Environment & Water Technologies Business Mission
11 – 15 July 2016, Singapore & Vietnam
The EU Business Avenues in South East Asia, which aims to promote European small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region, kick-started the five-year long programme with its first business mission on environment and water technologies areas in early July 2016.
Timed with the Singapore International Water Week and Clean Enviro Summit Singapore from 11 to 13 July 2016, the Environment & Water Technologies business mission brought 30 European companies which showcased innovative and high-end technology offerings, following which, the companies moved on to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 14 and 15 July.
The participating European companies covered a broad range of sub-sectors ranging from air pollution control, biogas, fresh water supply, waste management, waste water management and water solutions. Over 1000 business-to-business meetings with the local players were arranged for the participating European companies during the one-week business mission, with some companies obtaining quality leads for future partnerships..
In bringing some of the European Union’s (EU) best SMEs to Singapore and the broader South East Asia region, the EU Business Avenues in South East Asia programme represents the EU’s commitment to supporting growth opportunities overseas and encouraging internationalisation.