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 …

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 …

18/11/2016

Exponents International presented its experiences in Conference on innovation and biotechnology

Exhibitors of Conference international organized by AmCham. Photo: CREATECH.

Exhibitors of Conference international organized by AmCham. Photo: CREATECH.

The day 14 November was held in Santiago de Chile, the "Conference international innovation and biotechnology: Connecting with the world". The meeting organized by image of Chile and the Camera Chileno-Norteamericana of Commerce AmCham Chile, gathered around of 200 Professional and students linked to the innovation and to the biotechnology and counted with the participation of important exhibitors foreign and national. Then we tell you what tried this activity, supported by CORFO and attended part of the team of CREATECH.

The Welcome to the Conference was to charge of William Carey, Director and President of the Innovation Committee of AmCham Chile, Myriam Gómez, Executive Director of image of Chile, and Marcela angle, Manager of technological capabilities of CORFO. The latter referred to the way in which innovation in Chile is financed, Stressing that 2/3 of the investment it made the State and the universities, While only 1/3 the investment done by the private. For what is necessary to generate initiatives to connect the talent, existing mainly in universities, with the needs specific of the sector private.     Read more …

19/10/2016

Challenges technology in the enterprises: who resort to innovate?

2016-10-18Is common that in the enterprises will generate challenges technological, whether to implement new or improved processes that help the smooth functioning of this, either to bring to market new products or services. However sometimes they do not come to see the light, because you are not sure if it will work or not having the necessary capabilities it is not known who resort to be able to solve these challenges. Surely to you them has taken place this in several opportunities, and the same question has been who do contact for what I can support in the solution of the problem? We will then give you some solutions available.

Along the Chile is possible find a range of support through various entities that can contribute with its expertise in different requirements of the process of innovation.     Read more …

23/09/2016

With a focus on the benefits of global innovation, Global Innovation Index is published 2016

2016-09-23The annual report was delivered in late August Global Innovation Index (GII) of 2016, conducted by Cornell University, INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This year were evaluated 128 economies that are divided in 7 areas:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • North Africa and Western Asia
  • Central Asia and South
  • Southeast Asia, Asia East and Oceania

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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 …

03/08/2016

CORFO presents "Portfolio of corporate r & d", program that supports innovation in enterprises

2016-08-03An of the solutions that is suggest to countries in way of development can enhance it competitiveness, It is to create public policies to promote and develop innovations in the productive structure of these countries. In the case of Chile, CORFO is an important channel for the Government to develop and implement these policies. Is in this context that the State entity, through Innova Chile, It has launched the Program portfolio of business r & d, that we will deliver more details below.

This program is open up to the 22 September and directed to for-profit companies, constituted in Chile, you pay tax in category 1. Its aim is to "promoting the development of innovations in national companies from the challenge of high impact solution".     Read more …