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Researchers

Alexis Kalergis.
Biochemist. Ph.D. in Microbiology.
and Immunology.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
akalergis@bio.puc.cl

Susan Bueno.
Medical Technologist. PhD in Biomedical Sciences.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
sbueno@bio.puc.cl

Alexis Kalergis.
Biochemist. Ph.D. in Microbiology.
and Immunology.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
akalergis@bio.puc.cl

Susan Bueno.
Medical Technologist. PhD in Biomedical Sciences.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
sbueno@bio.puc.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
R&D Project Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 22 354 1942
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Alexis Kalergis.
Full Professor.
akalergis@bio.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2846

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
R&D Project Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 22 354 1942
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Alexis Kalergis.
Full Professor.
akalergis@bio.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2846

Beneficiary

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Intellectual property

Current status: Application sent via PCT
Owners of the technology: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Fundación Copec UC Patents: PCT/CL2018/050079

Researchers

Daniel Hurtado.
Civil Engineer (PUC). Ph.D. and Master of Science (California Institute of Technology).
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
dhurtado@ing.puc.cl

Vader Johnson.
Electrical Engineer (UCH). MSc Innovation & Entrepreneurship (University of Nottingham).
IC Innovations.
vjohnson@icinnovations.cl

Daniel Hurtado.
Civil Engineer (PUC). Ph.D. and Master of Science (California Institute of Technology).
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
dhurtado@ing.puc.cl

Vader Johnson.
Electrical Engineer (UCH). MSc Innovation & Entrepreneurship (University of Nottingham).
IC Innovations.
vjohnson@icinnovations.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

IC Innovations.
Vader Johnson.
CEO.
vjohnson@icinnovations.cl
+56 9 3406 8849

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

IC Innovations.
Vader Johnson.
CEO.
vjohnson@icinnovations.cl
+56 9 3406 8849

Beneficiary

IC Innovations

Intellectual property

International application PCT/IB019/050229 "Techniques for quantifying respiration using a wearable device and related systems and methods" is currently in process and is about to enter national phases in the U.S.A. and other countries to be defined.

Researchers

Elisa Zúñiga.
Biochemist.
D. in Chemistry (USACH).
Faculty of Basic Sciences.
Metropolitan University of Education Sciences.
elisa.zuniga@umce.cl

Pablo Muñoz.
Biochemist.
Dr. in Neurosciences (UCH).
Faculty of Medicine.
University of Valparaíso.
pablo.munoz@cinv.cl

Osvaldo Rubilar.
Biochemist.
Dr. in Chemical Engineering (Queen’s University of Belfast, UK).
Production and R&D Manager.
BIOTEX S.A Chile.
osvaldo.rubilar@biorend.cl

Elisa Zúñiga.
Biochemist.
D. in Chemistry (USACH).
Faculty of Basic Sciences.
Metropolitan University of Education Sciences.
elisa.zuniga@umce.cl

Pablo Muñoz.
Biochemist.
Dr. in Neurosciences (UCH).
Faculty of Medicine.
University of Valparaíso.
pablo.munoz@cinv.cl

Osvaldo Rubilar.
Biochemist.
Dr. in Chemical Engineering (Queen’s University of Belfast, UK).
Production and R&D Manager.
BIOTEX S.A Chile.
osvaldo.rubilar@biorend.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

University of Valparaíso.
Cristian Oyanedel.
OTL Director.
cristian.oyanedel@uv.cl
+56 32 260 3183

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

University of Valparaíso.
Cristian Oyanedel.
OTL Director.
cristian.oyanedel@uv.cl
+56 32 260 3183

Beneficiary

Universidad de Valparaíso

Intellectual property

Protected by patent application:
INAPI Registration No. 57307
PCT CL2016/050030
Owners of the technology:
Universidad de Valparaíso (UV), in conjunction with:
Metropolitan University of Education Sciences (UMCE).
University of Santiago de Chile (USACH)
BIOTEX S.A.
COPEC-UC Foundation

