06/02/2018

Event organized by municipality of Talca for entrepreneurs is carried out with participation of CREATECH

Romina barrier, New business manager for CREATECH, event "Undertaking with value" in Talca, Maule region. Photo courtesy of city of Talca.

The day 5 last December was held in Talca, Maule region, the event "Undertaking with value", organized by the municipality of Talca and State Bank. The event was supported by Sercotec and SERNAM Business Center, and the participation of CREATECH. The activity was attended by around 300 women entrepreneurs in the Region, with businesses from various sectors such as agricultural, wine, beekeeping, tourism and services.

The event which featured welcoming remarks by the Mayor of Talca, divided into three lectures, the first was performed by Juan Fernando Abarca of State Bank, with regard to the program grows women. The second exhibition "E-commerce for entrepreneurs of the commune", It was created by Claudio Reyes, Director of Center of development of business of Sercotec. While the third presentation "Business innovation and financing" was conducted by Romina barrier, New business manager for CREATECH.     Read more …

24/01/2018

Sebastián Piñera's new Government proposals for science and technology, Innovation and entrepreneurship in Chile

In December of 2017 were conducted presidential elections in Chile, being elected, for the second time, businessman Sebastián Piñera. This implies, as in any change in Government, especially if the political side is changed, have new goals and approaches for the development of public policies in different areas. Some of them are the area of science and technology, Entrepreneurship and innovation what are the guidelines that will govern the development of this field? The answer is not at all clear, But if you can have some lights according to presented in the Government programme. Some of the measures which appear in the document Government program 2018-2022 We mention them here.     Read more …

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 …

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 …