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Birmingham-Leipzig Roundtable Event


29 June 2023


10:30 – 13:00


iCentrum, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP


Bruntwood SciTech and Invest Region Leipzig

Birmingham Leipzig Roundtable Event

The Event

Join Bruntwood SciTech for a stimulating roundtable discussion on “How Leipzig can be your Gateway to Europe”. This event is jointly hosted by Invest Region Leipzig and Bruntwood SciTech, Birmingham, and promises to be an excellent opportunity for innovation-driven businesses across the Midlands to learn about the opportunities in Germany’s fastest-growing tech city.

With Leipzig’s strengths in advanced manufacturing, future mobility, AI, cleantech, and digital health, the city offers immense potential for businesses looking to expand into Europe. Birmingham and Leipzig share a common commitment to smart and sustainable growth, making them ideal twin cities to explore opportunities for collaboration and growth.

The event is supported by German Trade and Invest. Refreshments and networking opportunities will be provided at the event, so don’t miss out on this chance to learn about the opportunities available in Leipzig and network with like-minded businesses. Register your interest on the Bruntwood Eventbrite page today. We look forward to seeing you there!


  • 10:30 am Registrations with tea/coffee
  • 11:00 am Welcome by Bruntwood SciTech
  • 11.10 am Opening Remarks: Markus Knauf, Head of Department Economic and Global Affairs, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, London
  • 11:20 am Investment trends & business opportunities for the Midlands in Germany, Rob Scheid, Director UK, Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)
  • 11.30 am Leipzig: a hidden Gem and how Invest Region Leipzig supports British companies, Bindiya Verma, UK Representative at IRL, London
  • 11:40 am Opportunities for tech businesses in Leipzig by Adam Breeze, UK Representative at IRL, Manchester
  • 11.50 am Q&A with the panel
  • 12:10 pm Refreshments and networking


Sound good? Register your place.

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