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 …

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 …

13/07/2017

Support for those who want to license, among the novelties of the seminar of WIPO and INAPI international patenting systems

Seminar of international patenting. Photo courtesy of INAPI

The National Institute of intellectual property (INAPI) and the world intellectual property organization (WIPO for its acronym in English), with the cooperation of the European Patent Office (EPO for its acronym in English) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC), they organized the "International patenting strategies seminar". The event was held the 9 June in the center of innovation Anacleto Angelini of the PUC and attended the Samanta Elgueta and Susana Labra, CREATECH markets and technologies executives. The seminar was composed of four lectures that addressed different issues related to both international and national patents.     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 …

28/02/2017

Innovation: the key to improving productivity and sustainability in the construction industry

According to data of the study Global Construction Outlook 2020, It is estimated that the construction industry will grow from USD 8,5 million million in 2015 to USD 10,3 million million in 2020 and according to the study Real Estate 2020 PWC It could reach USD 15 million million to 2025.

On the other hand, According to data of the Nations United in 2012, expected that the urban population exceed the 6 one billion people to 2050. This same organization indicates that you for 2025 There will be 37 mega-cities in comparison to the 23 that it currently exist.. This growth of cities, It will be necessary to increase the productivity of the sector and of course sustainability, innovation is the key. That's that then we show you some of them that are being developed.     Read more …

23/02/2017

Success stories of researchers and entrepreneurs supported by CREATECH reflects diversity of industries and areas

CREATECH, with more than 10 years of existence, has supported in the transfer of the idea to the market to more than 500 projects from a variety of industries and areas of science and technology which can be classified in:

  • Biotechnology and health
  • The information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Food, Agricultural, Forestry and aquaculture
  • Renewable energy, Climate, Water and environment
  • Manufacturing, Mining and infrastructure
  • Education and social sciences

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23/01/2017

CES 2017: Anniversary no. 50 fair's most important technological innovation worldwide

How it is traditional, every year on this date we deliver the outstanding that leaves the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), annual event which takes place in Las Vegas, United States. This year the event, It is perhaps the most important worldwide related to everyday technology, held its 50 anniversary since its first version made in 1967 in New York City.

In a column of opinion for Forbes Mexico, Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, before you give home to this version, gave some data interesting. For example the first version brought to something like 17.500 attendees with 117 exhibitors, to overcome the 165 thousand attendees in 2016 and the 3.800 exhibiting companies of 150 countries. Points out in addition that in these 50 years have launched more than 70 MIL products.     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 …

27/12/2016

Law of r & d implemented by CORFO, tax benefit that supports investment in innovation

A few years ago we conducted a review to different aspects to the "law of r & d", tax benefit that gives the State of Chile to those companies that certify investment for the development and implementation of research projects and development (R & d). TO 8 years of its implementation, and because time has passed since the review, We have decided to remember to summarize in the r & d law question, some results and how to access it.     Read more …