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22 Nov

Our Future Derby

A new and exciting initiative which engages primary school children and introduces them to the changing world of work is being rolled-out across 37 primary schools in Derby. Find out how you can get involved.

21 Nov

New EAFRD to help create new jobs for Rural Businesses

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) worth £35 million.

18 Nov

Enterprise and Innovation Centre at Nottingham Trent University

The new home for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs. Nottingham Trent University are opening a dynamic and innovative centre for both entrepreneurs and growing enterprises that want to work and co-locate with them.

Department for International Trade Healthcare Sector Update

There is so much going on for companies in the sector who are currently trading overseas, or thinking about it.

34 Midlands companies have just returned from Arab Health, at which large orders were won by some of the delegates, demonstrating both the excellence of the sector and the power of taking part in a tightly organised, high profile delegation. Some selected highlights are available to view here:

February also saw the arrival of six DIT colleagues from a range of Mediterranean markets. They held 1:1 meetings at Biocity with East Midlands healthcare companies keen to explore the opportunities available to them in these nearby markets.

More is planned for the coming months including another two prestigious events:
• A Gulf Meet the Buyer activity in Coventry on 21st March
• A market visit to Bio Boston in June

Our Healthcare Sector Specialist is always keen to hear from any companies who need help or advice with their export plans. Please contact her directly on: