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GREAT campaign in advanced engineering: A curtain raiser

Interactive session with UKTI sector specialist in Kolkata

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Chris Beck

Organised by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) & supported by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the event attracted a focused gathering of manufacturing companies from the Eastern region. The key objective for the UKTI team in Kolkata was to engage more closely with the companies which were looking to the UK to grow their business.

The well-attended event served as a curtain raiser for the Advanced Engineering GREAT road shows (in four cities) which would take place in India later this year.

Dr Chris Beck, the UKTI sector specialist for Advanced Engineering, shared his insights on the technology drivers that make UK an attractive FDI destination for locating a company’s R&D, manufacturing and sales functions.

UKTI is part of the British High Commission network in India and its major role is to promote trade and investment between India and UK. The inward investment team in UKTI helps overseas investors to set up and grow their business in the UK. Photos

Published 19 July 2013