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Is India your (next) business adventure?

  • ASIA HOUSE 16 Indiakaj København, 2100 Denmark (map)

India offers great business opportunities for the maritime companies in Denmark, being in rapid development, with an expected growth of 7.6 percent this year, it's becoming the world's fastest growing economy - with an ambition to become the world's third largest in 2040 - read article from EKF here

Many shipping companies have been doing business in India for decades and have set up branches or uses Indian manpower.

But how is it to do business in India? What can the Indian companies offer, also in terms of skilled IT manpower in Denmark? And get to know the funding opportunities to support your company? Get inspired by cases from the maritime industry and network with key stakeholders.

This event is both for companies who are already established in India or is looking to do so and the day follows up with a reception and a networking opportunity


Doing Business in India with focus on Maritime Sector

  • Welcome address by MDC

  • Introduction by Mr. Ajit Gupte, the Indian Ambassador to Denmark

  • Indian opportunities in the maritime sector for Danish companies
    Paras Gupta, Trade Council, Embassy of Denmark 


  • Opportunities and Challenges!
    Jesper Have, Strategic Account Manager, DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

  • Recruitment of IT skilled manpower from India to Denmark
    Hari Nair, Vice President, HCL Technologies Denmark ApS

Overview of funding mechanisms and support for Danish companies

  • Trade Council Funding Scheme
    Paras Gupta, Trade Council, Embassy of Denmark

  • Representative from IFU - Investment Fund for Developing Countries
    Emil Sierczynski, Senior Investment Manager, IFU & Ib Albertsen, Investment Director, IFU

  • Innovation in India
    Sune Kaur-Pedersen, Senior Advisor, Department for Global Cooperation on Research and Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Science (former, Counsellor, Innovation & Research, Embassy of Denmark, New Delhi)

Moderator: Jan Boyesen, Head of Development, MDC

Networking Reception


In case you’re unable to attend, you are welcome to contact Mr. Paras Gupta, Trade Council, Embassy of Denmark who's the new one-point-of-contact for India and South Asia and will offer his market knowledge, political connections, global network and whatever you might need for doing business in India. Feel free to contact Mr. Paras Gupta here.

Curious to see Indian companies in Denmark?

Price (ex. VAT)
Participation is free of charge
No-show fee: 500 DKK

For more information, please contact Henriette Dybkær at or +45 5353 6487

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Earlier Event: February 7
LNG Value Chain Conference
Later Event: February 28
Maritime luftemissioner