Last November 16-21, Barcelona City Council and the Autonomous Regional Government of Catalonia showcased mobile and smart cities projects at this influential technology fair. Four Catalan companies joined the institutional delegation for the first-time ever.

Last November 16-21 , Barcelona and Catalonia showcased their business potential at the latest edition of the China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), one of the most important technology fairs in Asia.

Brand Barcelona-Catalonia, representing the City Council and the Government of Catalonia, showcased projects for new mobile technologies and smart cities. The shared stand got 1,200 official visits and won the 'best international stand prize' awarded by organisers.

As well, the four Catalan companies from the ICT sector taking part (La Magnética, Urban Resilience, Polaritzador Ronser and Aplicat) were able to network with potential clients and explored new business opportunities thanks to 170 meetings with Chinese companies. Ronser, which manufactures polarizers to reduce fuel consumption and pollutant emissions from vehicles, has signed a preliminary agreement for a test of your device to the bus fleet of Shenzen.

The delegation's official schedule included corporate and institutional networking meetings, and meetings with government agencies in Guangdong and Shenzhen to explore different ways to collaborate. As well, a special presentation session was organized featuring the Mobile World Capital.

The 15th edition of the China Hi-Tech Fair was attended by over 3,000 exhibitors from 50 countries, attracting more than half a million visitors with business turnovers worth 13 billion dollars.


Source: Barcelona Growth

Posted by; 2013-11-28

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