05/12/2017

University of the Andes developed 2nd technology fair where CREATECH was again invited to participate

Jovanka Trebotich, of CREATECH, together the jury analyzing one of the projects submitted. Photo courtesy of Juan Pablo Oyarzún.

The past 10 November 2nd technology fair was held in the Hall North of the library of the Universidad de los Andes. It is activity, just like the first version, It was the closing of the course "Design workshop, product" of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences. However, Unlike the previous version, participants are mostly studying 2nd year of electrical engineering, Engineering in computer science and Civil Engineering.     Read more …

30/10/2017

Loreto Valenzuela and his FishExtend project progress on the road from idea to market

Earlier this year the CREATECH team was assisting Loreto Valenzuela of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile, in his FishExtend project, an edible coating in format of spray that allows to extend the freshness of the salmon.     Read more …

29/09/2017

CREATECH teaches course on technology transfer in the Universidad Santa Maria

Jovanka Trebotich of CREATECH together with the Diploma students. Photo courtesy USM.

In August of this year Jovanka Trebotich, CREATECH studies Manager, It was a part of the Diploma innovation and technology transfer of the University Federico Santa Maria, in the context of the engineering program 2030. Jovanka was in charge of the module 6, entitled "critical and aspects relevant for the development of technology transfer - managers, Brokers, Articulators with sectors outside USM".     Read more …

14/09/2017

Case of CREATECH: Wellness Technologies launches the innovative probiotic Lacte 5 to the market

Image courtesy of Wellness Technologies

From 2005 CREATECH has focused on guiding and supporting entrepreneurs and researchers to go the long way of bringing their ideas to market. This is why we are happy to know that our clients meet their goals. It is the case of María Loreto Ormeño, who with his company investor. Wellness Technologies Ltda., It is ready to launch its first product on the market. Loreto wanted to share this success with us and encourage others who are beginning or are in the process to realize their ideas.

Lacte 5 is the first supplement containing the strain Chilean Lactobacillus Salivarius LPM01, isolated from breast milk healthy women in the Bio Bio Region by the Universidad de Concepción human year 2006 and functionally developed by the company Inversiones Wellness Technologies Ltda. for the development of food and functional supplements.     Read more …

30/06/2017

1ND technology fair at the University of the Andes is developed with participation of CREATECH

Member of the jury: Alex Hazbun, of Inventus; Emilio de la Jara, of Captahydro; Juan Pablo Oyarzun, one of the teachers in charge of the class; and Jovanka Trebotich, of CREATECH. Photo courtesy of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences, University of the Andes.

The day 14 June developed the 1ND technology fair at the Universidad de Los Andes, This activity is part of the closure of the course "Design workshop, product" of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences in that House of studies. Highlights that this course was composed by 149 the students of Civil Engineering in computer science, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and electrical engineering.

At the fair were they exposed 25 projects, which according to said Juan Pablo Oyarzun, Professor of the course-CREATECH client, "they had as a challenge make a contribution to the transition from the current linear economic model is to say"take, do, discard"a model of circular economy, This means "reduce, Recycle, reuse". For this the students conducted research of users to find unmet needs, for which products or innovative solutions through the design and manufacture of prototypes could be generated, fulfilling that yes the challenge proposed in the course.     Read more …

31/03/2017

CREATECH team delivers your favorite tips for creating a good Elevator Pitch

There is an erroneous thought at the time to try to get funding for a venture, and it is to believe that you simply having a good idea so that it is secured. However this is not true, of course it is important idea, but the key is in how it is sold.

It is important to consider that investors in general have little time to listen to new ideas and the same happens to obtain grants presentations; is this which is essential to achieve interest to a person or to an audience in the shortest possible time. This line uses the Elevator Pitch, discourse that in a short time, normally between 3 and 8 minutes, He manages to describe a project or undertaking in a manner clear to position it in the memory of the potential investors.     Read more …

29/12/2016

Venture Capital and Private Equity investment funds, current state of this industry in Chile

Risk Capital or Venture Capital (VC) and private financing or Private Equity (PE) they are forms of financing to start up companies that are at the early stage and have high growth potential but also a high risk, and that they have previously managed another type of FFF or seed Capital financing. This funding consists of the delivery of capital from investors in Exchange for a percentage of the company private.

Earlier this year we published the article "Brazil risk according to CAF and leader in Latin America in private investment", in which we conducted a review on the status of this type of investment in Latin America. This time we focus on the State of private investment to finance business in early stages in Chile.

According to the last "2015-2016 Scorecard The Private Equity and Venture Capital Environment in Latin America" by LAVCA, Chile leads the ranking of the Region with 74 points, Although it fell two points since the previous report, Brazil followed with 72 points and Mexico with 65 points.     Read more …

22/12/2016

Licensing Activity Survey FY2015: A look at the University technology transfer in United States

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

Year after year, from 1991, the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) performs the "Licensing Activity Survey", study through which data of the annual activity of technology transfer carried out by universities in the United States are delivered. This year, in its version number 25, We will review the highlights of the study.

To contextualize, notably, in the last 25 years, They reported more than 380 thousand innovations to the offices of technology transfer from universities in United States, they were more than 206 thousand patent applications, emitting more than 84 thousand patents in United States. The revenue by licensing exceed the USD 37 thousand million. These licensed innovations became more of 10 thousand new products introduced to the market. Is created near 11.000 start up companies.     Read more …

13/10/2016

Workshop on financing for entrepreneurs gives continuity to cooperation between CREATECH and Fondo Esperanza

Romina barrier, New business manager of CREATECH dictating FAITH entrepreneurs workshop. CREATECH photographs

Romina barrier, New business manager of CREATECH dictating FAITH entrepreneurs workshop.

Some time ago in the article "With talk about Marketing Digital, materialize cooperation between CREATECH and Fondo Esperanza", We tell them that CREATECH has a corporate volunteer program, within which the 7 June began a pilot program, a talk on Marketing Digital, between the consulting firm and Hope Fund (FAITH), institution of social development that supports entrepreneurs(ES) vulnerable sectors.

Continuing with this pilot program, Tuesday 6 September was the second scheduled activity: "Workshop of financing for the venture" in the same office of La Cisterna, neighborhood in Santiago, capital city of Chile. This was performed by Romina barrier, CREATECH as new business manager to support the nomination to funds of entrepreneurs to capital seed FOSIS and SERCOTEC, In addition to teaching about other tools private financing to entrepreneurs in this institution.     Read more …

26/08/2016

Innovation in March: C3D provides rapid prototyping, Design 3D and Mechatronics

photography-c3d"To be part of the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile, supporting and supporting companies and entrepreneurs to realize their ideas. Be a reference company of leading open innovation innovative solutions in the area of Mechatronics and technology products".

It is the Mission of Crea3D engineering limited company, more known as C3D, company focused on innovation open in the area of the Mechatronics. Founded in 2012 and formed by Juan Pablo Oyarzun, Gabriel Aulestia, Felipe Bravo and Cristian Reichert. C3D specializes in the delivery of services of IyD+i companies and entrepreneurs have needs of developing ideas and technological projects.     Read more …