MARKETPLAZA Innovation Managers

MARKETPLAZA Innovation Managers

BioNJ Member Type: Associate

With offices in Latin America (Costa Rica and Uruguay), Marketplaza is dedicated to bringing the right people and stakeholders together to produce innovation in the life sciences sectors. We carry out alliance management services for companies from around the world interested in our network of life science companies, researchers and government representatives within Latin America. Since 2010, in Costa Rica, our company has been hired by CINDE (Costa Rica’s foreign investment promotion agency) to develop the strategy and promote the establishment of foreign biotechnology companies in the country and promote partnerships with local organizations. We have represented the country at BIO in the past couple of years. Our President, Gabriela Couto, formerly worked at National Biotechnology Innovation Center of Costa Rica, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Biotechnology Center at the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Uruguay, Technology Management Center of the Uruguayan Chamber of Industries; maintains contact with government, academy and biotech companies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

Special Offers:
Has been working recently for the European Commission on the design and evaluation of regional biotech projects for Mercosur with the purpose of promoting links with European biotech companies. In 2012 is working with CINDE in Costa Rica to promote collaboration with US and EU biotech companies.


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