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Multinational Companies Partner with the University of Costa Rica to 3D Print Protection Masks

•Boston Scientific Costa Rica and Akamai Costa Rica are collaborating with the University of Costa Rica for COVID-19 frontline workers in the country.San José, Costa Rica. May 19, 2020. Even though 3D printing started in the 80s, it has recently ...

MAY 19th 2020

La Lima Free Trade Zone Companies Donate 6,000 Masks and 3,000 Pairs of Gloves to the National Emergency Commission

*Article originally published by La Lima Free Zone •The business park also carried out a food donation campaign that helped 150 neighboring Cartago families who have been economically affected by COVID-19.•The Cartago Special Economic Zone ...

MAY 14th 2020

Costa Rica: Grow Smarter, Grow Better, Grow Together

“Grow smarter. Grow better. Grow Together. That’s what Costa Rica has in mind for its FDI strategy, reaping the benefits of a world-class talent platform, a collaborative and prosperous business ecosystem, and a productive sustainability approach....

MAY 14th 2020

Establishment Labs Makes a Second Donation of More Than 1,800 Reusable Face Shields

*Article originally published by Establishment Labs. The medical technology company focused on women’s health supported 30 organizations and institutions by donating personal protective equipment to its employees. San José, May 12th, 202...

MAY 13th 2020

Intel Costa Rica Donates $70,000 in the Fight Against COVID-19

*Article originally published by INTEL Costa Rica •The company will also donate 16,000 surgical masks and 1,500 N95 masks to the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS)•An Intel Corporation initiative will distribute similar aid in countrie...

MAY 12th 2020

CINDE Among Annual Top IPA 2020 Ranking for 6th Consecutive Year

Site Selection Magazine published the latest ranking recognizing the Investment Promotion Agencies from every region of the world that the market deems best in class.Costa Rica was awarded as the most proficient IPA in Central America and the Cari...

MAY 6th 2020
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Within days, Prent Reinvented Itself by Creating Face Shields and Donating them to the United States and Costa Rica

• In 48 hours, the company created face shields against the new coronavirus and donated more than 10,000 in the United States.• 1,200 protectors were delivered to Costa Rica.Costa Rica. May 6th, 2020. When Prent Corporation in Janesville learned t...

MAY 6th 2020
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ICU Medical Costa Rica Has Hired 200 New Employees in Recent Weeks and Donates US $20,000 to COVID-19 Emergency

•Company has established best practices in protection and hygiene, to combat COVID-19San José, May 04, 2020. ICU Medical, Inc., a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of innovative medical devices used in infusion therapy and cri...

MAY 5th 2020
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Costa Rica Implements Ambitious Training Program to Enhance Workforce Skills in Preparation for Industry 4.0

•Scholarship program will enhance capacities in STEM industries and improve Costa Rican opportunities during the fourth industrial revolution. •Technical training, which will be delivered virtually, will increase employability.San José, Cos...

MAY 5th 2020

Kimberly-Clark Donates Funds and Products to Assist the COVID-19 Outbreak

Kimberly-Clark, a company specialized in the development of health, hygiene, and personal care products, donated US$15,000 to assist the novel coronavirus outbreak in Costa Rica. These funds support the initiative led by the North American Costa R...

APRIL 30th 2020

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

Costa Rican Goods Exports Grow by 10% in Q1 of 2020

*Article originally published by PROCOMER: •Service exports closed out a successful 2019 as well, at 5% more than in 2018.•FDI was up by 13.4% in 2019 from 2018.    San Jose, April 23, 2020. Export...

APRIL 28th 2020
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Microsoft Platforms Invite the Public and Teachers to Reskill Virtually

•The virtual platforms are Microsoft Learn and Microsoft Educator Centre. •One focuses on students and the public who want to reskill for the fourth industrial revolution, and the other one provides teachers with interactive learning. ...

APRIL 27th 2020

Costa Rica to Develop its Own COVID-19 Detection Tests

*Article originally published by the Government of Costa Rica: task force is made up of Costa Rican experts in molecular biology, physiology, virology, microbiology, genetics, and biotechnology.This will eliminate depende...

APRIL 24th 2020

Multinational Companies Reaffirm Their Trust in Costa Rica and Announce Expansions with Over 3,000 Positions

Throughout the last weeks, different multinational companies have reiterated their trust in Costa Rica and have announced several expansions. Amazon, Samtec, and East West are part of this growing cluster. Also, CINDE and the Ministry of Tour...

APRIL 24th 2020