiences on the current international trade-related topics of the day.

It's the ideal place for peers to discuss and share experiences, ideas and knowledge.

The Export Shed is delivered by the DIT Southwest team.

Be More Digital - Boost your Export
UK at Cannes Lions 2021
DIT at Cannes Lions
Export Insight Programme European Food & Drink /FMCG
Export Insight Programme to help West Midlands Food and Drink and FMCG SMEs enter or grow their European exports - especially in Benelux, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and/or Scandinavia.
Expo 2020 Newsletter
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Clean Growth LATAC
Virtual Meet the Buyer - Vale

 

The Department for International Trade, in partnership with Vale, is hosting a Virtual Meet the Buyer to introduce UK businesses to their projects in Brazil.  

 


If you are an UK company* and is interested in the Brazilian Mining sector, this is the right opportunity for you to showcase your expertise. Vale is especially interested in partners for their Pelletizing Process Stage (induration furnace): 

  • New Burners (Biochar/Biofuels);
  • Electric burners;
  • Electric induration solutions;
  • Limestone replacement;
  • Energy Efficiency;
  • Carbon Capture and Utilization;
  • Pre-Drying of green pellets;
  • Breakthrough technologies (Moonshots).

 

Challenges description: 

  1. New Burners (Biochar/Biofuels)Burners with a capacity of at least 3MW.
     
  2. Electric burnersBurners with a capacity of at least 3MW.
     
  3. Electric induration solutions: Any solution to indurate pellets. Example: microwave heating.
     
  4. Limestone replacement: Any solution to reduce the amount of limestone in the pellet to correct pellet B2 basicity or B4.
     
  5. Energy Efficiency: OCS optimization and AI control.
     
  6. Carbon Capture and Utilization: Capture of CO2 of off-gases with less than 2% CO2 and flow rate of over 1 million Nm³/h.​​​​​​​
     
  7. Pre-Drying of green pellets: Drying of up to 700 - 1000 ton pellets per hour with 7-10% moisture to 0-2% moisture before the furnace.​​​​​​​
    ​​​​​​​
  8. Breakthrough technologies (Moonshots): Novel technologies, early to late stage TRL level, with high potential of CO2 reduction.

 

 

*Exclusive to UK companies. 

 

 

 

 

 

UK online qualifications virtual showcase in Asia Pacific

Register for this free UK education showcase and learn how online qualifications can be adopted now, and for the future, across Asia Pacific.

Find out how to provide world-renowned, high quality alternatives for APAC regional students, at all levels, to obtain overseas qualifications in-country. 

This will also be an opportunity to put questions to UK providers with a wealth of successful internal experience.

Going Clean - Getting into the Malaysian Solar Photovoltaic Supply Chain

In this 'Going Clean' event from DIT Southwest, Clean Energy Sector Specialist Dr Richard Hall will be joined by photovoltaic (PV) supply chain expert Dr PuiWah Wong, to discuss the structure of the Malaysian solar PV supply chain.

Going Clean aims to bring some clarity to how the clean energy sector is governed, looking at the structure of the markets, the intricacies of the supply chains, the geopolitics of trade, and the expert networks that drive deployment.

Malaysia is the third largest producer of PV products, growing from a niche industry to a $10 billion, highgrowth, export industry in less than 10 years.

Spotlight on Queensland

[Australia, APAC]

A virtual event with 1 session each week over 4 weeks where we highlight the major opportunities in Queensland across a number of sectors and also provide insight and guidance on establishing a presence here.

We will also provide an opportunity to connect UK companies to representatives from the organisations involved with each session.

2021 World of Drones and Robotics Congress - UK Virtual Pavilion

[Australia, New Zealand, APAC]

Applications to join the 2021 World of Drones and Robotics Congress UK Virtual Pavilion close on Friday 23 July 2021. Applications are open to UK companies only.

Going Clean - Getting into the Australian Photovoltaic Market

In this 'Going Clean' event from DIT Southwest, Clean Energy Sector Specialist Dr Richard Hall will be joined by solar champion Renate Egan, to discuss the structure of the Australian solar PV market.

Going Clean aims to bring some clarity to how the clean energy sector is governed, looking at the structure of the markets, the intricacies of the supply chains, the geopolitics of trade, and the expert networks that drive deployment.

