With the goal of beginning the development of a workforce that enables the use of technology and space resources through a link with academia, and at the same time continue to promote trade relations and cooperation between Ecuador and the United States, the Ecuadorian American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) promoted the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Institute for space science Milo.

The agreement also seeks to define new opportunities for attracting investment to the country.

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Representatives of AmCham and Milo, an organizational part of the University of Arizona, in the United States, held a full agenda in Quito to consolidate strategic alliances with which they seek to expand knowledge of the opportunities offered by space, improving the productivity and competitiveness of the private sector and promoting the attraction of investments from the space cluster.

For Felipe Espinosa, Executive President of AmCham, this agreement “enables us to deepen bilateral relations with the United States and, in addition, introduces Ecuador to discussions and action plans related to the development of the space technology cluster.”

For his part, David Thomas, executive director of the Milo Space Science Institute, emphasizes that Ecuador is a priority for MILO, therefore its relationship with AmCham is crucial for the private sector to take advantage of the opportunities of its training programs and its missions. room.