The Federation of Associations of IT companies from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal (ALETI) gathers IT associations from 19 different countries to promote the use, development, exchange and commercialization of technologies, as well as promote and encourage the generation of positive policies to foster a society of information and knowledge that accelerates the improvement of people’s quality of life.
The Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies was born in 1998 and currently consists of about 200 companies. Together form a strategic bloc that seeks to strengthen and support the sector of digital technologies in Costa Rica.
CESSI stands for “Cámara de Empresas de Software y Servicios Informaticos” and is the chamber of businesses of software and information services. It is a non-profit organization that gathers together regional businesses and business entities dedicated to the development, production, commercialization and implementation of software and the varying services related to this field within Argentina.
The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is the international federation of benchmarked Living Labs in Europe and worldwide. Founded in November 2006 under the auspices of the Finnish European Presidency, the network has grown in ‘waves’ up to this day. To this date, 7 Waves have been launched, resulting in over 340 accepted Living Labs.
FIWARE seeks to provide a truly open, public and royalty-free architecture and a set of open specifications that will allow developers, service providers, enterprises and other organizations to develop products that satisfy their needs while still being open and innovative.
FI-LAB Mexican Node
FI-LAB, the open innovation lab, is a live instance of FI-WARE available to developers for free experimentation with the technology.
La Sociedad Argentina de Informática e Investigación Operativa was established in March 1960 and aims to: identify, unify and extend knowledge of science and techniques of processing information and the practice of objective and quantitative methods of decision; encourage contact between the professionals in the field; and promote education and training in the fields of the disciplines mentioned.
Telefónica is one of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions, with presence in Europe and Latin America. It operates in 24 countries. As of March 2014, Telefónica’s total number of customers amounted to 313.1 million.
Wayra is the startup accelerator of Telefónica with the objective to promote innovation and the detection of new talents in Latin America and Europe in the field of ICT.