Australia leads the world in solar deployment per person (600W/person) and there are currently over 2.3 million rooftop solar installations. Given Australia’s phenomenal solar resource, can UK companies find a place in this dynamic and growing market?

Decarbonising Cities
The Internationalisation Fund: Support for overseas growth

Discover how to access co-investment funding from the Department for International Trade for SMEs who want to grow into new overseas markets.

Healthcare & Life Sciences companies doing business in LATAC, Europe and Africa (Internal use only)

Discover the benefits the UK’s Most Prestigious Business Awards can bring to your business.

Northern Powerhouse Food & Drink Mission Programme: India
Marine Cyber Security Demonstration
Join our exclusive event for Southwest businesses to discuss and watch two demonstrations of Marine Cyber Security, and hear from key speakers in the Marine sector.
Pitching & Winning Business Online - Export Support Series (7 September 2021)
Get ready for a comprehensive masterclass with practical tools and advice from our industry expert to help your business deliver a virtual pitch that resonates with prospects and can win business.
Going Clean - What are the United Nations Framework Classification (UNFC) for Resources to Solar Energy?

In this Going Clean event from DIT Southwest, Clean Energy Sector Specialist Dr Richard Hall will be joined by Dr Long Seng To to find out what exactly are the Specifications for the application United Nations Framework Classification (UNFC) for Resources to Solar Energy.

The UNFC is well known tool within the oil and gas sector for the sustainable management of energy and mmineral resources, but can it really be applied to clean energy resources such as solar? Join us to find out how the UNFC can lead to greater investment in and development of solar energy.

The Emerging Fintech Scene in Chile Opportunities for UK Fintech Companies

DIT Southwest and the British Chamber in Chile are jointly hosting a Fintech focussed introductory round table webinar on the 7th September. There will also be presentations from the British Chamber and Fintech industry guest speakers on doing business in Chile, a regional economic overview, sector specific presentations on the Chilean Fintech landscape and finally a Q&A session.

 

Boost Your Online Reach with Website Optimisation - Export Support Series
Are you ready to reach new customers, tap into new international markets and boost your online sales globally? Why should you join this virtual event? Consumer's buying behaviours and adoption of technology have rapidly shifted markets and industries across the globe during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Having a high-performance website and strategically engaging your customers online both nationally and internationally is proving more crucial than ever before. This free virtual event will provide you with insights and tools to build an effective online strategy to reach more customers and increase conversions rates. Industry experts will teach you how to adapt to evolving buying habits with tactics, platforms and tools you can use to optimise your website and improve your digital customer experience to drive sales.
UK-Australia Fintech Bridge Masterclass Series

[Australia, United Kingdom, APAC]

Join this interactive virtual masterclass series from the 8th - 16th September covering the UK and Australian financial services opportunities and learn practical tips for launching into market. You will hear from key expert speakers about the financial services landscape in the UK and Australia as well as key information, what you need to know, who you need to connect with and how to do business.

Sessions will be held over multiple days so make sure you register your interest to attend.

2021 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum

[Australia, APAC]

Applications to join the UK Government at the 2021 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum close on Tuesday 17 August 2021. Applications are open to UK companies only. 

