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Institute of Economic and Technology Research (INSOTEC) 2005f
Juan Le-n Mera 920 y Wilson Quito , Ecuador
tel:593-2 255 0527 fax:593-2 256 6585

Organizational Status: NGO, founded in 1980.

General Description: INSOTEC was established as a research organization with the goal of stimulating the social, economic, and technological sectors of Ecuador. INSOTEC's programs have also included business development services and general policy dialogues with government entities. The institute has built links with de National Federation of Chambers of Small Industry (FENAPI) and developed a program aimed at strengthening all levels of businesses.

Annual Budget: USD 0.9 million (2003)

Staff: 5 (3 research, 2 administrative/support), 4 visiting

Executive Officers:
Mr. LANUSSE, Jose Antonio (Executive President)
Mr. HIDALGO, Roberto (Director of Centro de Estudios y Politicas)
Ms. GRIJALVA, Gloria (Financial Manager)
Mr. ERAZO, Galo (Loans Manager)

Public Relations:
Ms. MERIZALDE, Jimena (Administrative Manager)

(As of November, 2004)

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