Regular R+D+i Competition

The Copec-UC Foundation opened again the applications for the Regular R+D+i Competition in its 16th version. The deadline ended on May 8th.

Great success of the Copec-UC Foundation call for the Regular Contest of R+D Projects applied in the field of Natural Resources 2018.

The applied projects must be innovative and solve a relevant problem in the field of natural resources.

As of this year, our Foundation made an important change in the terms of its R+D+I competitions to ease and accelerate transfer to the industry of projects that have potential to generate a high impact.

Thus, as of 2018, the Regular Contest will grant 4,000 UF, expandable to 8,000 UF, within a period of four years, in addition to commercial management consultancies and expert accompaniment throughout the process.

The application deadline was until May 8th and to participate in the contest a brief project profilehad to be filled online at More than one project profile was allowed to apply per institution.



Selection criteria

All companies, universities, research centers, and individuals who have domicile in the national territory, may apply to this contest.