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UK interested in forming partnerships with Kerala IT firms, says British Deputy High Commission official

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UK keen on exploring tie-ups with Kerala IT firms: British Deputy High Commission official

A top official from the UK expressed interest in exploring business opportunities with IT companies in Kerala during a visit to Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram. Gita Krishnankutty, Head of Inward Investment, invited Technopark companies to participate in London Tech Week 2024 in June.

London Tech Week 2024 will take place at Olympia in Kensington from June 10 to 14, bringing together visionaries, entrepreneurs, investors, and tech leaders. The event is expected to host 45,000 participants, 5,000 startups, and over 1,000 investors, showcasing innovative products and services.

Krishnankutty highlighted the UK’s interest in health-tech and cutting-edge technologies like AI. She emphasized the quality of life, ease of living, stable financial market, and supportive regulatory tax regime in the UK for companies looking to invest there.

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Col Sanjeev Nair, CEO of Technopark, mentioned the potential for collaboration between the UK and Kerala, citing success stories of MedTech, AVGC, SpaceTech, and FinTech companies from the state securing projects and investments globally. The UK can benefit from Kerala’s talent pool and digital ecosystem.

Both parties are optimistic about the business prospects and the mutual benefits of collaboration between the UK and Kerala in the tech industry. London Tech Week 2024 presents an opportunity for Technopark companies to showcase their innovations on a global platform and explore partnerships for future growth.

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