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The impact of AI on the Medical Devices industry

May 22nd, 2024|

Companies in Coyol Free Zone are well-equipped to foster the development of groundbreaking technologies for smart manufacturing that transform patient care and improve health outcomes AI-powered devices are transforming the healthcare industry, from diagnosis to treatment, enhancing efficiency, and improving patient outcomes. Generative design techniques are being harnessed to revolutionize the creation of Medical Devices. Generative [...]

Costa Rica: A “jaguar” powered by Medical Device exports

May 17th, 2024|

The specialization of Costa Rica has made it a Medical Device export hub in the continent. Medical Device exports in this country experienced a remarkable growth rate of 28% in 2023, surpassing the US$7.6 billion mark. Bank of America issued a report on Costa Rica, comparing its economic development to the countries that were called "tiger" [...]

Costa Rica continues to grow as an exporter of Medical Devices

May 15th, 2024|

Coyol Free Zone provides a sustainable export flow that boosts Costa Rica's productivity and economy Costa Rica continues to position itself as a regional leader in medical device exports, with sales abroad growing and more companies setting up in its Free Trade Zones. Its unique combination of skilled human talent, quality infrastructure, and an investment-friendly environment [...]

Coyol Free Zone stands out in prestigious global list of model free zones for sustainability

May 9th, 2024|

Recognition of the Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ) Alajuela, May 8, 2024. Before the world, Coyol Free Zone sows the seed of its commitment to sustainability and is an example of compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is confirmed by the recognition of the Global Alliance of Special Economic Zones (GASEZ), which [...]

Coyol Free Zone created 1,796 new jobs during 2023

April 29th, 2024|

Through investments and reinvestments in companies The industrial park has been providing quality jobs to people for 17 years. Alajuela, April 24, 2024. Coyol Free Zone, a leading industrial park in the export of medical devices, continues its growth in a sustained and stable manner throughout its 17-year history in Costa Rica. As a pioneer in [...]

Coyol Free Zone awards 9 local suppliers for their good business practices

April 25th, 2024|

Alajuela, April 19, 2024. Nine Costa Rican suppliers that are part of the value chain of the 33 companies located in the Coyol Free Zone were awarded for contributing with their services, inputs or components to the improvement of the manufacturing processes of these companies. The awards are given as part of the Second Edition of [...]

Shockwave Medical opens manufacturing plant in Costa Rica and will hire 1,200 persons

April 10th, 2024|

With a projected investment of US$40 million by 2028, divided into two stages, the company built its first plant outside the United States in the Coyol Free Trade Zone, Alajuela. The company joins the Costa Rican life sciences sector, which is made up of 92 companies, exporting more than US$7.6 billion in 2023. Alajuela, April 9, [...]

The Importance of Gender Equity in STEM Careers

March 30th, 2024|

Companies in life sciences industry must focus on training and enhancing the skills of women in STEM areas The participation of women in the economy is crucial for sustainable development, poverty reduction, and a more equitable society. STEM fields offer an opportunity to engage women in the economy by adding new perspectives, skills, and knowledge to [...]

Companies in Coyol Free Zone provide 26,796 quality jobs in the Life Sciences Industry

March 22nd, 2024|

74% of the workforce holds operational positions 54% of total positions are held by women March 2024. The 33 companies located in Coyol Free Zone, Costa Rica's leading exporter in the Life Sciences sector, have become an important source of employment, as well as research and development. Today, a total of 26,796 people have formal, inclusive [...]

Free Trade Zones and their promise of female empowerment

March 15th, 2024|

Explore how industrial parks in Costa Rica are empowering women and advancing the life sciences industry, creating a landscape of opportunity and growth Free Trade Zones (FTZ) provide a powerful platform for opportunity and inclusion. Through the companies that operate in this zones, thousands of quality jobs are generated, often in population segments without access to [...]

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