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Japan - Tidal Wave Power Generator

A medium sized trading company wants equipment for marine and tidal power generation.

You should be a UK manufacturer or project developer with experience in marine power generation.

The company:

  • works in sectors including energy, the environment, logistics, plant construction and life science

  • is interested in products and services for off shore construction, turbines, subsea connection equipment and engineering services

Deadline: 10/08/2017

Dominican Republic offshore 2D Multi-Client Seismic Survey Bidding Round

Sector:Oil & Gas


The Dominican Republic has opened two (2) bidding process by virtue of which the Dominican State will grant two (2) multi-client contracts. The announcement was made Wed. 28th of June, and the time frame in which the State will receive proposals from interested parties lasts until the 11th of August, 2017. One area/contract will be focused mainly on the San Pedro Platform and Ocoa Bay, and a second more ambitious contract will be open to any area within Dominican EEZ.

The Dominican Republic has an extensive EEZ, owning about half of the central Caribbean Sea and bordering south with the Colombian and Venezuelan Caribbean.

Last year the Dominican Republic launched its National Hydrocarbon Database (BNDH), developed by Schlumberger (SLB: NYSE), which contains about 19,000 kilometers of seismic information, well data, basin modeling data, geochemistry and other legacy data acquired in the last 50 years, and is available to the public at no cost through its website

On this occasion, offers will only be considered from entities that have carried out offshore at least 2D seismic surveys in at least 3 countries in the last 5 years or that have performed at least five thousand (5,000) total linear kilometers Of 2D seismic lines in the last seven (7) years or at least five hundred (500) square kilometers of 3D or 4D seismic in the last seven (7) years.

To learn more please email

Deadline: 11/08/2017

Looking for franchisees in Milan?

On 28th September 2017, members of Enterprise Europe Network’s Retail Sector Group are organizing a workshop in Milan for Italian entrepreneurs to encourage business creation through franchising. They are looking for UK companies across all suitable sectors that are interested in franchising their business model over there. Some financial assistance may be available for the Italian entrepreneurs to set it up. Franchising is a booming area in Italy and especially in Milan.

As part of their proposal, franchisors can list what they would require from the franchisees (including financials / stocks) and how they will support them.

Email to learn more.

Deadline: 25/08/2017.

Germany - British beer

A German company offers support to bring UK brewers on to the German market.

The company offer services for:

  • strategic and operational support to enter new markets
  • market analysis
  • partner screening and management
  • contract negotiations
  • market entry and launch
  • portfolio planning
  • marketing planning

The company has:

  • over 20 years industry experience
  • experience of working in the UK
  • launched and grew premium beer brands such as Guinness, Tuborg, Carlsberg and Kronenbourg 1664 in international markets
  • an established worldwide network of contacts

The company do not offer distribution or importer services. They are focused on strategy development and business development.

Please email for further information.

Deadline: 31/08/2017

Brazil – Oil and Gas Technology

An engineering company is looking to expand activities by including new areas in its potfolio. It had been focused so far on the offshore and downstream areas and is now looking into subsea and decommissioning.

It has large expertise in the oil and gas industry. It is also looking to grow its business with Brazil by developing business in other regions of the country and other countries in Latin America. It would like to hear from any UK engineering company considering a presence in Brazil through a local partner. It is also interested in contact from companies that could offer innovative technology products or services in this area.

The company has oilfield operators, Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies and Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) owners and operators within its client list. It is registered as a supplier to Petrobras.

It is already partnered with a UK company for the local distribution of their products.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 31/08/2017

Egypt - Airport construction

The government needs UK developers for an airport and tourist district.

You should have previous experience in a similar projects

You will need to submit technical and financial proposals to:

  • build, operate and transfer (BOT) Ras Sedr Airport on an approximate land area of 34 million m2
  • develop a touristic district located in north Ayoun Moussa in Ras Sedr city on an approximate land area of 6 million m2

For more information please email

Deadline: 01/10/2017

China – Drinks and cooking oil

The Chinese company would like to start importing drink products and cooking oil from the UK. The specific products of interest include:

  • Soft drinks
  • Juices
  • Mineral water
  • Cooking oil

The Chengdu-based trading company has been operating for over 10 years. It specialises in supplying food and drink products to large, well known shopping centres in China.

