Córdoba minister presents plan to legislature for tech development

Thursday, March 10, 2011

The industry, commerce and labor minister of Argentina's Córdoba province, Roberto Avalle, has presented a strategic plan for the technology, computing and communications industries to the legislative commission, according to a release from the provincial government.

Avalle presented the project with technology, computing and communications committee members at a meeting where provincial authorities and representatives from various entities such as Córdoba tech institute ITC were present.

According to Avalle, the provincial government must have a sustainable policy for the next 10 years to make provisions required by the sector.

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The sector has been growing since 2000, when only a handful of SMEs were present and Motorola first landed in Córdoba, he added, and today numerous top-notch global companies are in the province and around 9,000 professionals employed in the sector.

Additionally, Avalle said Córdoba has developed strong human resource capacity, as it has been able to reverse the brain drain on the province and give its younger residents opportunities for professional development.