Pricing Your Exports for Profit - Export Support Series (14 September 2021)
Virtual Workshop This virtual event is designed to help you price your product or service for international success. Join us for expert insight on how best to set and manage export prices across international markets and what you need to consider in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the UK's EU exit transition.
Winning and Delivering Business Internationally - Export Support Series (14 Sep)
This virtual event will take place on Tuesday 14 September 2021, 09:30 -16:30 This free interactive event will effectively help you profile, identify and manage overseas agents and distributors with expert guidance. You will work through real-life challenges faced by SMEs, with tips on how to avoid common pitfalls, and hear the steps required to optimise your approach.
Facilitating UK Transnational Education Partnerships in Central Asia - WEBINAR
A webinar and targeted matchmaking event for UK higher education institutes seeking TNE partnerships in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. This event will be of particular interest to institutions seriously considering operations in either or both of these two markets.
Northern Ireland Business & Innovation Showcase
The Northern Ireland Office, Department for International Trade, and Invest NI will host a Northern Ireland Business and Innovation Showcase. This will feature the very best of Northern Ireland’s innovative businesses, start-ups and universities.
Boost Your Online Reach with Website Optimisation - Export Support Series
Are you ready to reach new customers, tap into new international markets and boost your online sales globally? Why should you join this virtual event? Consumer's buying behaviours and adoption of technology have rapidly shifted markets and industries across the globe during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Having a high-performance website and strategically engaging your customers online both nationally and internationally is proving more crucial than ever before. This free virtual event will provide you with insights and tools to build an effective online strategy to reach more customers and increase conversions rates. Industry experts will teach you how to adapt to evolving buying habits with tactics, platforms and tools you can use to optimise your website and improve your digital customer experience to drive sales.
Northern Powerhouse Introduction to Ireland – Opportunities for New Exporters
Winning and Delivering Business Internationally - Export Support Series (15 Sept)
This virtual event will take place on Wednesday 15 September 2021, 09:00 -17:00 This free interactive event will effectively help you profile, identify and manage overseas agents and distributors with expert guidance. You will work through real-life challenges faced by SMEs, with tips on how to avoid common pitfalls, and hear the steps required to optimise your approach.
Researching and Selecting International Markets - Export Support Series (16 September 2021)
Virtual Workshop Get ready for this free interactive virtual event, designed to help you explore new global markets to drive global growth. You will hear expert insight on how to carry out international market research; an element that is crucial in driving your decision making and, ultimately, can be the make or break of a successful export strategy. Our international trade expert will show you how to effectively source and analyse market research data to identify and evaluate international opportunities.
London Tech Week ANZ Virtual Trade Mission 2021

[Australia, New Zealand, APAC]

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) in conjunction with state government partners, invite you to apply for the Australia and New Zealand virtual mission to London Tech Week 2021. The successful Aussie and Kiwi tech companies will be invited to join a pre-mission in person networking event in early September and participate in a series of virtual evening sessions on 20 - 29 September 2021. Applications close 6 August 2021.

ESG & Green FinTech Trade Mission
The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) in New York is now recruiting a diverse group of UK-headquartered FinTechs to join a Virtual ESG & Green Finance focused Trade Mission to the US during New York Climate Week. Selected companies will join a delegation of representatives from the UK’s Asset Management Industry, the City of London, the Investment Association, and the Green Finance Institute.
Researching and Selecting International Markets - Export Support Series (21 September 2021)
Virtual Workshop Get ready for this free interactive virtual event, designed to help you explore new global markets to drive global growth. You will hear expert insight on how to carry out international market research; an element that is crucial in driving your decision making and, ultimately, can be the make or break of a successful export strategy. Our international trade expert will show you how to effectively source and analyse market research data to identify and evaluate international opportunities.
The Internationalisation Fund: Co-Investment Funding for SMEs - 21 September
UNTERNEHMERISCHE KLIMASTRATEGIE: Workshopreihe zur Step by Step Erstellung Ihrer Nachhaltigkeitsstrategie
Nehmen Sie an unserer kostenlosen Workshopreihe teil und erfahren Sie mehr darüber, wie Ihr Unternehmen nachhaltiger wirtschaften kann und dabei fit für die Zukunft wird. Gemeinsam mit den Experten von denkstatt (ein auf den Bereich Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeit spezialisiertes Beratungsunternehmen) laden wir Sie und Ihr Unternehmen einan unserer kostenfreien, 3-teiligen Workshopreihe teilzunehmen.
Financial services following the UK's exit from the EU: Moving on from temporary permission — the next steps for European firms

As the Financial Conduct Authority's temporary permissions regime comes to an end, what are the options for European firms wanting to operate in the UK?

The regime, which allows relevant EEA firms and funds to continue operating in the UK following its departure from the EU, will soon come to an end. more than 1,400 EU firms were granted this temporary permission and are now being informed of "landing slots" to apply for full UK authorisation.

This webinar is for EU-based firms that have operated under a service passport in the past and are considering their options when it comes to doing business in the UK.

The Department for Internaitonal Trade has joined forces with Bovill, the Financial Conduct Authority, the City of London Corporation, Her Majesty's Treasury, and UK regional representatives. Together we will expore the new landscape, give practical guidance on navigating UK authorisation and regulation, and share where we see the opportunity for any financial services company looking to expand in the UK.

