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The European Magazine Names CINDE as Latin America’s Best Investment Promotion Agency of the Year

•CINDE recognized for the fourth consecutive year.•International media further praises the Costa Rican organization in two other categories, highlighting both foreign investments and the Investment Hub for Technology Operation & InnovationOc...

OCTOBER 16th 2020

The Project Podcast: Microsoft Bets Big on Costa Rica

Why did Microsoft choose Costa Rica and decided to expand its presence in the country to over 800 employees? The country manager of Microsoft Costa Rica, Ineke Geesink, and the Director of Investment Climate of CINDE, Vanessa Gibson, talk abo...

JUNE 18th 2020

Theragenics to install medical manufacturing plant in Costa Rica

• Company will start recruiting in the coming months
• Vascular equipment will be produced by Costa Rican hands
Buford, GA, August 27 2014. Theragenics Corporation, a leader in the field of medical devices worldwide, announced that it will insta...

AUGUST 27th 2014

The Results Companies will hire 300 more people for its Costa Rica Operations

•Company has 700 employees and foresees to reach 1,000 by the end of 2015.•Services Center attends clients from the United States.San Jose, Costa Rica. July 16, 2015. The multinational company The Results Companies, which began its operations in...

JULY 16th 2015

TradeStation announces 20 open positions for system and computer engineers

TradeStation, a multinational company in the services sector, announced that it has 20 open positions for systems and computer engineers.The company will be receiving job applicants in its facilities, located in Ultrapark 1, building 7B, in H...

OCTOBER 25th 2019

United States Removes Costa Rica from Intellectual Property Watch List

*Article originally published by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica:•Costa Rica has worked since 1995 to be removed from the watch list.•The United States recognizes Costa Rica's substantial achievements and progr...

APRIL 29th 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

“We Set Our Sight in Costa Rica Because of its Human Talent”

Interview from La República to Mathias Kremer, Bayer’s new CEO for Central America, the Caribbean, and Andean countriesCosta Rica has become a key player for Bayer´s strategy in the Americas and its medical device plant could expand. Original...

JANUARY 27th 2020

Why Costa Rica is a Strategic Destination for Supply Chain Rethinking

The COVID-19 pandemic has promoted to rethink different processes in the "new reality". Transcending sectors, the novel coronavirus has touched on – and fueled – one of the key points in innovation: the adaption to change, because those who do not...

JULY 30th 2020

Why the OECD Matters for Costa Rica

Costa Rica joined the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) last May. "We are confident in the boost it will provide and the potential it has to improve FDI inflows to Costa Rica," affirms Sandro Zolezzi, Head of Appli...

JULY 15th 2020

World Bank: “Costa Rica’s IPA (CINDE) Follows Several Good Practices, Particularly around Strategic Focus”

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 increased global uncertainty. However, like any challenge, new opportunities come ahead to readjust and adapt to the world’s new context. This part of the World Bank’s analysis in its latest report Global Investment...

JUNE 19th 2020

World's largest manufacturer of wire steel establishes in Orotina

• Company invested in two manufacturing plants in Orotina.
• Bekaert is a global leader in technology and market advanced solutions for the processing and coating of steel wires. It employs 27,000 people worldwide.

Alajuela, Costa Rica. August...

AUGUST 22nd 2014

Young Costa Ricans develop talent and ingenuity to create world class medical devices

•Course coordinated with support from CINDE and taught by Professor Dr. Eric Richardson, from the Department of Bioengineering at Rice University in Texas, developed skills of Costa Rican students from the UCR, TEC and Universidad Latina.•Studen...

JULY 15th 2015