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Creative Industries Sector executive:

  • Paula Bogantes
    Paula Bogantes
    Sector lead
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Creative Industries

Picturing a world of digital humanity:
designing tech that serves human connection

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Flourishing on the creative side

The creative economy leverages a wild mind, a disciplined eye, which combines with the right technology and culture for innovation to enhance everyday experiences. These drives solutions that enable people to share, collaborate, and enjoy ever-more-so personalized experiences. Costa Rica undoubtedly offers a stimulating business ecosystem with a sensitivity for our environment, which provides the encouragement that creative industries need to thrive.

In a country with a highly educated population and ever more sophisticated buyers, animation, gaming, design, digital marketing, UX and UI, architecture, engineering and related areas in this sector are finding fertile ground. Put together, these creative capabilities paint a picture of community, that aims to bring brighter outcomes for its customers to life.

1st
in Cultural, Creative & ICT services exports in LATAM

As % of total trade (WIPO 2019 )

#2
in ease of finding skilled employees

#2 in LATAM in ease of finding skilled employees (GCR, 2019)

2nd
in the IPRI

Costa Rica ranks 2nd in Latin America in the International Property Rights Index (IPRI) (Property Rights Alliance, 2019.)

Top 4
Digital Animation faculties

Top 4 Digital Animation faculties in Latin America (Veritas University) and among the Top 100 in the world.

#1
in digital skills

1st in digital skills among population in LATAM (WEF, 2019)

1st
in English proficiency

1st in LATAM in English proficiency (TOEIC Test, ETS, 2019)

3rd
in Global Innovation Index

3rd in Global Innovation Index in LATAM (WIPO, 2020)

$800M
Advertising market size

Costa Rica's advertising market size amounts $800 million USD (Procomer, 2016)

+650
companies in the advertising cluster

The advertising cluster is composed of around +650 companies nationwide (Procomer, 2019)

Creative Industries conections
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Applications

in this sector

Gaming & Animation
Marketing & Advertising
Engineering & Design

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currently active companies in this sector

EXPLORE FULL LIST OF COMPANIES

32 currently active companies in this sector

Advisory Services
  • Gensler

    2007
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
Architecture
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Cornerstone (Former NCI Buildings Group)

    2017
  • Gensler

    2007
  • Holland Engineering

    2002
Assemblies and Sub-assemblies
  • ATL Technology

    2013
Business Intelligence
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
Cloud Development and Support
  • HP Enterprise

    2004
Content Creation
  • Accenture

    2005
  • Catalina

    2018
  • Cheetah Digital

    2017
  • Creative Drive

    2016
  • FindaSense

    2013
  • Havas Magma

    2011
  • Konrad

    2013
  • Lionbridge

    2014
  • Modsquad

    2019
  • Modus Create

    2019
  • POP Digital

    2010
  • Relish Interactive

    2020
  • The Hangar Interactive (Critical Mass)

    2008
  • Wunderman Thompson

    2006
Customer Service/Care (via phone, e-mail & chat)
  • 3M

    2015
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Lion Resources

    2008
  • Lion Resources (Publicis)

    2008
  • Modsquad

    2019
  • Smile Direct

    2016
  • Trane

    2014
Cybersecurity
  • 3M

    2015
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
Dental Systems
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • Smile Direct

    2016
Engineering & Design
  • AEC

    2010
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • ATL Technology

    2013
  • Boston Scientific Global Park

    2018
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Emerson

    2008
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Johnson Controls

    1979
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
  • NC Tech

    2013
  • Smile Direct

    2016
  • Trane

    2014
Engineering, Repair and Maintenance
  • Emerson

    2008
  • Holland Engineering

    2002
Finance & Accounting
  • 3M

    2015
  • Accenture

    2005
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • Boston Scientific Global Park

    2018
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Gensler

    2007
  • Holland Roofing

    2002
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Lion Resources

    2008
  • Lion Resources (Publicis)

    2008
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
  • Wunderman Thompson

    2006
Human Resources
  • 3M

    2015
  • Boston Scientific Global Park

    2018
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Gensler

    2007
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Lion Resources

    2008
  • Lion Resources (Publicis)

    2008
Network Operations
  • 3M

    2015
  • HP Enterprise

    2004
OEMs
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
  • Smile Direct

    2016
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine/ENT
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
Procurement
  • 3M

    2015
  • Accenture

    2005
  • Construction Link

    2010
  • Lion Resources

    2008
  • Lion Resources (Publicis)

    2008
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
Quality Assurance and compliance
  • Accenture

    2005
  • Wunderman Thompson

    2006
Software Development
  • 3M

    2015
  • Accenture

    2005
  • Align Technologies Global Park

    2001
  • Align Technology

    2001
  • FindaSense

    2013
  • Havas Magma

    2011
  • HP Enterprise

    2004
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Konrad

    2013
  • Lionbridge

    2014
  • Lion Resources

    2008
  • Lion Resources (Publicis)

    2008
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
  • NC Tech

    2013
  • POP Digital

    2010
  • The Hangar Interactive (Critical Mass)

    2008
  • Wunderman Thompson

    2006
Software Maintenance
  • HP Enterprise

    2004
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Lionbridge

    2014
  • L&T Infotech

    2013
  • NC Tech

    2013
Suppliers
  • ATL Technology

    2013
Technical Support (Tier 1-4)
  • 3M

    2015
  • Boston Scientific Global Park

    2018
  • HP Enterprise

    2004
  • Intel EDC

    2011
  • Intel Megalab

    2014
  • Intel R&D

    2015
  • Intel SS

    2005
  • Johnson Controls

    1979
  • MicroPort Orthopedics

    2013
  • Trane

    2014
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Creative Industries executive:
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Sector lead

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