Panamanian Entrepreneur from the Business Accelerator at the City of Knowledge wins Price
With more than 1000 teams participating on this challenge, the young Panamanian entrepreneur from the Business Accelerator at the City of Knowledge, Demetrio Javier Díaz, won the ECOPRENEUR Price 2011 at Mongolia. The Government of Mongolia, the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) and Global TIC, among other organizations and companies, sponsored the competition.
Demetrio is the General Manager of ABOQUETE SA www.aboquete.com, a company that brings ecological solutions to Panamanian agro businessmen by offering eco friendly products that help improve their productivity, and increase income, while at the same time conserving the environment.
The project that they are developing consists in stabilizing biological controllers at room temperature. This fungus, that controls insects and plagues in the crops, are the ones that are being produced at the biotechnology department of the company through a technology that has been developed by young Panamanian entrepreneurs. This is without a doubt a high quality product from Panama to the world.