Global business opportunities

Could selling UK businesses to foreign owners be a solution to the productivity problem? 

The question of whether foreign buy-outs of UK technology successes stories should be welcomed as a way to take the business to the next level, or condemned as preventing the development of the next UK multi-national, is never far away. …

Working with Shanghai and accessing the Chinese market

China smog and transport

We will shortly be announcing the results and successful projects funded through our Industrial Challenge Programmes between the UK and Shanghai. Besides two national competitions we have previously run with China’s central government, and one upcoming on anti-microbial resistance, we …

Business opportunities in the China's agri-tech sector

Hydroponics infrastructure for precision farming, China

The Internet of Pigs is a good mix of high-tech platform and Chinese humour, but its creators at Beijing-based company Nongxin claim it is the solution to the country’s food security challenges. Home to one of the world’s largest populations, …