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22 Mar

TV’s Jason used a hoverboard to make spectacular entrance at Chamber annual dinner

Arriving centre stage spectacularly on a hoverboard, TV’s Gadget Show host and futurologist Jason Bradbury enthralled guests at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner last night with his take on what’s happening in the world of technology.

22 Mar

Public consultation event for the development of Becketwell to be held in Derby's Intu Centre

Members of the public, local residents and businesses will have the opportunity to view proposals for the development of the Becketwell area of the city at a public consultation event, which is taking place in Derby’s intu centre.

21 Mar

Energy Efficiency project wins regional award for second consecutive year!

An energy efficiency project run by a partnership between Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council has been announced as a winner at this year’s East Midlands Energy Efficiency awards.

Case Studies

UKTI in the East Midlands Case Study video

UKTI helps BCS Autobox research and establish a presence in Japan

BCS-Autobox provides machines for making cardboard boxes and cartons, with export sales now accounting for 80% of their turnover. Despite their success, the company had been unable to secure business in Japan. It was only when Managing Director Barry Tabor was contacted by Anton Rudgalvis, an International Trade Adviser working for UKTI, that their strategy began to take shape.

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Britain's Best Kept Secret - What UKTI Did For Us

Watch a host of UK companies talk about how they were able to grow their businesses through exporting their products or services overseas with the help and support of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

UK Export Finance: JCB video case study

Robert Winter, Director of Financial Solutions at JCB, describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) provided the insurance, and the confidence, JCB needed to build its business in a new and challenging market.

How Design Improved our Export Potential

Export Marketing Research Scheme helps PMA plan for China

PMA joined the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Passport to Export programme for new and inexperienced exporters, and learned about the Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS). The EMRS is a UKTI Scheme providing professional advice and funding to help businesses understand the dynamics of a potential overseas market before creating an appropriate strategy for launching in this market.

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