Managing International Agents & Distributors - Export Support Series
Need help sourcing and managing international partners for your UK business? Why should you join this virtual event? International agents and distributors can be a great way to build a profitable, sustainable and scalable global business. But with the added complexity of Coronavirus (COVID-19), finding, selecting and managing international partners presents a new series of challenges and potential high-risks for many SMEs. If you are feeling overwhelmed with sourcing, negotiating or monitoring international partners and need guidance on contracts, payments, operations or more, this virtual event is for you. This free interactive event will effectively help you profile, identify and manage overseas agents and distributors with expert guidance. You will work through real-life challenges faced by SMEs, with tips on how to avoid common pitfalls, and hear the steps required to optimise your approach.
The Internationalisation Fund: Co-Investment Funding for SMEs - 28 September
Managing International Agents & Distributors - Export Support Series
Need help sourcing and managing international partners for your UK business? Why should you join this virtual event? International agents and distributors can be a great way to build a profitable, sustainable and scalable global business. But with the added complexity of Coronavirus (COVID-19), finding, selecting and managing international partners presents a new series of challenges and potential high-risks for many SMEs. If you are feeling overwhelmed with sourcing, negotiating or monitoring international partners and need guidance on contracts, payments, operations or more, this virtual event is for you. This free interactive event will effectively help you profile, identify and manage overseas agents and distributors with expert guidance. You will work through real-life challenges faced by SMEs, with tips on how to avoid common pitfalls, and hear the steps required to optimise your approach.
Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Japan
Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Japan? International demand for UK goods and services is growing rapidly, offering a wealth of opportunities for SMEs looking to expand overseas. Japan is a major destination for foreign trade, offering a strong economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. Why should you join this webinar? This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Japan, the benefits of expanding to this lucrative market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Join us on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 to hear from our market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Japan with success.
How connecting emotionally enhances your brand on social media

Connecting emotionally to our audience and putting them at the centre of our brand, social media becomes a higly lucrative tool for small brands, even with just a few hundred followers.

In this DIT Southwest webinar, we'll dive deep into how to engage and connect emotionally with your target audience from both a B2B and D2C perspective, and see how this can translate over onto LinkedIn (for B2B) and Instagram (D2C).

Pricing Your Exports for Profit - Export Support Series (30 September 2021)
Virtual Workshop This virtual event is designed to help you price your product or service for international success. Join us for expert insight on how best to set and manage export prices across international markets and what you need to consider in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the UK's EU exit transition.
The Future of Fixed Income
Please join us to learn about the next generation of Fixed Income instruments that are helping to shape the world’s Net Zero economy by 2050.
Expo 2020
Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:
Expo 2020 Event Host - Business Club Members
Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:
Expo 2020 Event Host - Government
Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:
Expo 2020 Event Host - Sponsor
Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:
UK National Day - Expo 2020 Dubai
Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:
Re-energising Darlington Businesses for International Sucess
UK-Austria EdTech Event: Digital Solutions for the New Normal
The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) is pleased to be partnering with EdTech Austria and Advantage Austria to invite you to the "UK-Austria EdTech Event:„Digital Solutions for the New Normal“ on Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 9:30 GMT (10:30 CET. Following on from our first event, the UK-Austria EdTech Exchange that took place in March this year, we would like to explore how COVID-19 transformed education and how schools and teachers are adapting to the new normal. We will also shed some light on new trends in the EdTech industry and innovative products and services.
Medica 2021
Join the Department for International Trade on their stand at MEDICA which is the world’s largest event for the medical sector attracting several thousand exhibitors and visitors from over 50 countries representing medical technology, electromedical equipment, laboratory equipment and pharmaceuticals sectors.
Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to Medica 2021

Register your interest in joining our forthcoming Midlands Engine market visit to Medica 2021 - the largest medical trade fair in the world.

IAAPA Expo 2021
Join the Department for International Trade on their stand at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2021, the leading global conference and trade show for the attractions industry. The Expo consistently has 1,100 exhibitors, 21,000 buyers and 32,000 industry professionals from over 100 countries in attendance.
Agriculture, Food and Drink events for UK Businesses