31 Leading Global Life Sciences and
Advanced Manufacturing Companies

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27 LEADING GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

PRIVILEGED GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION

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HOW TO GET THERE? 5 miles 37 miles 110 miles Juan Santamaría
International Airport
Caldera Port APM Terminals
Limón Port

Business Conditions

During the last number of years, the Life Sciences industry has become a strategic sector for Costa Rica and it continues experiencing important dynamism. Today, Medical Devices have become the most important manufacturing exports sector of Costa Rica, and Coyol Free Zone represents 58% of them, with more than US$2,071 million in 2019.

7 of the Top 30
Medical Device Companies

58% 
of Medical Device Exports

1%
of GDP is generated in Coyol Free Zone

+18.400 
Employees in 2022

34% 
of all the exports from Free Zones Regime in Costa Rica

$2.071
million on exports in 2019

+$400
million in investment

OUR AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS SPEAK FOR US
Constantly awarded by important international institutions, Coyol Free Zone is recognized as the Best Free Zone of the Americas and among the Top 10 Free Zones globally.

In 2021, Coyol Free Zone was crowned as the overall winner in Investment Monitor’s inaugural Economic Zone Sustainable Recovery Strategies awards, also topping the Covid Relief Packages and Sustainability and ESG categories. As well as the Latin America Free Zone of the Year, The Most Innovative Free Zone of The Year, and Business Hub for Life Science and Advanced Manufacturing in the Latin American region, by The European.

esential Costa Rica
Bandera Azul Ecologica

2021

fDi Magazine

  • Top 10 Free Zones Globally
  • Regional Award – Winner Americas
  • Global Winner – Excellence for ESG practices
  • SME results – Highly Commended, Americas
  • Sustainability Reporting – Honorable Mention

Investment Monitor

  • OVERALL WINNER
  • Covid-19 Relief – WINNER
  • Sustainability ESG – WINNER
  • Aftercare Support – Honorable Mention
  • Local Impact – Honorable Mention
  • Digitization – Runner Up

The European

  • Best Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Most Innovative Free Trade Zone of the Year
  • Best Business Center for Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing in the Region

2020

Site Selection

  • Top 10 Free Zones Globally

fDI Magazine

  • Top 10 Free Zones Globally
  • Best Free Zone for Medical Devices
  • Best Free Zone for Recruitment Assistance
  • Best Free Zone in Academic Collaborations
  • Best Free Zone in Sustainability
  • Best Free Zone for Large Customers

The European

  • Best Free Trade Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Most Innovative Free Trade Zone of the Year
  • Best for Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing Business Center in Latin America region

2019

Site Selection

  • Top Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean

fDI Magazine

  • Best Free Zone for Medical Devices
  • Best Free Zone for Expansions
  • Best Free Zone for Recruitment Assistance

2018

Site Selection

  • Top Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean

fDI Magazine

  • Award for Specialization in Medical Devices
  • Best Free Zone for Recruitment Assistance
  • Best Free Zone in Academic Collaborations
  • Best Free Zone for Expansions

2017

Site Selection

  • Top Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean

2016

fDI Magazine

  • Award for Specialty in Pharmaceutical Companies and Life Sciences

Mission

Provide innovative solutions for clients who positively impact our partners, collaborators and community.

Vision

Become leaders in sustainable real estate development in the region, while increasing efficiency standards and integrating suppliers to provide the best quality of products.

Our Values

  • Innovation
  • Compromise
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Responsability
  • Sustainability
  • Efficiency
  • Adaptability