Leading UK companies will elaborate on the technologies and expertise relevant to the Indian companies and projects at the ‘Emerging Kerala’ meet on Wednesday.
The UK speakers include BMT (engineering consultancy in defence, energy, environment, shipping, ports and logistics), Rolls Royce (leader in energy systems for land, air and sea), Balfour Beatty (one of Europe’s largest infrastructure firms for rail, metro systems and highways), Happold Consulting (international consulting engineers providing innovative and holistic skills across the built environment, including urban economics), British joint venture Manipal-City and Guilds (education service provider giving vocational training through 80 centres across 15 states in India), CW Renewable Energy (provider of renewable energy) and architectural firm John McAslan and Partners.
“The UK session addresses those sectors where the Kerala government has invited investments for expertise and technology. The delegation will touch upon an exciting range of subjects. The UK firm Wardray Premise, into the manufacture of high-energy shielding for radiation, including MRI installations in healthcare, will share the expertise. The Brit Health Care Consortium bundles the NHS best practices into commercially viable packages and ARM is the global leader in semi-conductor IP,” said Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai.
James Bevan, British High Commissioner to India, will lead UK’s largest-ever business delegation to Kerala this week.