CEDIA (Consorcio Ecuatoriano para el Desarrollo de Internet Avanzado, Ecuadorian Consortium for Advanced Internet Development), is composed by Ecuadorian Universities and Institutions of Research and Development, was created to encourage, promote and coordinate the Project Advanced Networks, development of information technologies, telecommunications and computing networks focused on scientific, technological, innovative and educational development in Ecuador.
Galapagos Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) is a world-class academic and research institution offering hands-on academic programs for international and Ecuadorian students alike. Students partaking in our semester programs have the opportunity to choose between three tracks: Marine Ecology; Evolution, Ecology and Conservation; and People Politics and the Environment. GAIAS also offers tailor made programs, for faculty led programs by other universities and academic institutions. Established by Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in 2002
Galapagos Science Center (GSC), es un centro de investigación multidisciplinario ubicado en la isla San Cristóbal, que ha sido creado gracias a la colaboración entre la Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) y la
Universidad de Carolina del Norte - Chapel Hill (UNC) para el desarrollo científico en las Islas Galápagos.