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Coyol Free Zone donates equipment to increase COVID-19 diagnosis in Costa Rica

*Article originally published by the Coyol Free Zone.Costa Rica. April 1st, 2020 Furthering its commitment to the health of Costa Rica, the Coyol Free Zone (CFZ) is donating an Abbott m2000 RealTime System and 5,000 COVID-19 diagnostic kits, to su...

APRIL 1st 2020

Remote Work, Flexible Working Hours and Vehicular Restrictions: Part of Actions Taken due to Covid-19

On March 6th, the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica confirmed the first positive case of Covid-19 in the country. Several guidelines were announced from then on, summarized below:1. Work from HomeThe public and private sectors must follow the guide...

MARCH 30th 2020

Made in Costa Rica: TEC and UCR work to create emergency ventilators for patients with COVID-19

*Article originally published in Spanish by La Nación:*Photo Credit: UCRThe Technological Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) and the University of Costa Rica (UCR) work on separate projects to create lower-cost rapid product...

MARCH 27th 2020

University of Costa Rica Applies 3D-Printing to Create Face Masks for COVID-19 Emergency

*Article originally published by The University of Costa Rica: *Photo credit: Otto Salas, UCRThe country is going through one of the biggest health crises in its history with the Covid-19 pandemic and this means th...

MARCH 26th 2020

Costa Rica Imposes Temporary Travel Restrictions due to Covid-19

•Only Costa Rican citizens and residents can enter the country during the temporary ban.•Classes are suspended at private and public schools and high schools. San José, Costa Rica. March 16th, 2020. The Costa Rican government declared today...

MARCH 16th 2020

Viracor Eurofins Launches Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test with Same Day Results (12-18 Hours)

Article and picture originally from Viracor Eurofins Mar 10, 2020, 15:41 ET    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., March 10, 2020/PRNewswire/ -- Viracor Eurofins, in accordance with the FDA Emergency Use Authorization Guidance, announces i...

MARCH 12th 2020

A Formula that Works: The Story of McKinsey in Costa Rica

*Article published by Nearshore Americas. McKinsey & Company is, without question, one of the most influential consulting firms in the world. Of its 30,000 colleagues (the preferred term for employees at the organization),  almo...

MARCH 10th 2020
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Allergan Costa Rica Wins Global Operational Excellence Award

•This is the second time that the Costa Rican operation obtains this award.•The plant excelled over the rest of the company’s global facilities.  San José, Costa Rica. March 9th, 2020. Allergan Costa Rica won the award for operational ...

MARCH 9th 2020

CINDE Job Fair 2020

This was the CINDE Job Fair 2020 edition. Thousands of participants and more than 50 companies recruited great candidates during the three days of fair.

MARCH 8th 2020

Second Day of CINDE Job Fair

Take a look a the highlights of the second day of CINDE Job Fair.

MARCH 8th 2020

CINDE Job Fair 2020 Edition - First Day

CINDE Job Fair 2020 and its first-day highlights

MARCH 6th 2020

60 Seconds with a CEO: Jeff Maggioncalda, Head of Coursera

Coursera has become a successful platform in the life-long learning process. Is Costa Rica surfing the wave of the knowledge economy? Listen to what the CEO of the online learning platform has to say.

FEBRUARY 26th 2020

Meet Costa Rica's Largest Rooftop Solar Panel 

4,054 solar panels contribute to the country's sustainable development leadership and its 99% renewable energy sourcing nationwide. Learn about ICU Medical’s most recent investments.

FEBRUARY 26th 2020
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Qorvo Expands in Costa Rica with Telecom Value-Added Manufacturing

•Qorvo provides technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure, and applications of the aerospace industry.•The company currently has 280 employees and plans to hire 70 more.San José, February 24th, 2020.  Qorvo, a radio frequency...

FEBRUARY 24th 2020
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Costa Rica Ranks Top 2 on FDI Strategy for Tourism Locations of the Future 2019/2020

• The report was done by FDI Intelligence – a division of Financial Times. •The country also outstands in other areas such as activity tourism, connectivity, sustainability, and hotel development and investment. Wednesday, February 19th...

FEBRUARY 19th 2020