February and March 2017 will be rich in business opportunities for European companies looking to expand to Asia.
EU Gateway to Korea
EU Gateway | Business Avenues will begin 2017 with a mission to Korea in Construction & Building Technologies, from 6-10 February 2017. During the two business exhibition days participants will showcase products and technologies to a targeted audience of potential business partners, and meet potential customers at pre-arranged business meetings. Applications to this business mission  are already open and close on Friday 21 October 2016.
EU Business Avenues in South East Asia
Selected European companies will also travel to Indonesia and Singapore from 6-11 March 2017, for a business mission in Contemporary European Design. The first part of the mission will take place in Indonesia, where participants will attend technical seminars and pre-arranged business meetings with local companies. Participants will then travel to Singapore for two exhibition days coinciding with the International Furniture Fair 2017 at the Singapore Expo. Applications to this business mission  open on Monday 1 August 2016 and close on Friday 18 November 2016.
EU Gateway to China
Last but not least, the first quarter of 2017 will provide business opportunities to European companies in a new market and sector: EU Gateway | Business Avenues will target China with a first mission in Clean Technologies from 20-24 March 2017. Up to 50 selected European companies will benefit from coaching at the application stage, before departure to China, during the business mission week in Beijing, and after returning to Europe. As for all EU Gateway | Business Avenues missions, a networking event will be hosted by the European Union to get introduced to new business contacts, potential partners, and professional colleagues. Applications to this business mission  are already open and close on Friday 2 December 2016.