Kochi: As part of an initiative to help IT Companies in Kerala identify new business opportunities, the Group of Technology Companies (GTech) in partnership with the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology organised a session on ‘Explore Bavaria: New Business Opportunities’ at Infopark Kochi today.
The second session in this series would be organised at Technopark Trivandrum on October 15, 2010. Friedrich Rahn, Deputy Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bangalore and John Kottayil, Executive Director of Invest in Bavaris, State of Bavaria – India Office are attending these sessions. While Friedrich Rahn gave an overview of the Economic & Business scene in Germany, John Kottayil spoke about the Market Opportunities in Bavaria for IT Companies.
Talking to Kerala IT News, Binu Sankar, CEO, GTech said, “This is an initiative of GTech to promote the Small and Medium IT Companies in Kerala to a larger audience. These sessions would help the companies in Infopark and Technopark in exploring new business opportunities and joint venture projects in Bavaria.
CEO’s and representatives from 25 companies in Infopark attended the session today. “The response to the session today was very good and we had a very interactive session. We expect a similar response at Technopark also”, he added.
Bavaria ranks among the most powerful economies in Europe. Bavaria, with its gross domestic product (GDP) of 445 billion Euros, is ahead of 21 of the 27 member-countries of the EU. Bavaria, the largest state of the Federal Republic of Germany and also the No.1 high tech location in Germany, is the Technology, Engineering and Automobile hub of Europe.
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