The Business Opportunities Seminar brings together stakeholders from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help Swedish businesses - from start-ups to established multinationals - understand how to find and participate in the ADB's projects. This year, the Seminar focuses on the Energy space, highlighting opportunities in South and Southeast Asia.

  • Get a preview of upcoming opportunities and projects in energy generation, transmission, and storage
  • Hear from the Private Sector Operations Department and ADB Ventures, two ADB departments with a unique mandate
  • Understand how the procurement system works and listen to the experiences of two Swedish companies who already have a track record with the ADB


9:30 AM CET: Welcome Remarks (H.E. Annika Thunborg, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines)

9:35 AM CET: Introductory Remarks (Director, Procurement, Portfolio, and Financial Management (PPFD), ADB)

9:40 AM CET: ADB Business Opportunities: Project Pipelines within ADB's regional departments (South Asia and Southeast Asia) and the Energy Sector

9:55 AM CET: Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD)

10:05 AM CET: ADB Ventures

10:10 AM CET: Doing Business with ADB and the ADB Procurement System (Luke Fochtman, Senior Procurement Specialist, PPFD)

10:35 AM CET: Presentation from Swedish Companies: 1) Sweroad (João Pimentel - CEO) ; and 2) ABB (Jerico Medel - Technical and Design Promotion Manager)

10:45 AM CET: Q&A

10:55 AM CET: Closing Remarks (Kristina Elinder Liljas, Trade Commissioner in Manila)

Sign up for the online event here: Click here