Argentina, Brazil and Chile are leading innovation in Latin America

Bloomberg has just published its annual Bloomberg Innovation Index for the year 2020. This Index analyzes dozens of criteria using seven metrics, including research and development spending, manufacturing capability and concentration of high-tech public companies.

As to the Latin American countries, Argentina (45), Brazil (46) and Chile (54) are in the lead of innovation in this Region. Argentina has moved up 5 places in the Index, while Chile has moved up 7. 

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Cancellation of Industrial Designs

Bavarian Designs GmbH, is a German SME company dedicated to designing containers for the food industry.

Given their innovative designs, Bavarian Designs was contracted by one of the leading companies in Argentina in the industry of dairy products, called La Norteña, to develop a new design for their milk paperboard containers.

After 3 months, Bavarian Designs delivered La Norteña a new container. 

The new design was so innovative that Bavarian Designs decided to register in Argentina the container design as industrial model.

Technology Transfer in Chile and Colombia

A young group of Dutch researchers created a start- up “LinkBro” within the field of telecommunications. The core of its business was devoted to a new mobile payment technology, registered in the Netherlands under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

After attending a technological fair in Latin America, the EU company received a generous purchase offer from a Chilean company and licensing requests from Colombia regarding the promoted technology.