The Trade Commission of the French Embassy in London will showcase the best of French ocean technology at Ocean Business 2009. Ocean Business, which is held every two years at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton (England), will take place from 31 March to 2 April 2009.
Ocean Business 2009 is expected to attract 240 exhibitors from 24 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the USA, as well as 3,000 visitors from more than 30 countries. Ocean Business is a hands-on exhibition incorporating presentations and on-water demonstrations and training sessions, with a wide range of networking opportunities.
A total of seven sea-technology companies from France will be exhibiting at the Ocean Business trade show as part of the French Pavilion (Stand J1), which is being organised with the backing of the French Trade Commission in the UK and UBIFRANCE, the French agency for international business development.
The French companies, from across the sector, will present their innovative products and advanced technological solutions in sea technology in order to reinforce their professional contacts with British partners and to provide new business opportunities for trade between France and the UK.
Companies on the French Pavilion are:
• Hemisphere SUB
• NKE Instrumentation
• SBG Systems
• SUBSEA TECH Sarl