Awards to the winners of ChileInventa 2011; contest sponsored by the consulting firm CREATECH

David Gomez, winner of the first place in ChileInventa 2011 with his project "Eoliclean", next Catherine Jelinek, of CREATECH

In the month prior to the end of the year 2011, IncubaUC - business incubator of the Pontifical University Catholic of Chile managed by DICTUC - closed competition ChileInventa rewarding three projects of innovation and entrepreneurship. This version 2011 the event was organized in collaboration with Centre innovates DuocUC.

ChileInventa contest is intended to encourage the transfer to the market of "outcomes of processes or r & d projects", creating prototypes, that can be your correct commercialization and/or its technology transfer.     Read more …


14 universities and 1 Technological Institute will promote technology transfer capabilities in Chile

CORFO unveiled, This month of December, the results of your call "Strengthening offices of transfer and Licenciamiento-Modalidad Individual" with an investment of nearly USD 4 million ($ 2.058.923.860).     Read more …


"New business 2011" contest, of EmprendeUC

Before the end of the year 2011, the EmprendeUC business plan competition has awarded the best candidates to your call.

The past 7 was held from December, in the Central House of the Catholic University Pontificia, the award ceremony of the eighth version of the EmprendeUC business plan competition; contest that rewards innovation and entrepreneurship in Chile.     Read more …


54 projects of University students are awarded with funds from the VIU contest, FONDEF's

In the past month of November, in the Centro Cultural Palacio la Moneda, took place the announcement of projects awarded by the valorisation of the research at the University program (VIU).

As we advanced in the month of August, This new program of FONDEF, VIU, aims - as its name - it suggests promoting the link between universities and enterprises to carry out applied research projects; basically with the mood that investigations conducted by specialists - as the thesis of undergraduate and graduate students - there are stranded in the drawers, and with the encourage technology transfer from academia to the productive sector.     Read more …


In Chile, entrepreneurs and University technology managers create new specialized networks: the ASECH and technology managers network

At the beginning of last October were the releases of two important networks related to the entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile: the official opening of the activities of the Association of entrepreneurs of Chile (ASECH), and the first meeting of University technology managers. Both, ceremonies that counted with the participation of CORFO and other important national actors of the r & d and entrepreneurship.     Read more …


New article by visionary leadership, of CREATECH: “Angel capital and Venture Capital: What are and what are looking for in a start-up”

Aspects important to a good presentation to investors

In the section Visionary leadership the website of CREATECH, We try to, through strategic thinking articles, tactics for success or essential tools, give to the researchers, to the entrepreneurs, to the innovative companies and to the investors, answers to the most common questions that they uploaded when routing your ideas to the market.

Don't forget to read our last post on the subject: “Angel capital and Venture Capital: What are and what are looking for in a start-up



Entrepreneurship week: In Chile, innovators and entrepreneurs come together to learn and share experiences

Entrepreneurship fair, in design and innovation source: Center Innovo(1)

A series of events were held in the month of November on innovation and entrepreneurship in Chile. The week of the 14 to the 18 November focused seminars and meetings in the framework of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, originally born idea of the Kauffman Foundation It has spread in the world. This year, 123 countries joined this world celebration, in which there were more than 40.000 events around the world, organized by about 25.000 institutions, between universities, Governments, startups, non-profit organizations, etc. Here, a brief overview of some activities that were carried out in Chile.     Read more …


Governments of Mexico and Chile are looking to improve the capabilities of technology transfer in its universities and research centers

Among the variety of innovative initiatives promoted by Governments, which are intended to increase the number of startups in formation, There are some less known and that could produce greater impact, given that recognize the benefit of carrying more results from research in universities and centres of research to markets. Recently Mexico and Chile have carried out important initiatives aiming to strengthen the capacity of institutions to transfer the knowledge generated to industry.

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CREATECH power ventures sharing his experience with participants in competitions ChileInventa 2011 and EmprendeUC 2011

María Inés Fernández with the participants of the workshop "Evaluation of markets for innovation", for ChileInventa

In October and November of this 2011, CREATECH took part in two activities of the ChileInventa business plan competitions 2011 and EmprendeUC 2011; contests to reward entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile.     Read more …


Budget Act 2012: Changes in innovation

The budget Act 2012 the Government of Chile considers an increase of 3,5% for this year. However, the presentation of this law has provoked different reactions due to variations in the items linked to innovation, the venture, Technology transfer and related institutions.     Read more …