The United Kingdom plans to bring a special team to the Maker Village to convince the countrys industry captains about the quality of the products of the pioneering governmental initiative here, British Commission deputy director (trade, economics & prosperity-South Asia) Amo Kalar was quoted as saying in a press release here.
Britain stands fourth in the world rankings on start-up companies, he said.
"Some of the healthcare products I saw here looked ideal for use by us in Britain," he said hailing an equipment that senses and gauges air pollution.
Hardware start-up is the sector that is benefiting the most from the event, he added.
Maker Villages products, Kalar noted, are useful from the industry point of view given that they are of social value.
This feature makes a visit by a British delegation to the Maker Village crucial, he said.
The official, during his round of the Maker Village, was accompanied by senior investment advisor, Department of International Trade, British High Commission, Chennai, Deepthi Pasumarthy.
Kalar held talks with Maker Village CEO Prasad Balakrishnan Nair as well as other top functionaries of the establishment, and highlighted the need for more frequent interactions between start-up entrepreneurs of both Britain and India.
Nair said Kalars visit has given high hopes of Maker Village for increased cooperation with business relations with Britain.
The official, while hailing the Maker Village products for their quality, had said more British companies would visit the Kochi establishment to learn more about incubating start-ups, the release added.
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