It has successfully developed relationships with each of the major shopping centres it supplies and is a very stable trading company within the food and drink sector in China.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 31/10/2017

Taiwan - Restoration and digital experience project

Taichung City government has announced a 3 year restoration and virtual technology project for its heritage sites.

There are 2 parts to this project:

1) the restoration of 10 heritage sites and 32 historical buildings in the city centre 2) a digital experience installation using virtual, augmented and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) technology, including:

  • using AR to present a Taichung historical map and images
  • establishing a VR system for the historical Taichung government buildings cluster

The full budget is £17.4 million.

For more information please email

Deadline: 31/11/2017

Germany - Stock clearance of children's toys and games

A German company seeking children’s toys wish to hear from companies with large volumes of stock to clear.

They'll review offers for all types of branded and non branded toys in large volumes. Interested companies should provide:

• detailed list of products you wish to clear • quantities available • retail prices • your asking prices

The company operates in Germany and throughout Europe. The company originally formed in the UK in 2008 and moved to Germany in 2013. The owner of the business has over 30 years experience in the industry. Correspondence can be in English.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 30/11/2017

Australia – Power Protection Products

The distributor wants to work with companies offering:

  • Products used in the renewable energy sector
  • Innovative power protection technologies
  • Static synchronous compensator (Statcom) products

For more information, please email

Deadline: 20/12/2017

Romania – Polyethylene welding expertise

The company are open to a range of partnerships. This could include:

  • Developing new products
  • Selling existing products in Romania
  • Maintaining new and existing products in Romania
  • Offering of services to clients

The company work with a German company to import parts for repairs.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 23/12/2017

Hong Kong – English Language Training Providers

A well-known education group is looking for UK providers of outreach programmes, STEM summer schools, English summer schools, colleges and universities that can accommodate students enrolled in its international programmes.

The education group is approved by local education bureau to operate international programmes at four local public schools and run British assessments in Hong Kong and South China.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 31/12/2017

USA - New construction of low-rise residential homes

Research contract to encourage constructing of Energy Star® Certified Homes.

A US Development Authority are seeking companies to bid for a research contract to encourage construction of single-family homes and low-rise residential dwelling units which operate more energy efficiently, are more durable, more comfortable, and provide a healthier environment.

Targeted companies to carry out research are Energy Consultants, Architects, Renewable Technology Companies. The research undertaken has the potential to lead to further opportunities and exposure for the successful company with the issuer of the PON.

$8,244,200 available.

For more information please email

Deadline: 22/12/2017

Belgium - Antwerp ring extension - Port Junction

New junction for Antwerp ring to connect the ring to the port and the northern part of the city

Part of the 2.2 billion euro project extending the Antwerp ring, the new Port Junction "Oosterweelknooppunt" will be built to join the ring to the port and the northern part of the city. The junction will be submerged into the landscape and will connect the Scheldt tunnel and the canal tunnels that connect to the Antwerp Ring.

The junction will have entry and exit points towards the port and the marina. It will connect the Scheldt tunnel to the canal tunnels.

The commissioning agency are looking for contractors and sub-contractors for the works themselves. Companies who can deliver large-scale road infrastructure works are encouraged to register.

For more information please email

Deadline: 28/02/2018

Russia - 2018 World Cup development of sport and infrastructure (HVO RUS 50)

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in 11 cities. This major sports project provides opportunities for UK companies in diverse areas.

Contracts arising from the World Cup cover a range of sectors, from architecture, stadium operations and commercialisation, city branding for host cities, engineering, construction management, transport, security, environmental planning, power engineering, sport venue fit out (plant and equipment, seating, surfacing, lighting, IT), through to event delivery (security, recruitment, volunteering programmes, training, broadcasting, event management, media signage, ticketing, screens, training services for official staff and volunteers, interactive on-line services for host cities and clubs, temporary overlay, crowd control, transportation and branding), hospitality and catering.

The Department for International Russia team will strengthen their relationships with the important stakeholders involved in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, including the Local Organising Committee, principle contractors for the construction and reconstruction of the stadia for the tournament and the 11 Host Cities. The team is also available to help companies develop their business strategy, find a local partner and bid for business.

For more information, please email

Deadline: 14 June 2018