Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Business Leaders for Michigan: A competitive review of Logistics and Supply Chain capabilities in Michigan...


Global Innovation Partners worked with two partnering organizations to conduct a competitive review of Logistics and Supply Chain capabilities in Michigan.  The study was conducted for Business Leaders for Michigan in cooperation with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and other economic development groups.  Gene DePrez, US Partner for Global Innovation Partners co-led the project with Adam Wasserman for Global Logistics Development Partners and Bob Farley of Greyhill Partners. Business Leaders for Michigan issued this news release and executive summary.  

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Innovate Kelowna: A focus on technology sector economic development in Kelowna, British Columbia...

Working closely with our client we've designed and built a new website aimed at UK Digital Technology sector companies and start-ups who are interested in foreign direct investment (FDI) or emigrating to Kelowna, Canada.  
Kelowna is a hotbed of start-up activity and has developed an extensive portfolio of business support for growing technology business who set up offices in the city.
With access to wilderness and countryside similar to that of living in a UK national park, twinned with easy access to air travel across North America and international destinations directly from Kelowna airport, the city is proving to be a compelling offer to those who value quality of life.
The new site can be found here: http://technologycanada.biz/ 

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Event: Growth and Export Opportunities for UK Tech businesses in Canada...

In partnership with the Canadian High Commission in London, (UK) we're hosting an event on the 27th September 2012 for UK businesses looking to grow into Canada. 

If you are interested in expanding your business, creating new international trade partnerships, co-production and co-development opportunities, investment and finance partnerships, supply chain provision or are looking for market awareness and opportunities on the West Coast of Canada and North America 

This is an opportunity to hear about the dynamics of the technology sectors in British Columbia (BC) including information on business tax and the incentive landscape as well as immigration information, recruitment and skills availability and choosing a suitable location in BC for your growing business. 

Register here: http://innovatekelowna.eventbrite.com


Wednesday, 5 September 2012

The London 2012 Olympics...

We attended the Cycling and Athletics and had two fantastic days. Such an amazing atmosphere at both events and throughout the Olympic park.

Monday, 3 September 2012

Vancouver comes to London 2012 #VancouverBiz2012...

Based out of the newly refurbished Canada House in Trafalger Square, London we hosted leading companies from from the Vancouver and UK Digital, Creative and Cleantech sectors for a weekend of international business, collaboration and partnership development...


A hectic weekend begins...

Digital and Creative panel briefing and prep...


Cleantech panel prep with two of the UK contributors: L-R: JP Mercieca VEC, Michael Liebreich, Bloomberg New Energy Finance; Richard Miller, Technology Strategy Board.

 The opening reception...


Full house at the panel sessions on the Saturday...

We even had both the Mens and Womens rowing teams drop by after winning medals...