Mexico City was de-industrialized during the 1980’s and 1990’s due to large GHG emissions of pollutants and waste generation that became public health problems and then economic problems. NGIN member Green Momentum contracted with NGIN to develop an action plan for a cleantech incubator with a prototyping lab. LACI then first implemented the Global Innovation Network Commercialization Program which utilized LACI’s proven model and applied it to the specific economic development needs and goals for cleantech innovation and development in Mexico City.

The mission and objective of the Trade Tour was to teach companies about how to do business in Mexico and with whom, and included personally matching and introductions to potential partners and customers.