Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry.
A call is being issued for discoveries of compounds and innovations from Barbados’ plants. Export Barbados (BIDC)’s newest challenge in the “From Discovery to Global Sales” series, is encouraging local scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs and ordinary citizens to submit entries that explore the beneficial, therapeutic and medicinal properties of local plants.
The exporting efforts of 13 Barbadian companies were recognized on Saturday, November 19 when Export Barbados (BIDC) hosted its inaugural awards ceremony celebrating the vital role exporting plays to the country’s economy.
Export Barbados (BIDC) is encouraging local entrepreneurs to consider franchising to grow their businesses, make them exportable, and earn foreign exchange for the country.
Export Barbados (BIDC) should soon have a robust strategy in place to help build the local life sciences industry as it pursues its goal of making Barbados a life sciences hub in the Caribbean.
Three local firms have come out on top in the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge. The successful firms are eligible for...
A delegation comprising officers of Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL), as well as a representative of a local food business departed this week for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to attend Franchise Expo South, scheduled for September 9–10, 2022.
The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022.
On Friday, June 17, 2022, the curtain came down on the inaugural National Innovation Challenge – Beauty Edition, with the finalists awarded for using their creativity and ingenuity in developing beauty products that can rival some of the best worldwide.
Barbados has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening bilateral relations with Guyana in various areas, including agriculture, to achieve food security and housing.
Yesterday, a delegation from Export Barbados (BIDC) and local agricultural businesses departed for Guyana to attend the inaugural Agri-Investment Forum & Expo, scheduled for May 19-21, 2022.
Export Barbados (BIDC) is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hill, has been invited to join the Geneva-based International Trade Centre's (ITC) advisory board for trade promotion, effective May 16, 2022.