Speaking on the roadshow at a function organised by The Tamil Chamber of Commerce (TCC) here on Thursday, Proximum chairman Philippe Leclerc said there was a ‘very positive contacts’ between European Union and India in the sphere of economic cooperation.
The event which would focus on automotives, railways, trucks and bus, aerospace and logistics from the SME sector would also host 40 sector specific conferences to be addressed by experts from the respective fields of transportation.
‘The decision makers, buyers, R&D managers, investors, sales managers will participate in the roadshow,’ he said. On the benefits to Indian companies, Philippe said the event would open new business opportunities between the two countries by offering a platform for European investors and buyers to meet their Indian counterparts.
‘This will be a one stop event that will be of immense importance for companies from both countries looking at investments, joint venture, technological collaborations, outsourcing, vendors or supply channels,’ he said.
To enable Indian SMEs to make best use of this event, a subsidised participation fee of Rs one lakh was being charged from each participant, he said. The Tamil Chamber of Commerce president Chozha Naachiar Rajasekar and Proximum - Asia project manager Thierry Petry also spoke on the occasion.