Tag: ICT

23rd June 2017 Beijing, China

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by Lin Yu

Beijing Science and Innovation Network

Big Data, Bigger Opportunities

What do you think of when you think about big data technology? A matchbox sized sensor may not look like much, but it can significantly improve the safety of key infrastructure; for example it can collect data on humidity, weather conditions, and traffic volume, analyse the effect of these on the structure of a bridge […]

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23rd June 2014 Athens, Greece

Sotiris Leontaris

by Sotiris Leontaris

Head of DIT, British Embassy Athens, focusing on the Embassy's commercial work

Business opportunities as a way of putting Greece back on the exporting map

Guest blogger: Klio Panourgia, Assistant Trade Advisor, UKTI, British Embassy Athens One of the tasks undertaken almost on a daily basis by UKTI teams at posts is the identification and publication of Business Opportunities; these are opportunities that can lead directly to export business for UK companies and can range from general procurement notices to tenders […]

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19th December 2012 USA

Spencer Mahoney

by Spencer Mahony

HM Consul and UKTI Regional Director for the South East United States

Scotland – it never ceases to surprise me

I should confess that while I am not Scottish I would quite fancy being Scottish for a while. The Scots, like the Irish, are renowned for being people who love to live life to the fullest. They produce God’s finest water (Scottish whiskys are seeing their exports to the US and most others markets rocket […]

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5th January 2011 Ottawa, Canada

CFI Annual General Meeting

Now that I’ve given you all a more general overview of some of the Ottawa science events that have been keeping me on my toes, I thought I’d follow-up with a couple of shorter, slightly more detailed blogs on certain events that caught my attention.  The CFI AGM was one such event, mostly as a result of […]

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