Master of Engineering in Medical Devices

The objective of the Masters Degree is to train professionals to apply their knowledge acquired in the improvement of manufacturing activities and to serve the needs of the industry.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE):

TEC Opens First Master of Engineering in Medical Devices in Latin America

The Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC), with the support of the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE) and the University of Minnesota, has opened the first Master of Engineering in Medical Devices in Latin America.

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Navtar Starts Operations in Costa Rica

June 2013

With an investment of $4 million, the U.S. medical device supplier will open its first plant in Latin America and its fifth worldwide.

Navtar, a division of the corporation Tekni-Plex, Inc., is to locate the new plant in Zone Z in Cartago, the space will measure 1000 square meters, with the possibility of expanding its size to 3,700 square meters next year.

Neurovascular Devices Facility in Costa Rica

March 2013

MicroVention, Inc., a subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, opened a manufacturing plant for platinum coils and stents for neurovascular treatments.

A statement from the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE) reads:

First neurovascular manufacturing company opens the doors of its modern plant in Alajuela

More Medical Devices in Costa Rica

September 2012

Helix Medical is opening operations in Costa Rica with services in engineering, silicone extrusion and silicone molding and thermoplastics.

A statement from Helix Medical reads:

Helix Medical, LLC, a global manufacturing company for the medical device and health industry, celebrated the grand opening of its latest operational system which measures 1.607 meters square, located in the Free Zone in Alajuela Coyol.

Medical Devices Company to Open Shop in Costa Rica

June 2010

Ninitol Devices and Components, also known as NDC, will invest $3.5 million to establish a manufacturing facility in the country.

The plant will initially employ 30 people, and will manufacture guiding wires for medical appliances, which combines technological specialization with the company’s expertise in nitinol.