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Costa Rica with the Best Free Trade Zone in America

October 18th, 2021|

Rankings highlight the resilience of Coyol Free Zone despite the impact of COVID19 The Park received 11 new awards in the last month October. Three world rankings, led by experts in attracting Foreign Direct Investment, determined that in 2021, Coyol Free Zone is the leading Free Zone in the region and a pioneer in sustainability, environment [...]

Bayer to invest US$200 million (EUR 170 million) in new pharmaceutical plant in Costa Rica

October 8th, 2021|

The investment is intended to contribute to its sustainability objectives. Bayer is committed to providing access to modern contraceptives for women in low- and middle-income countries and contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical plant, which will produce long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC), is already under construction in the Coyol Free [...]

Coyol Free Zone: The most resilient Free Zone during the Covid-19 pandemic

October 6th, 2021|

Coyol Free Zone’s Covid-relief strategy was recently recognized by the inaugural Economic Zones Sustainable Recovery Strategies Awards The Covid-19 pandemic has forced Free Zones worldwide to adapt and innovate in order to attract new investment and retain existing business, whilst putting in place policies geared towards recovery and resilience. Coyol Free Zone has managed to grow [...]

Costa Rica consolidates its position as a destination for the pharmaceutical industry

October 5th, 2021|

Bayer operations reaffirm Coyol Free Zone’s potential as industry cluster October. Our country is making steady progress in the consolidation as a destination for the pharmaceutical industry, and Coyol Free Zone is proof of this, as it is home to the new Bayer Medical Alajuela plant, an investment of around $200 million. This announcement by the [...]

Medtronic and the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica announce a key partnership to generate an internship program to local college students

September 29th, 2021|

This Program Will Allow Young People from Tilarán, Guápiles, Cartago, Heredia and San José to Have the Chance to Apply for a Place as a Medtronic Coyol Site Intern and to Obtain Their First Experience in the Medtech Industry Medtronic Coyol Site Is the Largest Employer of Precision Operators in Costa Rica September. Medtronic plc, the [...]

Foreign Direct Investment in Costa Rica: What are companies seeking?

September 27th, 2021|

The pandemic caused a reconfiguration in global value chains to which countries must pay attention if they want to continue attracting Foreign Direct Investment. This new global context was discussed by experts from several countries in the V National Congress of Free Zones and the XXIII Ibero-American Conference of Free Trade Zones, hosted by the Association [...]

Philips builds a new research and development laboratory

September 22nd, 2021|

Construction of the first laboratory at Philips Costa Rica, dedicated to the research and development of medical devices, began in September. The laboratory will test and characterize materials and processes involved in the manufacture of image-guided therapy products. Furthermore, general research and development support will be provided to the company. “It is great news for our [...]

Alliance to improve English language skills of students in Alajuela

September 15th, 2021|

More than 50 young people will improve their professional profile to gain access to Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing companies. September. An alliance signed by Coyol Free Zone and the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) will allow to raise the English level of the students of the Professional Technical Schools (CTP) of San Rafael de [...]

INA to train those interested in working in the medical device industry

September 8th, 2021|

September. An agreement executed between the Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA - National Learning Institute) and CODE Development Group will open the doors of Life Sciences to individuals interested in working in this world-class industry. Under this Agreement, the Western Central Regional Headquarters of INA will develop an ongoing training program for people residing in the [...]

Coyol Free Zone: A Partner to Foster your Company’s Growth

August 31st, 2021|

Coyol Free Zone is a strategic partner for the companies of the Life Sciences industry and the sector of advanced manufacturing, by offering our clients the convenience of a one-stop-shop provider in Costa Rica that will support the success of their processes as well as the future growth of their businesses. Despite the challenges, it was [...]

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