The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is pleased to offer the opportunity for West Yorkshire companies to meet one-to-one with one of their market specialists based in India, Merlin Picardo (Rory), Head – Technology and Smart Cities India on Thursday 21 September.

India presents a wealth of opportunities for UK companies offering tech solutions. In particular, there are significant opportunities in the following tech sectors:

  • EdTech
  • Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Industry 4.0
  • Manufacturing Tech
  • Logistics Tech
  • Smart Cities
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Services using the 5G Network

Whether new to the market or looking to build upon existing work in the region, Rory will be available to meet with companies who are looking to develop and grow their work in India – providing guidance on the strategy for supplying to India, routes to market, in country support and more.

One-to-one meeting sessions will be hosted in person at the Platform Tech Hub in Leeds, LS1 4JB (conveniently located above the train station) from 9am-5pm.

To request a meeting email or call 07764376949 and she will book you in for a 30 minute or 1 hour session.

This may also be particularly interesting for companies who want to take part in DBT’s forthcoming trade mission to Mumbai and Bengaluru (Bangalore) Tech Summit which is taking place this November. This trade mission focus on developing opportunities for companies with tech solutions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Data Analytics, Robotic Process Automation, and 4G/5G mobile solutions. More details about this can be seen here: