BARCELONA, Spain, February 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
55 UK companies showcasing innovation at Mobile World Congress
UK Trade & Investment is proud to host one of the largest country delegations of exhibitors and visitors attending Mobile World Congress in 2016, with 55 UK companies exhibiting at the GREAT Britain Pavilion.
Providing an exciting insight into the UK's world-leading technology capabilities and innovations, the GREAT Britain Pavilion will help UK companies develop international links and encourage companies from overseas to invest in the UK. Companies at the UKTI stand will have 121 meetings with overseas buyers, hear thought leadership presentations from those at the cutting edge of mobile, and be able to network with influential stakeholders at one of the premier events in the technology calendar.
The UK is the biggest ICT market in Europe, with a communications sector that contains around 8,000 companies and employs over 270,000 people. London specifically is the largest and fastest-growing tech cluster in Europe.
Over the four days, there will be talks and seminars from some of the most influential voices from across the UK mobile communications industry, showcasing the 'Best of British'. Included in the line-up is:
- NquiringMinds which will be revealing two products they are launching at MWC; NQUIRE TDX, a data platform designed for integrating, analysing and securely sharing complex data sets, and INTERLINQ, their Secure Internet of Things Hub (IoT) hardware device
- Providing further insight into IoT is security company Copper Horse Solutions, which will be showcasing a device which can turn any door into an intelligent door; it enables monitoring of motion data while allowing users full control of their privacy
- Tech business The Digital Catapult will be discussing how they spark pioneering collaborations and marketplaces to accelerate economic growth and productivity
Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey said, "It's brilliant to see so many of the UK's most innovative mobile tech companies at Mobile World Congress 2016. The UK has one of the world's strongest and most advanced communications sectors, and is home to a wide range of expert designers, innovators, entrepreneurs and technicians.
"The Government is fully committed to helping UK businesses fulfil their potential in world markets, and UKTI are doing a GREAT job at showcasing the contribution UK businesses nationwide have made to the mobile tech industry at home and abroad."
The GREAT Britain Pavilion at MWC 2016 is supported by UK Trade and Investment, which helps UK companies develop international links and international companies invest in the UK. Exporting is GREAT, the government-led initiative which was launched in November, enables ambitious UK businesses to register for live global export opportunities, as well as access expert advice, trade services, training and events at http://www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk.
The UKTI booth at Mobile World Congress is Hall and Stand 7C40. For a full list of UK companies at Mobile World Congress please click here or download the UK Technology Today app from the App store here or from Google Play here.
Visit the GREAT Britain Pavilion to find out more, at the one of the world's most important technology events.
To find out more, visit http://www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk
For further information please contact:
UKTI press team for MWC: Engine Group
T: +44-(0)203-128-8569 E: UKTIMWC@enginegroup.com