Mexico might be seen as the ultimate low-cost production hub and although this might be true in the broader sense, the country is already participating in higher value-added activities. Companies already trust local talent enough to introduce engineering and development activities. Meanwhile, national R&D centers and universities are working on research and design programs to participate in training the future of the industry.
In this chapter, key projects from the academic, public and private sectors are showcased in an effort to boost Mexico’s position as an engineering and R&D hub. Regardless of their nationality, companies are featured in this chapter as an example of how Mexican talent can contribute to the evolution of the industry in its most advanced trends.
Main question to answer
How is Mexico participating in technology development and innovation projects and what is the role of local companies and research centers in this process?