In the context of celebrating the 201st anniversary of our independence, we co-finance and provide technical assistance to certain innovation, innovative entrepreneurship and production development projects, with a commitment to continue promoting and integrating innovation in all regions of Peru. The ProInnóvate program of the Ministry of Production, which affects the growth and development of our country and improves the quality of life of Peruvians.
Over the past 15 years, ProInnóvate has promoted more than 5,027 research, development, innovation and entrepreneurship projects.
Learn about some Peruvian projects that rely on technology:
AGROS, a technology that revalues farmers
This innovative initiative by the Piura region promotes opportunities for small farmers across the country to access improved financial services, competitive markets and specialized advice.
The basic purpose of fields Connecting rural producers to the world’s digital economy means turning rural producers into digital producers, giving them an identity in a community so they can increase their production and expand markets.
ECOPOR, geofoam for home construction
This project was born with the aim of providing an alternative to permanent exposed houses in unsuspected areas in the Amazon soil of our country. Geofoam, developed by Ecopor, is a construction material made up of large, light blocks of highly resistant polystyrene that is used in a variety of terrains and serves as thermal insulation.
Thanks to the results of a full-scale prototype developed by Ecopor in the district of Bunjana (Iquitos), the regional government of Loreto included the use of geofoam in the project „Construction of a tourist marina for access to the northern tourist circuit”. Iquitos” where about 28,000 m3 of said material will be used.
Ecocharb fights against deforestation
This project by the company Ecoguerreros del Perú y el Mundo from the San Martín region seeks to become a solution to the deforestation of forests and their ecosystems, using eco-charcoal made from 100% natural waste instead of traditional charcoal. Coconut shells, chestnuts, shabaja and aguaji seeds etc.
Ecochar It produces no polluting fumes, is 50% more efficient and emits only 5% CO2, unlike traditional coal’s 54%. Additionally, the ash of this coal acts as a natural fertilizer. Currently, this product aims to establish itself in the poultry industry, which uses carob as an input for firewood or charcoal for grilled chicken. Ecocarbón is sold nationwide, in supermarket chains and in various presentations.
Cocarbon, coconut shell to purify water
At the age of 30, Alto Galli is one of the recognized Peruvians MIT Technology Review in Spanish Because of his active role as founder and chairman of Cocarbon, a company that reuses agricultural waste like coconut husks for water filtration and purification.
This business manager saw coconut husk as a sustainable and efficient raw material for activated carbon production. In conversation with Andean AgencyAldo Galli points out that these agricultural wastes are converted into charcoal and chemically or physically activated to increase its porosity and, therefore, its absorption capacity.
Organic bananas from Beura to the world
The Organic Banana Cluster project is very important for the agro-fruit sector in the northern part of Peru, as it has more than 9,000 producers who, with the international organization Solidaridad, the Association of Organic Banana Producers Valle del Sira and other organizations of organic banana producers from Piura, increase the number of banana exports to international destinations. is their primary objective.
Thanks to the measures implemented with the funding of ProInnóvate, focusing on environmental, social and economically sustainable conservation, the cluster has been able to significantly increase the number of 18 kg boxes produced per hectare per year.
FORTICAO, the Peruvian remedy for anemia
Fortigao is a chocolate made from pure Peruvian cacao and heme iron, which is made from the dehydrated hemoglobin of cattle. It helps prevent and treat anemia in children above one year of age.
The main objective of Wala Company is to provide better life and health to people especially children by ensuring adequate growth and development through consumption of this product.
FACELE, e-commerce tools for small businesses
The “Crece+Perú” project of the Facele company is an intelligent platform of free management tools for Mypes and suppliers developed for more than 14 years, thanks to the support of ProInnóvate during the pandemic due to the tools developed and implemented due to Covid-19. For business administration and management, wineries, hardware stores, pharmacies and other small businesses can reinvent themselves in an e-commerce or virtual environment and stay active during the social isolation period we are experiencing.