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Coyol Free Zone’s key role in the Costa Rican Medical Device ecosystem

July 12th, 2024|

Costa Rica has emerged as a premier destination for medical device manufacturing , earning a reputation as a hub of innovation and excellence. This transformation has brought numerous benefits to the country, enhancing its economic landscape with an industry-oriented cluster and attracting substantial foreign investment from the Life Sciences and smart manufacturing sectors. Investors are attracted [...]

Coyol Free Zone’s exciting ecosystem of Medical Device companies

July 11th, 2024|

Key data about the Medical Device ecosystem in Coyol Free Zone Coyol Free Zone stands out as home to one of the most vibrant medical device hubs in the Americas. With over US$2 billion in annual exports reaching various parts of the world, it is a hotbed for product innovations. But what makes us unique is [...]

Life Sciences industry strengthened by passionate, creative and successful female engineers

June 25th, 2024|

June 23 marks the International Day of Women in Engineering, a field historically dominated by men, which today has greater female participation. Alajuela, June 20, 2024. The Life Sciences industry offers ample growth possibilities for women engineers. In this area, brilliant and ingenious minds excel and take innovation to new horizons in Coyol Free Zone. These [...]

The career opportunities available in Coyol Free Zone

June 20th, 2024|

Coyol Free Zone is home to prestigious Life Sciences companies that offer quality employment Thousands of professionals, technicians, and manufacturing operators in this field have the opportunity to establish a career at these companies, enjoying access to advanced technology, training, transfer of knowledge, and a pleasant working environment. Each of these companies also offers specific benefits [...]

What skills are required to work in the Life Sciences industry?

June 19th, 2024|

Companies based in Coyol Free Zone account for more than 50% of Medical Device and Precision Equipment annual exports in Costa Rica under manufacturing segment The Life Sciences industry in Costa Rica has undergone a transformation and exponential growth in recent years, placing our country on the global map in this sector. There are over 90 [...]

Hologic expands innovation impact in Costa Rica with the opening of its pioneering cybersecurity operations center

June 12th, 2024|

This new center, the first of its kind in the Life Sciences sector in the country, is part of the plan of the company to increase the Global Information Technology Shared Services Center team to around 75 employees, including 40 new positions. Alajuela, Costa Rica, June 12, 2024.- Hologic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology [...]

Exciting Career Opportunities in Costa Rica’s First Medical Needles Manufacturing Facility

June 12th, 2024|

The state-of-the-art facility will produce high-precision and complex medical device components Medical device company Theragenics is creating 500 new jobs over the next five years as part of a USD$10 million investment in its new manufacturing facility in Costa Rica. The new plant will manufacture specialist medical needles, guidewires, and other components for minimally invasive medical [...]

The golden opportunities for talent development in Costa Rica

June 10th, 2024|

Coyol Free Zone has multiple educational programs that promote the availability of trained talent for companies, in addition to being the first Free Zone in Costa Rica in which dual education was incorporated. Given the prolific creation of employment in the country thanks to the attraction of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), and the arrival of multinational [...]

Donation of ¢14 million benefits students and population of Alajuela

June 3rd, 2024|

Different organizations received contributions over the last six months. More than 240 school students and 670,000 users of the San Rafael de Alajuela Hospital benefit from this economic contribution of Coyol Free Zone to the surrounding communities. As part of its commitment to the health and well-being of the population, over the last six months the [...]

Grand Opening for Cadence’s Costa Rica Facility Marks Commitment to Customer Growth

May 24th, 2024|

Alajuela, Costa Rica (May 23, 2024) – Cadence, Inc., a medical device contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and strategic partner for leading global medical device OEMs, announced today the grand opening celebration of its facility in Costa Rica. The celebration is a significant step in the company's continued commitment to growth, innovation, and investment to best meet [...]

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