Chilean Companies Show Innovative Solutions

December 2, 2010
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A select group of innovative Chilean small and medium-sized companies will be in New York to exhibit a range of new and sophisticated products and services in the areas of IT, health and biotechnology.

Medical devices, biotechnology and IT products and solutions are the areas that five Chilean companies will present to United States investors and the business community in New York, with the aim of exploring business and investment opportunities.


A promising group of successful Chilean Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was selected to showcase their companies for the event "Chile SME Investment Opportunities", organized by the Chilean Trade Commission in New York - ProChile; Endeavour, the global leader in high-impact entrepreneurship; and the Latin American Venture Capital Association - LAVCA. The event will be held on Wednesday December 8th 2010, at 4:45 pm at Puro Chile (161 Grand Street, New York).

The five selected companies are at the forefront of advancements in Chile, representing the growth sectors of biotechnology, medical devices, water treatment, and IT. Many of these new companies are expanding exponentially and hold patents internationally for their exclusive products and services. The firms are Aguamarina (biotechnology), Gled (IT), Surikat (medical devices), Wiseconn (IT - high tech) and Woodtech (IT - high tech). The selection was made by ProChile and Latinnovators, The Source of Ground Breaking Ventures from Latin America

The Trade Commissioner of Chile in New York Alejandro Cerda commented that "this gathering is a unique opportunity to show a new type of Chilean company to the United States Market.  Small and medium enterprises in new technologies are driving a lot of the innovation in Chile, and we are excited to promote these efforts  under the 'Chile' brand, bringing to the US products with high quality standards, innovation and R+D, and great potential to successfully enter the US market".