Researchers

Fernando Altermatt.
Anesthesiologist, MHSc, MBA.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
falterma@med.puc.cl

Gonzalo Gho.
Mechanical Engineer.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
oggho@uc.cl

Constanza Miranda.
Designer.
PhD Design Anthropology.
Co-Director.
Simulmedic.
csmirand@uc.cl

Fernando Altermatt.
Anesthesiologist, MHSc, MBA.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
falterma@med.puc.cl

Gonzalo Gho.
Mechanical Engineer.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
oggho@uc.cl

Constanza Miranda.
Designer.
PhD Design Anthropology.
Co-Director.
Simulmedic.
csmirand@uc.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Simulmedic.
Gonzalo Gho.
Co-Project Manager.
oggho@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1409

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Simulmedic.
Gonzalo Gho.
Co-Project Manager.
oggho@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1409

Beneficiary

Simulmedic

Intellectual property

The simulator has been patented, the last week of January 2020 the team has been notified that it has been accepted.
Owners of the technology: Application No.: 201503748
Intellectual property status: Granted (Chile).

Researchers

Alex Vargas D.
Dentist, Maxillofacial Surgeon.
Department of Oncologic and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Faculty of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Jorge Ramos G.
Mechanical Civil Engineer.
Faculty of Engineering.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Alex Vargas D.
Dentist, Maxillofacial Surgeon.
Department of Oncologic and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Faculty of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Jorge Ramos G.
Mechanical Civil Engineer.
Faculty of Engineering.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Transfer and Development Office.
PUC Transfer Office.
transferencia@uc.cl
+56 2 23541042

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Transfer and Development Office.
PUC Transfer Office.
transferencia@uc.cl
+56 2 23541042

Beneficiary

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Intellectual property

There is a design and manufacturing patent, submitted to INAPI and pending in PCT (for US, EU, BR, CL).
Owners of the technology: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Patents: INAPI (No 2017-002194). Filed (14-04-2019)
PCT (No PCT/CL2018/050066), for US, EU, BR, CL. In process

Researchers

Sergio Uribe.
Electrical Engineer UC, Msc, PhD.
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
suribe@uc.cl

Antonio Eblen.
Physician. Neurophysiologist, PhD.
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
antonio.eblen@uc.cl

Sergio Uribe.
Electrical Engineer UC, Msc, PhD.
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
suribe@uc.cl

Antonio Eblen.
Physician. Neurophysiologist, PhD.
Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.
School of Medicine.
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
antonio.eblen@uc.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Alejandra López.
Biomedicine Transfer Coordinator UC. Dir. of Transfer and Development.
alejandralv@uc.cl

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Alejandra López.
Biomedicine Transfer Coordinator UC. Dir. of Transfer and Development.
alejandralv@uc.cl

Beneficiary

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Intellectual property

The proposed medical device has been supported with Chilean patent application No 201703462, filed on 28/12/2017 by the Catholic University. The patent is titled "Device for recording the vascular response of the human spinal cord triggered by a suprasensory stimulus by using functional near-infrared spectroscopy" and the software that has allowed to operate the existing prototype of the device is in the process of being copyrighted with the support of the UC.

Researchers

Luis Guzmán Jofré.
Medical Technologist. MSc, PhD.
Faculty of Health Sciences.
University of Talca.
luis.guzman@fraunhofer.cl

Ricardo Castro Cepeda.
Chemist. MSc, PhD.
Institute of Biomedical Sciences.
Autonomous University of Chile.
ricardo.castro@uautonoma.cl

Carlos Saffie Vega.
Eng. in Molecular Biotechnology. PhD in Industrial Civil Engineering.
Director of Innovation.
University of Chile.
cfsaffie@uchile.cl

Luis Guzmán Jofré.
Medical Technologist. MSc, PhD.
Faculty of Health Sciences.
University of Talca.
luis.guzman@fraunhofer.cl

