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Council to encourage British investments

A NEWLY created NGO, the Slovak-British Business Council (SBBC), was presented on April 9 in Aquacity in Poprad, the TASR news agency reported.

The SBBC aims to encourage know-how through innovative, audacious new projects.

The key spheres of SBBC activity are defined as the information society, science and research, innovative ecological technologies, optimizing the business environment and education and employment.

"The SBBC provides scope for the realization of unconventional ideas, for people with the most audacious ambitions," says Ján Telenský, the majority shareholder in Aquacity. "We'll be evaluating risks and offering solutions to investors," said SBBC President David Hodgson.

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