Success Stories

The ELAN Network increases the competitiveness of SMEs in especial, through the generation of technology-based business opportunities (TBBOs) with the support provided by our members.

Examples of success stories:

Strategic alliance achieved between Spanish and Costa Rican Public Sector Organisations

From 2016, ELAN Network members have supported the Centre for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI - E.P.E.) in Spain, the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC), and the Ministry of Science Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) in Costa Rica, in order to reach an action plan that will stimulate collaboration between Spanish and Costa Rican SMEs in technology and innovation.

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Chilean company Acuatek and the Czech company Kubicek VHS materialise business

Thanks to the Eurochile Business Foundation and the Enterprise Europe Network, a technological mission was organized, with co-funding from CORFO, to participate in the Industrial Environmental POLLUTEC Fair, held in Lyon, France. During the event, Acuatek and Kubicek partnered to sell the eco-friendly compressors of Czech origin on the Chilean market. More information.



Eurochile will support Chilean and European SMEs to manage their intellectual property rights

Eurochile Business Foundation, as member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), will cooperate with the Help Desk advising SMEs on how to manage property rights in the European Union and Mercosur. EuroChile will thus support EU and Chilean SMEs by enabling access to the services of theMercosur IPR SME helpdesk  and the EU IPR SME Helpdesk, respectively. More information.


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