Water Management - Israeli Innovations Seminar, Chiclayo-Peru
It was held in June at Casa Andina Select Hotel at Chiclayo City, northern Peru and it promoted, mainly, the good Israeli practices on irrigation projects and water treatment. This event also promoted the Exhibition and Conference Watec Peru, to be held in Lima this year, for the first time in the country.
The lecturers of this important seminar were the Commercial Attache of the Embassy of Israel and the representatives of important Israeli water technology companies in Peru, as Netafim and Relix (from Mer/Rimon association); also, the representatives of Watec Peru.
The event was organized by the Embassy of Israel in Peru in coordination with the Lambayeque Chamber of Commerce and Production and the Peruvian Exporters Association – North Region. It was attended by important authorities as the Lambayeque Regional President, as well as the representatives of the most important entrepreneurial organizations and companies from the northern region.
Start Tel Aviv Peru Contest
A group of 60 young but expert Peruvian startups participated in the Start Tel Aviv Peru Contest, which was held at UPC University last June 25th. It was organized by the Embassy of Israel in Lima and Start UPC. The winner was the Peruvian startup CulqiPOS, which develops a free mobile application that allows users to make and receive mobile payments with credit and debit cards.
Amparo Nalvarte, CEO & Manager of CulquiPOS, the winner of the competition, received a full paid trip to Israel and the possibility to participate in the International Seminar Start Tel Aviv, that will join entrepreuners from all over the world who will meet the Israeli entrepreunership ecosystem.
Visit of President Ollanta Humala to Israel
In the third day of his official visit to Israel, the Peruvian President Ollanta Humala took part in the Conference "Israel-Peru: Bilateral Trade and Business Opportunities".
The Peruvian Ministers of Economy and Agriculture took part of this event too.
Concluding this meeting, it was announced the establishment of a Peruvian trade office in
Israel and also the establishment of the Israeli Peruvian Business Council.
Peruvian mission - Watec Israel 2013
The Embassy of Israel in Lima worked to send a Peruvian official mission to Watec Israel 2013, headed by the Minister of Agriculture.
Together with the Peruvian Exporters Association ADEX, the Embassy also sent an entrepreneurial delegation to Watec Israel, that visited the Israel Latin America Chamber of Commerce and took a professional tour, visiting a water reservoir, fertigation systems and application of technologies in greenhouse crops, besides visiting the most emblematic Israeli spots.
The entrepreneurial delegation met the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture too.
CONCYTEC Exhibition - Lima
The Week of Science, Innovation and Technology, was organized by the Peruvian National Council of Science and Technology, CONCYTEC, on past November.
The Embassy of Israel in Lima took part of this event presenting opportunities in education and presenting also its technological achievements in telecommunications, satellite, applications for mobile phones and irrigation technology.
The Israeli technology presence in Peru was also presented by the Israeli companies Netafim and Gilat, that presented their irrigation systems and telecommunication technologies there as well.