UAE Opportunities


An engineering, procurement and construction contractor wants the parts for an upcoming tender

The company is looking for a number of items including:

- gas compressor 
- generator step up transformer 
- station service transformer 
- bus ducts 
- gas insulated substation 
- emergency diesel generator 
- LPG absorber 
- fuel gas absorber 
- recycled gas absorber

The planned refinery will produce 500,000 tonnes per year of bio-fuel. The cost of the entire project is approximately £550 million.

A tender for this project is due to be released shortly.

If you are a UK company that manufactures or supplies such products then please apply for this opportunity to receive the full list of items being sought.

UK companies that can supply will be added to a list for review and potential contact from the local company.

Closing date: 14/03/2017

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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system installation sought in the UAE

The company requires a full integrated HVAC system that can be used over several buildings at a bio-fuel plant.

The plant will produce 500,000 tonnes of biofuel a year. The whole project is expected to cost around £550 million.

Closing date: 22/03/2017

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MarkaVIP is looking for UK fashion, footwear and accessories brands

MarkaVIP is the largest fashion and lifestyle shopping destination for the Arabic speaking world, offering everyday lifestyle and branded products. The marketplace operates in eight countries and has five million active members, with planned rollout to four more countries. They are currently seeking:

• UK brand owners and retailers (not distributors / wholesalers) in fashion, footwear and fashion accessories 
• Brand owners with high value/high margin products (preferably high street brands) 
• Brands with at least 500 different styles (SKUs) to offer 
• They work on API and FTP integration.

MarkaVIP offers an excellent opportunity for British brands to enter or expand into the Middle Eastern market, with no upfront costs. MarkaVIP will translate your product listings and offer marketing activity to drive traffic to your brand. 

Closing date: 31/03/2017

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A local university is looking to partner with accredited UK universities

A UAE based university is keen to collaborate with UK universities in academic and non-academic programs in business, engineering, information system security and law, which include:

- dual and joint degrees 
- student exchange programme ranging from 1 semester to 1 year or even more 
- faculty exchange 
- collaborative research 
- organising conferences and scientific journals 
- consultancy services 
- providing executive education 
- international internships and career placement for students

The local university is only interested in discussing collaboration with Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) / European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) / Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited UK universities.

Closing date: 20/04/2017

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*Opportunities supplied by the Department for International Trade.

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