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Tag Results for "Innovation"

Top 5 Most Innovative Latin America Countries

The World IntellectualProperty Organization (WIPO), Cornell University, and INSEAD have released the annual "The Global Innovation Index" (GII). continue reading »

Medellin Recognized as World’s Most Innovative City

Medellin, the metropolis in northwestern Colombian was named Friday as the winner of the Innovative City of the Year competition, beating out New York and Tel Aviv. continue reading »

White House Honors 23 Scientists with National Medal

U.S. President Barack Obama honored the work of 23 scientists and researchers in technology and innovation who in many cases started from scratch, but thanks to their enormous talent, surpassed all expectations. continue reading »

Medellin Up Against New York, Tel Aviv for City of the Year Award

The Colombian city of Medellin is competing against New York and Tel Aviv for the title of world's most innovative, a candidacy based on a public-transport system that aims to bolster social cohesion and chip away at longstanding problems of socioeconomic inequality, violence and drug trafficking. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Within the European Union, Spanish firms are among the least involved in innovation cooperation with institutions or companies based elsewhere in the region, the EU's statistics agency said Friday. continue reading »

Costa Rica to Boost Innovation with $35 Million Loan

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $35 million loan to Costa Rica for a program that will help boost productivity by supporting innovation and human capital formation in strategic sectors. continue reading »

Cuba Experiments with “Magnetizers” Devices to Save Fuel

Cuba is experimenting with "magnetizer" devices designed on the island that help vehicles and electric generators save fuel, thanks to the effect of their magnetic field on combustion, the official daily Granma said Saturday. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

The Global Innovation Index (GII), a composite indicator that ranks countries/economies in terms of their enabling environment to innovation and their innovation outputs. Globally, Latin America ranked between 39 and 118 (out of 141). continue reading »