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BOARD OF DIRECTORS RENEWAL: FOUR FEMALE DIRECTORS AT KNOW HUB CHILE

NEWS + News BOARD OF DIRECTORS RENEWAL: FOUR FEMALE DIRECTORS AT KNOW HUB CHILE Two outside female directors coming from key areas join the corporation: a successful technology-based entrepreneur and a senior executive of a private company. Besides, the Board chose two new female directors representing partner institutions, University of Los Lagos and Catholic University…

NEW TECHNOLOGY REDUCES COVID-19 CONTAGIONS AMONG HEALTH STAFF BY UP TO 25%

NEWS + News NEW TECHNOLOGY REDUCES COVID-19 CONTAGIONS AMONG HEALTH STAFF BY UP TO 25% Medical Shield Staffing is a technology developed by a team from the Engineering Complex Systems Institute, which has been tested at University of Chile and Herminda Marín of Chillán clinical hospitals. The initiative, which received funding from OpenBridge Covid-19 call,…

SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF KNOW HUB IGNITION SECOND GENERATION

NEWS + News SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF KNOW HUB IGNITION SECOND GENERATION Leading authorities from Chile and California innovation ecosystem participated in the event, revealing the collaborative work behind this programme to support technology-based startups. Nearly 170 people attended the virtual launch of 2nd Know Hub Ignition generation, a programme seeking to support the creation,…

WE INVITE YOU TO READ OUR 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

NEWS + News WE INVITE YOU TO READ OUR 2019 ANNUAL REPORT During 2019, Know Hub Chile carried out several activities. A good summary of what we performed is the slogan we coined: Collaborating to transform science into innovation. During 2019, Know Hub Chile carried out several activities. A good summary of what we performed…

KNOW HUB IGNITION SELECTS 16 PROJECTS FOR ITS SECOND GENERATION

NEWS   + News   KNOW HUB IGNITION SELECTS 16 PROJECTS FOR ITS SECOND GENERATION Entrepreneurships transforming plastic in fuels to sensory bands for visually-impaired people, going through cryptographic keys based on our DNA, will become part of this Know Hub Chile and the University of California Riverside support programme for entrepreneurship, which starts its…

CHILEAN TECHNOLOGY HITS THE CLEANING PRODUCTS MARKET

NEWS   + News   CHILEAN TECHNOLOGY HITS THE CLEANING PRODUCTS MARKET In just a few more than three years, Dacetix disinfectant went from the laboratory to the market, thanks to an alliance with Excell Chile company, managed by Know Hub Chile, a corporation which collaborates with universities and research centres in order to transfer…

OPINION: THESE PEOPLE DON’T EVEN BUY BREAD HERE!

NEWS + News OPINION: THESE PEOPLE DON’T EVEN BUY BREAD HERE! With this categorical sentence, my aunt synthesized San Pedro inhabitants’ general perception about the ALMA project. I dropped the anecdote ‘at close range’, in the middle of what had been, so far, an awesome and didactic presentation, explaining how important the project was for…

OPINION: PRESIDENTIAL BONUS AND CREATIVE DESTRUCTION

NEWS   + News   OPINION: PRESIDENTIAL BONUS AND CREATIVE DESTRUCTION   The presidential announcement regarding a bonus, has been criticized for overlooking the substantial problem which does not only consider an economical but also a political facet, requiring deep structural changes in both dimensions.   This change, fearfully expected by many, is a historical…