UAE Trade Delegation to the UK

Gormley, M. (Chair), MacLaren, A. J. W. (Organiser), Ogwuda, O. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventHosting a visiting group

Description

The visit included delegates from five leading companies, most of them with stakes in both the UAE and the UK: Al Shafar General Contracting, Alec Construction, Turner Construction, Thornton Tomasetti and Jacobs Construction.

In addition to a full-day academic symposium exploring research synergies, Delegates toured three Scottish Innovation Centres, at Construction Scotland, CENSIS and The Data Lab, in a tour lasting four days, from 17-21st March. The trade mission, organised and hosted by Heriot-Watt University, was sponsored by the UAE-UK Business Council, and supported by Scottish Enterprise / Scottish Development International.
Period18 Mar 2019 - 21 Mar 2019
Event typeConference
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • international
  • industry engagement