Institutional, technical and business mission to Chile

Successful Spanish business mission to Chile under the Program Four Motors for Europe, which is supported by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and executed by actions in Chile. With the presence of more than 60 companies mainly catalan, in a period of 4 days met with Chilean government entities as well as with other private enterprises, with the purpose of establishing opportunities for joint collaboration.

The Foundation Leitat Chile was part of the network of contacts and opportunities in Chile for companies visitors, given that has launched its Center of Excellence in nanotechnology, long-term project supported by the Chilean agency CORFO (Promotion Corporation Production), in order to be a technological partner for the Chilean companies in their interest to add cutting edge technologies from Catalonia, where is located the Leitat Technological Center.

In the framework of the meeting with the Chilean government authorities, developed the seminar ” opportunities for Innovation and Business Chile – European Union”, with the presence and participation of the assistant director of Corfo; the CEO of actions in Chile; the Ambassador of the European Union in Chile; as well as representative of the Center for Development of Industry and Technology of Spain; the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chilean Business Association (SOFOFA).

It is also performed, workshop on topics such as: Smart City and Energy Efficiency; changes and environmental solutions and finally, Technologies in Education.

The Foundation Leitat Chile shared with the Catalan companies, in the activity of B2B Networking, together with Chilean companies, so as to become a contributor to the opportunities of R&D to require in the future.

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