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The Innovation Ecosystem is Underway

Here is an update on what is happening in the Innovation Ecosystem with the 6 PerúDesignNet Week winning projects.

As you know, the 42 finalists in the Ideas Competition travelled to Peru to take part in the PerúDesignNet Week, which was held from the 2nd to the 7th of November. There, they promoted and put their ideas into practice, carrying them out with the help of the participating companies and a group of international facilitators.

The jury, made up of national and international professionals and technicians from the IED Madrid and PromPerú, assessed the quality of the works and the innovative and creative potential of their creators, finally selecting the 6 winners who are currently taking part in the Innovation Ecosystem.

The Innovation Ecosystem is a training program under the vision of a business growth platform, which has different content and tutorials. The aim of the programme is to support development through innovation and prototype the winning ideas in the SMEs taking part in PerúDesignNet. This phase of the project consists of three months’ work online in which the participants, together with their tutors and professional specialists from different fields, will guide the concepts in their transformation into real applicable actions not limited to the national context of Peru but also internationally. The prototype that will be presented before the jury by the SMEs upon completion of the Innovation Ecosystem in April, 2016.

The winners were:

CRAFTS

Suelem Lee Hong (Brazil) / Winner in Artesanos de Túcume

Nelly Ragua Miranda (Colombia) / Winner in Tulp & Mezcla

GASTRONOMY

Francesca Lasarte (Peru) / Winner in Amaz Foods

Rodrigo Sánchez Picazo (Spain) / Winner in Piscosour.com

TOURISM

Ellen Mutchler (United States) / Winner in Llama Pack

Andrés Leonardo Carvajal Mateus (Colombia) / Winner in Peru For Less

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