CdS promotes the development of innovation ecosystems in Bolivia

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City of Knowledge joined the initiative of the Innovation Agency, a unit of the Chamber of Industry, Commerce, Services and Tourism of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia (CAINCO), for knowledge exchange for the development of the knowledge and innovation ecosystem. Commitment that was formalized with the signing of a collaboration agreement between both institutions by their respective Executive Presidents, Jorge R. Arosemena R. and Jorge Arias Lazcano.

The protocolary act included the signing of a collaboration agreement between Julio Novillo Lafuente, Executive President of the Lafuente Business Group and Jorge Arias Lazcano of the Innovation Agency of CAINCO, an agreement in which the parties commit themselves to promote the execution of the Business and Strategic Plan for the creation of the Knowledge and Innovation District, a plan that included the support and technical assistance of the City of Knowledge.

The Innovation Agency of Santa Cruz is projected as an institutional bridge between public policy and the actors involved in the innovation system, to achieve the implementation of innovation actions that respond to changing economic and social needs, generating ideas and strategic thinking.

The City of Knowledge, the Innovation Agency and the Lafuente Business Group will connect their efforts and institutional links to promote the development of the innovation ecosystems of Santa Cruz-Bolivia and Panama City, developing bi-national projects and programs that promote economic and social transformation, through innovation, science and technology.