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    SECOND SEMESTER
    R&D TO INNOVATE

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  • WE SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNOLOGIES THAT MAKE THE PLANET A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE

    21 years contributing to strategic initiatives,
    at each stage of the value chain.


  • The foundation has been fundamental to the evolution of our project. They provided us with financing, comprehensive support and strategic advice at all stages, which allowed us to partner with a strategic business ally.

    Loreto Valenzuela
    Fish Extend Project Director
    R&D Contest to Innovate

  • Fundación Copec-UC has been key to our project. In addition to providing us with relevant financial contributions, they have supported us with expert advisors, who have been present at all stages of the development of the R&D project.

    Xavier Emery
    Geognosim Project Director
    R&D Contest to Innovate

Check out our 2024 Contests

It grants up to UF 4,000 over a two-year term, in addition to commercial management advisory services and expert support throughout the process.

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The competition offers more than $20 million in prizes, $1 million per winning idea, as well as a workshop to improve the proposed idea.

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COPEC-UC FOUNDATION IN FIGURES

Proyectos financiados

125

Patentes solicitadas

100

Startup creadas

17

MM $ aportados

12800

Patentes otorgadas

29

Licencias firmadas

18

Updated as of: February 2024

KNOW OUR NEWS

16 de May de 2024

Rubisco obtiene patente de invención en Chile

15 de May de 2024

Fundación Copec-UC participa en el Día de la Transferencia y la Propiedad Intelectual en la UC

29 de April de 2024

Susan Bueno es reconocida como “Mujer inventora del año 2024”