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Opportunities for UK Technology Companies in Emerging Europe
July 1, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) is a growing market for UK business, with goods and services exports worth over £16 billion in 2014. The region enjoys many technology and R&D hubs and hotspots, some supported by EU funding streams, and a range of historically competitive industries. Foreign investment in areas like automotive and electrical engineering is opening up new supply chain opportunities, while the challenge of upgrading infrastructure and modernising utilities and industry to meet exacting EU standards, presents major collaborative and commercial opportunities for UK business, science and academia.
This webinar, delivered jointly with international law firm CMS and EY a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, will present key commercial, R&D and technology-driven opportunities in the CEE; identify routes into market for UK business, science and academia; take an in-depth look at the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation programme (over Euro 80 billion in funding over 2014-20); and set out exciting follow-up possibilities for the best of UK science, technology and innovation in a fast moving and growing marketplace.