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14th October 2019 Shanghai, China

Stephen Brennan

by Stephen Brennan

Consul, Science and Innovation, Shanghai

The Bear and The Catapult

Meeting with TUS Holdings in Shanghai

OK, now I’ve got your attention I should point out that the headline refers to Sir Michael Bear, former Lord Mayor of London and senior advisor to the Connected Places Catapult. Sir Michael was joined by Connected Places Catapult chief executive Nicola Yates OBE, and 5 UK SMEs on a recent mission to China, which […]

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15th March 2013

Peter Beckingham

by Peter Beckingham

Former governor in Turks and Caicos Islands

Gas fields, gels and gin – mixing it with the PM’s visit

The Prime Minister’s visit to India in February set a number of firsts: the first by a British PM to Mumbai for 20 years, the first by a PM to Amritsar, and the first to India (or anywhere) to be joined by over 120 businesspeople. The size of the business group set us in Mumbai […]

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19th June 2012 Ottawa, Canada

Startup Canada – Another Startup Nation (#StartUpNations) Launches!

You may have recently heard about a grass roots startup movement, by entrepreneurs and for entrepreneurs, called Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada). Sister organisation to Startup Britain (@StartupBritain), Startup Canada is an effort that’s been gaining momentum for a little over a year (the first mention of them on this blog would have been in relation to […]

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15th December 2011 Bucharest, Romania

Raluca Bragarea

by Raluca Bragarea

Head of Communications, Bucharest

Shadowing Lord Green in Warsaw

I spent a couple of days with my colleagues at the British Embassy in Poland during the visit of Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, to discuss commercial opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe and also to launch the “Emerging Europe” brand. With Poland and Romania the 6th and the 7th largest countries in […]

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