Simultaneously, a selection of public and private companies from Germany and North America will present their latest innovations in IT and life sciences some with a goal of funding their European expansion and others looking for US capital to fund their growth locally."OktoberINVESTFest is an example of how Invest in Bavaria is continuously working to provide US companies with direct access to expansion opportunities in the State of Bavaria," said Jan Danisman, Executive Director at Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development. "At the same time, we are introducing innovative Bavarian companies to US investors and partners, thus working to solidify relationships between the two markets." About Xplore Technologies Established in 1996, Xplore Technologies Corp. is the number two provider of rugged tablet PCs worldwide. With its recent acquisition of the Motion Computing product portfolio, the company now delivers the broadest range of rugged Windows and Android tablets available on the market. The company's award-winning tablet PCs are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class - able to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme - and are purpose-built for the unique workflow demands of critical industries including oil & gas, utilities, telecommunications, government, military, public safety, manufacturing, distribution and healthcare. Xplore's products are sold and serviced on a global basis across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at www.xploretech.com. ABOUT INVEST IN BAVARIA Invest in Bavaria was established in 1999 to serve as the investment promotion agency for the German State of Bavaria by supporting companies from around the world to find ideal locations to set up businesses and/or identify investment opportunities in the state. The organization has played a vital role in connecting US investors and business leaders with Bavaria's strategic and competitive advantages, in addition to providing them with cost-free, confidential professional services to assist in their investment and site selection process. Additionally, the organization assists Bavarian companies considering international expansion. The Bavarian US offices for Economic Development, LLC, is the representative organization for Invest in Bavaria in the US. There are 26 representative offices of Invest in Bavaria globally, including offices in New York, New Haven and San Francisco. For additional information, please visit http://www.invest-in-bavaria.com/.