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 …


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 …


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 …


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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Human factor is the central theme of the Global Innovation Index 2014 recently published

12-08-2014In the framework of the preparations for the G20 Summit, it be held in Australia in November, the seventh edition is presented in July of the Global Innovation Index (GII). This year, the theme of the report was "The human factor in innovation". The study, posted by INSEAD, Cornell University and WIPO, It evaluates both the capabilities and measurable results in the field of the innovacionde 143 countries around the world.

The objective of the Global Innovation Index is to capture multiple factors of innovation and are applicable, equally, developed and emerging economies. In seven years of existence, the GII has positioned itself as a leading reference in innovation, being one of the main instruments of comparative analysis available to people who need or want to know the situation of innovation worldwide. At the same time it is a useful tool, serving as political and business leaders alos to formulate policies and strategies of development of innovation.     Read more …