November 2013.- The Mobile World Capital and the Smart City Initiatives have been presented by the Municipality of Barcelona and the Government of Catalonia at the China High Tech Fair in Shenzen, Guandong Province, China.
From the 16th to the 21st of November, China has seen the celebration of the 15th edition of the China High Tech Fair (CTHF) in Shenzen, the biggest High Tech Fair in south China. The Barcelona Municipality and Invest in Catalonia / ACCIÓ were present as Exhibitors and Speakers at different Seminars at the Fair, were topics like the Barcelona Mobile World Capital and Smart City business opportunities were discussed.
Four companies from Catalonia were also present at the Barcelona-Catalonia stand, presenting their products and services: Ronser (fuel saver polarizer), Aplicat (water treatment), La Magnetica (e-business consultant) & Urban Resilience (e-mobility solutions). More than one thousand professionals visited the stand and made contacts with the Catalan companies, and future business collaborations will follow the 170 interviews celebrated at the Barcelona-Catalonia Pavillion during the exhibition days.
As an example of this interest, a draft agreement has been signed between Shenzen Lutong Environmental Protection Power Equipment Co. Ltd. And Ronser, in order to do a test trial with the Ronser fuel polarizer in some buses of Shenzen Bus Group, which operates the biggest bus fleet of this growing city of more than 10M inhabitants.
La Magnetica, Urban Resilience and Aplicat have also maintained many interesting contacts both at a technical level, and at a commercial one, that will evolve in the near future. The China High Tech Fair an event that has 500.000 visitors and moves around 13B. in business, has been an important step in the internationalisation of this innovative Catalan companies.