28 Mar 2019

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A delegation of over 10 representatives from cyber technology businesses from Israel visited Worcestershire as part of an inward investment mission.

A  delegation of over 10 representatives from cyber technology businesses from Israel visited Worcestershire as part of an inward investment mission.

 

As part of the three day trade mission, which took place on 20-22 March, Israeli businesses met with some of Cyber Valley’s most recognised and innovative companies. The delegation began with a visit to the Malvern Hills Science Park where representatives from BetaDen, Midlands Cyber and the Invest in Worcestershire team discussed the unique investment opportunities that the county boasts for cyber businesses.


The Israeli delegation then visited one of Worcestershire’s world-renowned manufacturing businesses based in Worcester before meeting with experts from the University of Worcester. The delegation consisted of owners and founders  from fast growing tech culture  including Encryptyou, Idmap, Nuweba, Ovsecure, Larch Networks, VulnOs.

Stuart Emmerson, Inward Investment Manager, said: “We were delighted to welcome a number of thriving businesses from Israel, and I think the delegation highlights the growing attraction of locating a business in Worcestershire.  Companies around the world are recognising Worcestershire as the capital of connectivity, with a growing reputation at the forefront of technological innovation.” 

Linda Smith, Chief Executive of BetaDen, said: “It was a unique opportunity to demonstrate and showcase to our delegation of Israeli businesses the vibrant and innovative business environment that we are developing here in Worcestershire. This is a great example of the connections that the county has built with ambitious clusters around the globe and we will continue to strengthen these relationships with the purpose of boosting inward investment and export opportunities.” 

For further information on investing in Worcestershire, phone 01905 676658 or email enquiries@ investinworcestershire.com

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“Midlands Cyber is an ideal platform to collaborate with like-minded industry peers, share knowledge and raise awareness of our expertise within a network of regional businesses.”

Air-It

“Our location in the Midlands gives us reach to most of the UK in 2-3 hours by road/rail. This has allowed our business to remain and expand in one location, without having to establish satellite offices. The location also gives us easy access to Birmingham and Heathrow airports, which allows us to travel internationally to many global destinations.”

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“Midlands Cyber has provided support to Data Solver as a start-up company; increasing our visibility and helping us to promote the solutions we offer. With the backing of Midlands Cyber, we will have the opportunity to network with other local exhibitors, whilst also making contact with potential new customers and partners visiting the team within the Midlands Cyber Engine Pavilion.” 

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“Being part of Midlands Cyber is extremely advantageous. As a region the Midlands is ideally placed to become the main centre of excellence for UK businesses and Academia within the Cyber space.” 

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