New Trade, Innovation & Productivity Center in Costa Rica

This center will be inaugurated on August 20th with three business roundtables.

Monday, August 10, 2009

The new TIP Center in Costa Rica is the latest addition to a network of centers around the world established by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) that utilize research, innovation, and education.

“We are delighted to have a presence in Costa Rica that gives our faculty and students an opportunity to participate in this exciting activity,” said Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. “One of Georgia Tech’s strengths is working with business and industry around the world to apply scientific principles and provide needed education to help meet business challenges. Through the Trade, Innovation & Productivity Center, we will utilize our strengths in technology research to develop innovative solutions and enhance logistical productivity, keeping business moving.”

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Logistics Event in Panama

February 2014

On March 25 international and local experts will discuss the logistical impact on the region of the expansion of the canal at the Panama Logistic Summit event.

On March 25 national and foreign experts will be attending the "Panama Logistic Summit". At the event, which is organized by the Maritime Chamber of Panama with the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, discussions will be held on the logistical impact on the region of the enlargement of the Panama Canal.

III Expo Free Zones Forum

August 2013

On 22nd and 23rd of August entrepreneurs from 10 American countries related to activity of free zones will be meeting in Panama.

Representatives from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Uruguay, the USA, Paraguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina and Panama, will be taking part in the event organized by the Association of Users of the Colon Free Zone (AU).

Panama and the Council of the Americas

March 2012

For the second consecutive year in Panama the Latin American conference of the Council of the Americas was held, this year subtitled "Panama: Where the World Meets."

The Council of the Americas is a private U.S. organization, composed of large international corporations with interests in the region, and who are mediators seeking greater cooperation and economic integration in the continent.

New Logistical Training Center

June 2009

Georgia Institute of Technology will open a center for education in Costa Ria for the management of warehouses and logistics.

Georgia Tech Trade Chain Innovation and Productivity Center is designed for teaching alumni and company executives about bettering supply chains and logistics.

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