UKTI ‘Smart Cities’ trade mission to Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines
Advanced Plasma Power joins the minister in showcasing UK’s technological innovation
SINGAPORE, 3rd December: Advanced Plasma Power Limited (APP), a leading advanced waste to energy and fuel technology company, will join a UK Trade and Investment mission to Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines to pursue the business opportunities in the development of ‘Smart Cities’ as part of the region’s multi-billion pound drive towards urban development.
Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines are actively seeking collaboration with UK companies to draw upon their expertise in energy, the built environment, health and digital sectors. The trade mission will showcase the technological expertise of the UK in these sectors, allowing their experience to inform urban development in the region. APP, one of the many companies that will be showcasing their technology, will be demonstrating its highly efficient waste to energy and fuels technology, Gasplasma®. It is an innovative solution that can be an integral part of the design of the smart cities of tomorrow.
Rolf Stein, CEO of Advanced Plasma Power, said: “This mission will help bolster green jobs and green growth for the UK by providing opportunities to contribute to the innovative use of technologies in smart, urban development in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. Our technology addresses the dual challenge of increasing energy demand and waste generation of modern cities; it provides a sustainable means of waste management and a renewable source of heat and power generation without any waste output. We anticipate that the mission will open up many new opportunities for our business.”
The Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP, Minister of State for International Development, said: “This trade mission is a fantastic opportunity for British businesses to discover new international markets for British technology and British companies, particularly in the cleantech sector. Exporting our innovative technologies overseas is vital to delivering the UK’s economic growth agenda. We are the world leader in many renewable energy sectors, so we have a lot to contribute to the ‘Smart Cities’ ambitions and look forward to working closely with the region over the three years of the programme.”
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