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Not Difficult, Just Different – Doncaster Export Event

The event is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Humber, the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, Business Doncaster and Doncaster Chamber of Commerce and aims to help grow the Doncaster economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential. Continue reading

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Focus on Canada

2016 will see the first ever trade mission headed up by the Master Cutler, organised by the International Trade Forum. This event will inform on the opportunities that exist for UK companies in Canada. Hosted by the Master Cutler, Craig … Continue reading

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Export Control: Licencing Performance Dashboard

Under the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Export Control Organisation (ECO) promotes global security through strategic export controls, facilitating responsible exports. They aim to help exporters sell their goods responsibly within the law.

The ECO provide a regularly updated web page to give you a snapshot of current performance against targets, and also how they are doing on a country-by-country basis. The page also provides guidance on export licence applications and various links to additional services to support export development. It’s a useful tool for potential and existing exporters. Continue reading

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Sport Tech Match 2015

The Chambers of Commerce, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Enterprise Europe Network Netherlands and co-organizers invite you to the SportTechMatch 2015, an international matchmaking event that will be organised on 3 July 2015 in the wake of the start of the Tour de France (‘Grand Départ’) in Utrecht, the Netherlands (4-5 July 2015).
The Tour de France is the biggest annual sports event in the world and it combines tradition with the latest innovations in several areas.
The SportTechMatch will comprise the TOURlab and SportTechMatch business meetings. The intention will be to establish international partnerships between companies, especially small and mediumsized enterprises, and between companies, researchers and technologists. Continue reading

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Focus on Gulf States

Saudi Arabia and the UAE

What opportunities exist for UK companies?

The event will provide focus on developing business in Saudi Arabia and the UAE covering the following areas:-

◾Overview of the region
◾Approach to Market Entry: One region or individual countries
◾Key Sectors & Opportunities
◾Finding New Partners
◾Support Available
◾Practicalities in Doing Business
◾High Value Opportunities
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EU Retail Volume on the Up!

Figures released on the 4 February 2015 by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union show that Retail volume in December 2014 are up by 0.3% in comparison to November 2014. No surprise there I hear you say, after all Christmas was just around the corner. Continue reading

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Game on at Sheffield Hallam University’s new cutting edge lab

The centre has 34 PlayStation4 development kits for students on final year undergraduate and postgraduate courses, developing the next generation of videogame talent. Continue reading

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How next generation Silicon Valley will boost South Yorkshire

The advanced manufacturing innovation district will grow from the existing University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, and the wider Advanced Manufacturing Park at Waverley. Continue reading

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Developing Britain’s Mittelstand

The German British Forum with Stirling Media presents the next GBF conference, a forum to meet peers, discuss ideas about training, funding and exports for mid-sized companies, and for UK companies to find routes to market in Germany. Continue reading

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Discover the Entrepreneur Within

This free event provides a drinks reception and the opportunity to meet some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs, speak to innovation experts and hear about the wealth of resources available at your fingertips in the Business & IP Centre Sheffield.
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