On May 20th, the MCCT students had the opportunity to present their pitches to professors, investors and entrepreneurs representing Nemak, Femsa Foundation, Dalus Capital, Grupo Alfa and EGADE Business School. It was a very enriching and successful experience for MCCT-8th cohort. .... Congratulations to all of them!
Yesterday we had the visit of the President of INADEM, Enrique Jacob Rocha, as well as the Delegate in N.L. Of the Secretary of Economy, Carlota Vargas and the former students,Rolando Durán, Carlos Woolfolk, Servando Aguirre, Alfredo Godinez and Javier Morales.
In the presentation of the Binational Innovation Nodes (NoBi’s) that CONACYT and NSF are developing in Mexico under the framework of the ICorps model.
CGIE is part of the NoBi Norte working along with CIQA, CIMAV and UANL.
Today CGIE got another visit, this time it was from the Colombian Delegation of the department of Tolima. of the department of Tolima
Today we received at CGIE a delegation from Austin, leadered by David Colligan, Manager of Global Business Expansion Division of Economic Development Department for the City of Austin and Mark Madrid, CEO & President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
In April 25th and April 26th alumni of the MCCT participated in a workshop to pre-select instructors for CONACYT Program Called Binational Nodes Innovation ( Nobis ) . Training in the methodology I- Corps from NSF was in the premises of CONACYT in Mexico City with the participation of representatives of the UNAM , IPN, CINVESTAV , the National Technology Mexico , Tec de Monterrey and CGIE . We take this opportunity to take a souvenir photo . First row: Obed Hernandez (Morelia TI), Melva Flores ( UNAM) , Angélica Nuñez (IPN ) , Erik Alvarez ( CGIE ), Teresa De León ( CONACYT ), Alejandro Medina (TI Toluca) , Carlos Ross. Second row : Alfredo Godínez ( CGIE / UANL ) , Elda Reyes ( TI Nuevo Leon ) , Mónica Breceda ( CGIE ) , Carlos Montoya ( ITESI ) . Third row : Three instructors and Candy Flores ( CINVESTAV ).
Here you have some pictures of the celebration.
For the second consecutive year the CGIE will host the CTCM and invites you to participate by registering your ideas at www.cleantech.mx.
Since 2010, CTCM has been an engine of economic development through sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship in clean technology. CTCM offers an alternative to improve the competitiveness and productivity in Latin America.
CTCM has an open acceleration process , in a competition format , focused on promoting the commercial scaling as well as the development of technical and business skills in young entrepreneurs and new entrepreneurs. It also works as a platform for companies generators of clean technology through links with different actors at national and international levels.
CTCM is characterized by work on strengthening all selected projects across multiple benefits such as networking events and ongoing training for 5 months, the semifinalists receive specialized counseling and monitoring, while finalists will have the chance to win various prizes including $ 250,000 MXN and more than a million pesos in prizes and the opportunity to receive investment from private equity joint venture with a capacity of up to $ 30 million.