City of Knowledge at the International Technological Park Forum
The City of Knowledge Foundation participated in the International Technological Park Forum, which was held at the National University of Asunción, Paraguay, from the 14th to the 15th of June.
Within the framework of the celebration of the Bicentennial Independence of Paraguay, the International Technological Park Forum took place under the slogan “Knowledge, technology for development and innovation”. The Forum aimed to lay the foundations for the generation of Technological Parks in Paraguay through the analysis and determination of the necessary requirements for installation and functioning, as well as the identification and involvement of the key actors: government, business and academic sectors, which will allow for the effective development and consolidation of Technological Parks in the country.
Janelle Castrellón, Project Manager of the International Technopark of the City of Knowledge, displayed the management models of the Park by highlighting the importance of attracting innovative companies, technology transfer impulse, offered services and undertaking innovative, business, formative and outreach actions.
The meeting attracted institutions from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain and Paraguay, and was directed at professionals in charge of regional and local development programs, park managers, public and private institutions, innovative companies, teachers, investigators, doctors, technologists and students. The City of Knowledge Foundation, by participating in this Forum, consolidates its status as a center for innovation and development.