Yearly Archives: 2019


CRx Life Sciences starts operations in Costa Rica

December 4th, 2019|

CRx Life Sciences will be located in Coyol Free Zone December. Coyol Free Zone, a free zone specialized in the Life Sciences industry, will host the operations of CRx Life Sciences starting December, the first consulting and engineering firm focused on providing solutions for the industry. With this, the park reaches 29 companies operating, 7 of [...]

Moog Medical Devices Group Costa Rica Obtains The Maximum National Award Of Excellence

December 3rd, 2019|

On November 26, 2019, the Excellence Awards were presented in its XXII Edition of the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica. This year 36 companies participated in the programs: Excellence Award, Route to Excellence and Commitment to excellence. For the sixth consecutive year, MOOG MDG CR has participated and has been awarded consecutively by the Chamber [...]

Ranking spotlights location and services of Coyol Free Zone

November 8th, 2019|

The Top Free Zones 2019 ranking by the international magazine Site Selection named Coyol Free Zone as the best free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean for the third consecutive year. The publication emphasizes the location, world-class infrastructure of the free zone and its essential services for the operations of Life Science companies, such as [...]

Virtual models impact the construction of industrial buildings for Life Sciences

October 14th, 2019|

The new structural models and an increasingly sustainable development demand are the spearheads of technologies in the construction industry. Coyol Free Zone, a real estate developer with built-to-suit solutions for the Life Sciences industry, already ventures into the modeling of its new buildings through Building Information Models (BIM), which allows it a broad advantage and know-how [...]

International ranking awards the work of Coyol Free Zone in the Life Sciences industry

October 14th, 2019|

October 14th. This 2019, for the second consecutive year, fDi Magazine awarded the specialized services that Coyol Free Zone offers to those of the companies located in the park and to potential clients. This year, the magazine gave Coyol Free Zone 3 awards: Best Free Zone for Expansions, Best Free Zone for Medical Devices and Best [...]

Coyol Free Zone will generate 1,500 new jobs during the next 6 months

June 18th, 2019|

Coyol Free Zone (CFZ), the leader in exports of the Life Sciences sector in Costa Rica, announced, during a visit from the President of Costa Rica, that the established companies will generate 1,500 new jobs during the next 6 months. Candidates sought for these positions are people from diverse backgrounds and profiles; manufacturing operators, precision mechanics, [...]

Medical Devices Exports Increased $546 million

May 9th, 2019|

Exports figures have tripled between 2014 and 2018 A single park exports 62,7% of all medical devices Coyol Free Zone (CFZ) medical device exports have increased by $546 million, going from $1.430 million in 2017 to $1.976 millions in 2018, according to data from the Foreign Trade Promoter Agency (PROCOMER). This behavior reflects the sustained growth [...]

A practice-based Master’s Degree: Medical Device Engineering

February 28th, 2019|

In addition of being the only one in Latin America, the Master’s degree in Engineering in Medical Devices offers to the students an attractive syllabus program, with a practical methodology that allows practice-based learning and researching. This postgraduate program has national and international teachers, classes via Adobe Connect (web conference) and visits during the program [...]

If Costa Rica commits to build a sustainable MedTech industry, programs like the one that TEC offers are essential

February 28th, 2019|

An specialist in the medical device industry of the University of Minnesota, analyzes the status of this sector in Costa Rica and TEC’s role in the development of it. Dr. Daniel Mooradian, from the University of Minnesota, United States, has been involved since the conception of the  Engineering in Medical Devices Master of the Tecnológico [...]

Medical Devices Sector Moves Towards Research and Development

February 28th, 2019|

The R & D segment is one of the richest generators in global value chains Engineering in Medical Devices Master’s allows to boost research capabilities Medical devices are the main export product in Costa Rica. According to the Promoter of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica (Procomer), 28% of the total exported goods of Costa Rica [...]

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