ICTs in environment, health and high performance computing as key for technological business opportunities, Costa Rica 19-21/09/2016


CeNAT in collaboration with CONICIT, EARTH University and TECNALIA
Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici Conf. Center, Costado Norte Del Parque, San Jose, Costa Rica
San José
Costa Rica

Free of charge
Small and Medium-sized enterprises
SME intermediary associations
Latin American SMEs engaged in business cooperation with EU firms
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ICT is one of the most dynamic technological areas in Costa Rica. It includes more than 900 companies, 95% of which are SMEs, becoming a n interesting sector which important challenges related to international collaboration and partnership .

Joining this strategic sector with national priorities and international demands,  ELAN Network Costa Rica 2016 will be focused on ICT solutions for Health, Environment and High Performance Computing.

This   event is a unique opportunity for European and Latin American SMEs, governments and academia, focused on these specific issues, where they caninteract and generate concrete business opportunities based on technology.

During the event, a ttendees will find both new international partners to create strong networks and durable relationships   and business opportunities characterized by being technology and innovation related.

This event will run in parallel to the 7th Workshop on Green Chemistry and Nanotechnologies in Polymer Chemistry, focused on environment high technologies.

Given the proximity between countries, a large number of organisations from Panama are expected to attend.


  • Identify, within the state of the art of selected topics, business opportunities and technological challenges.
  • Consolidate areas of collaboration in the development of business opportunities based on technology.
  • Create a space where participants seek the right partners to address market challenges in generating new jobs, diversification of existing businesses or to address new markets.
  • Provide a forum for the government, academia and business sectors to discuss the challenges and opportunities of bringing innovations to the market and the most suitable strategies to overcome them.