ALERTAS Information

ALERTAS is a Technology Watch Alert System, which provides updated information about science, technology and innovation produced in Latin America and fits your professional preferences and sectorial interests in an easy free way. It helps receiving signals on technology and innovation environment that can be processed and transformed into useful knowledge for decision-making.

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Through these technology watch alerts you will discover information about:

  • Current events.
  • Updated news.
  • Recent papers.
  • Trade fairs and conventions.
  • Laws and regulations.
  • Featured publications.
  • Innovative projects.
  • Good practices and success stories.
  • Calls and grants.
  • Contacts and collaborators.

How it works:

The Technology Watch Alert System requires user registration to provide a personalized information service that meets your needs. In order to do this, the user has to access the registration form, fill his data and choose his preferences. These will be the relevant criteria that the system will understand as informational needs. Based on them, it will articulate the process of detection, classification and prioritization of results, offered in its summaries.

These preferences are set according to:

Professional profile of the user.
Topics of interest in knowledge transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Preferred activity sectors.
Countries of interest.

On the registration form, the user will also indicate the means of consultation and the frequency of Technology Watch Alerts, choosing among: online platform consultation, weekly e-mail or daily e-mail.

Once registered, the alert system will check every day the most relevant information sources and automatically detect, classify and prioritize the data according to your interests. Thus, and based on your preferred activity sector and countries, it will offer a summary of news and events related to innovation, technological cooperation, intellectual property, technological market, development, research, financing, entrepreneurship, technology watch, scientific dissemination, etc.

The user’s preferences can be changed at any time to improve the results that meet your information needs.

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