The Estonian Embassy in London together with Leeds & Partners invite you to a trade mission in Leeds, taking place on 5th-6th of March 2015. The trade mission focuses on three sectors:
1) Fintec 2) Health and Innovation 3) Green Technology and Renewables.
The business seminar will take place on 5th March. It starts with a brief general introduction from both sides, followed by three parallel workshops, meetings with sector partners and later some site visits. As well as companies being present, local universities and other partners will also be engaged. On 6th March parallel visits in the region will take place: York Bio Renewables Development Centre in York or 3M Buckley Innovation Centre in Huddersfield. Please find a link to Leeds & Partners corporate website where you can download copies of Leeds sector propositions here.
In addition to the business event, the Estonian Ambassador to the UK, Mr Lauri Bambus, will give a lecture at the University of Leeds and a photo exhibition depicting Estonian nature will be opened. If interested, enterprises are welcome to join these side events.
Should you have any questions, proposals or wish to register your interest please contact us via email Eva-Liisa.Jaanus@mfa.ee
Thursday 5th March
8.00 – 8.45 Welcome and introduction to the Leeds City Region – Breakfast with the leaders of the Leeds City Region
9.00 – 10.00 Opening session on both economies
10.30 – 12.00 Fintech, Health and Innovation and Green Technology Seminars to focus on trade and investment and the building of long term relationships
12.30 – 14.00 Sandwich lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Focus sessions and site visits; Health and Innovation, Fintech and Green Technology
17.00 – 21.00 Evening Reception, Photo Exhibition
Friday 6th March
10.00 – 12.00 Visit to York BioVale (York Bio Renewables Development Centre)http://www.biorenewables.org/; 3M Buckley Innovation Centre at Huddersfield (Huddersfield) http://www.3mbic.com/
12.30 – 14.00 Roundtable Lunch at the University of York http://www.york.ac.uk/
End of programme
Our partner organisation is Leeds & Partners – http://investleedscityregion.com/invest-corporate/events/estonian-business-delegationPlease find attached a link to their corporate website where you can download copies of sector propositions –http://investleedscityregion.com/corporate/marketing-collateralIn addition to the business event, Estonian Ambassador to UK Mr Lauri Bambus will give a lecture in the University of Leeds and a photo exhibition depicting Estonian nature will be opened.If interested, enterprises are welcome to join these side events.Please feel free to circulate this information.Kind regards,Eva-Liisa JaanusEconomic and Commercial AffairsEstonian Embassy in London16 Hyde Park Gate, London SW7 5DG, United KingdomEva-Liisa.Jaanus@mfa.ee +44 (0)20 7589 3428 +44(0)20 7838 5383www.estonia.gov.uk facebook.com/estemb.london twitter-Estembassyuk