NewH2 and Business Hunter host visit from Special Trade Commissioners

NewH2, together with Business Hunter, were delighted to host the recently appointed NSW Agent General to the UK and Special Trade Commissioner to the EU and Israel, Mr Stephen Cartwright, and the new Special Trade Commissioner to North Asia, Mr Mike Newman.

November21 group
L-R: Justine Ulph, Project Manager, NIER; Bob Hawes, CEO, Business Hunter; Alice Thompson, CEO Committee for the Hunter; Stephen Cartwright OAM, NSW Agent General (UK) and Senior Trade Commissioner EU and Israel Professor; Liz Sullivan, Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, University of Newcastle; Boris Novak, Chair, NewH2; Amanda Watson, Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Business Hunter; Clare Sykes, Cluster Manager, NewH2; Scott Goold, A/Director, Department of Regional NSW; Mike Newman, Senior Trade Commissioner, North Asia (Japan and Korea); and, Paula Martin, Regional Director, Business NSW, Central Coast

As part of a capability tour of the Hunter’s existing and potential export markets, NewH2 hosted a roundtable briefing at the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources on Monday 1st November. Highlighting the capabilities and opportunities in the region, the briefing showcased the current research and development capabilities at NIER, with a focus on market-ready and proof of concept hydrogen research and technologies, such as the Hydro Harvester and Green Hydrogen capabilities.

NewH2 also participated in a tour of the Port of Newcastle with the delegation exploring the holdings and capabilities of the Port. These connections provide significant international connections and emerging opportunities for the region.

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