Ricardo Castro Cepeda.
Chemist. MSc, PhD.
Institute of Biomedical Sciences.
Autonomous University of Chile.
ricardo.castro@uautonoma.cl

Carlos Saffie Vega.
Eng. in Molecular Biotechnology. PhD in Industrial Civil Engineering.
Director of Innovation.
University of Chile.
cfsaffie@uchile.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Fraunhofer.
María Carolina Peña.
Business Developer.
carolina.pena@fraunhofer.cl
+56 9 9733 6533

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Fraunhofer.
María Carolina Peña.
Business Developer.
carolina.pena@fraunhofer.cl
+56 9 9733 6533

Beneficiary

Fraunhofer

Intellectual property

Current status: Patent application
PCT/CL2019/050041
Owners of the technology:
University of Talca
Copec UC Foundation
Fraunhofer Chile Research

Researchers

Leandro J. Carreño Márquez.
Biochemist.
Faculty of Medicine.
University of Chile.
leandrocarreno@uchile.cl

Pablo Gonzalez Muñoz.
Biochemist.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
pagonzalez@bio.puc.cl

Leandro J. Carreño Márquez.
Biochemist.
Faculty of Medicine.
University of Chile.
leandrocarreno@uchile.cl

Pablo Gonzalez Muñoz.
Biochemist.
Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
pagonzalez@bio.puc.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

University of Chile.
Leandro J. Carreño Márquez.
Associate Professor.
leandrocarreno@uchile.cl
+56 2 2978 9646

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

University of Chile.
Leandro J. Carreño Márquez.
Associate Professor.
leandrocarreno@uchile.cl
+56 2 2978 9646

Beneficiary

Universidad de Chile

Intellectual property

A draft patent is currently under development.

Researchers

Felipe Aquea.
Biologist (PUC). PhD in Plant Physiology and Biobusiness.
Founder.
Rubisco.
faquea@rubiscochile.com

Felipe Aquea.
Biologist (PUC). PhD in Plant Physiology and Biobusiness.
Founder.
Rubisco.
faquea@rubiscochile.com

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Rubisco Biotechnology.
Olivia Valdes.
Business Development.
oliviavp@gmail.com
+56 9 9224 7231

Copec-UC Foundation.
Atilio Ziomi.
Commercial Manager.
aziomi@uc.cl
+56 2 2354 1942

Rubisco Biotechnology.
Olivia Valdes.
Business Development.
oliviavp@gmail.com
+56 9 9224 7231

Beneficiary

Rubisco Biotechnology

Intellectual property

Current status: Patent in PCT phase, Alerce PCT Submission (WIPO Publication Number 2018002863)
Owners of the technology: Rubisco Biotechnology and Fundación Copec UC
Patents:1

Researchers

Juan Velozo.
Botanist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor.
juan.velozo@umayor.cl

Víctor Polanco.
Biochemist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor
victor.polanco@umayor.cl

Steffany Huth Prat.
Biotechnologist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor.
steffany.huth@umayor.cl

Juan Velozo.
Botanist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor.
juan.velozo@umayor.cl

Víctor Polanco.
Biochemist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor
victor.polanco@umayor.cl

Steffany Huth Prat.
Biotechnologist.
Plant Resources Technological Center.
Universidad Mayor.
steffany.huth@umayor.cl

Contact information

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Universidad Mayor.
Daniela Fuentes.
Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer.
daniela.fuentes@umayor.cl

Copec-UC Foundation.
Alfonso Cruz.
Executive Director.
acruzn@ing.puc.cl
+56 2 2354 2092

Universidad Mayor.
Daniela Fuentes.
Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer.
daniela.fuentes@umayor.cl

Beneficiary

Universidad Mayor

Intellectual property

Patent application PCT - CL2019-050150.
Universidad Mayor and Copec UC Foundation.