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We have contributed more than US$ 2 billion to the Chilean economy. We have created new industries for Chile, some of which are worldwide leaders. Our initiatives contribute to the development of the human capital of Chile.
to the Chilean economy
some of which are worldwide leaders
Our initiatives contribute to the development of the human capital of Chile
We have introduced the concept of innovation as a major element of competitiveness for Chile
“…by 1982, Fundación Chile had already implemented and was operating its first salmon farming plant. Seven years later, it was sold to a Japanese company for US$22 million” (Businessweek)
“In 2004, its first year, the laboratory turned out 1.7 m partially fattened lily bulbs, using up-to-date biotechnology. Vitro Centre is a joint venture between local investors, Fundación Chile and a Dutch firm ... (The Economist)
Fundación Chile is a privately owned, non-profit organization, founded in 1976 by the Chilean Government and ITT Corporation (U.S.A.). In 2005, BHP Billiton became a co-founder.
With transforming initiatives, based on the management of innovation and on high impact technology transfer, we accelerate the country’s growth so we can;
“MOVE THE BOUNDARY OF POSSIBILITY”
External sources of Technology*
Strategic Alliances with Companies/
: Fundación Chile
Management of Innovation (Competitive Funds)
Licences for Technology Packages
() :Main source of funding
* :Universities, research centers, sector experts, etc.
Technology and Certification Services
Internal Sources of Technology
Identification of Opportunities and Technology Antenna
Internal Transfer and R&D
Transfer and Adaptation
With targeted support from local and foreign researchers
With technology centers, universities and companies
Scale-up and Licensing
Salmon farming (Region X)
Processing and distribution of boxed beef (Region IX)
Quality control of fruit (Central Valley)
Consortium of forestry technologies (Region VIII)
Clean Production Center (Metropolitan and Regions)
Production of gourmet goat cheese (Metropolitan and Region IV)
Production of furniture for export (Region IX)
Chilean flounder and abalone hatcheries (Regions IV and V)
Production of berries (Region IX)
Labor Competencies Standard (All Chile)
Farm and Agriculture/Cattle Chain Management (Regiones V y IX)
Education (educarchile.cl) (All Chile)
Forestry Securitization (Regions VI, VII and VIII)
New salmon feeds (Oleotop) (Region IX)
All knowledge cannot be monopolized
International network successful Chilean executives, interested in contributing to Chile’s development
Fundación Jalisco (2006 – 2007)
Fundación Sonora, Sagarpha (2006-2007)
Mr. Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico
Sur · Sureste (2006)
2007: FCh has been contacted to assist governments in the creation of similar institutions in Peru, Panamá, El Salvador and most recently, Colombia and Uruguay
Grapes resistant to diseases caused by fungi and viruses. Improved quality, seedless, bigger size.
Stone fruit resistant to browning and mealiness
Recombinant vaccine against rikettsial diseases in salmon
30% mortality rate in Chilean salmon production
Cost to the sector: US$150 million
Future Salmon Feed: Natural Astaxanthin Advantages: Quality and Safety
Current Salmon Feed: Synthetic astaxanthin
Southern hake, Croaker, Sea bass
White meat fish has 10% of the world fish trade (US$ 45 billion, not inclusing China)
Technologies for raising and producing juveniles.
New designs and raw materials (Beginning with copper), that facilitate farming in more aggressive and exposed zones. More environmentally friendly.
Alliances: Departament of Ecology, UC, Biotechnology U Federico Santa María, U of Nantes (France), European Center for Seaweed Research CEVA (France)
Premium quality rice for export. Exports to Brazil and China.
Lupin and protein peas for salmon feeds.
Pulses and cereals
Identification of quality standards for wheat for marketing segmentation, Regions V and X.
Betaglucans, oregano extract: Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes; animal nutrition.
Development of botanical products from native, unique and proprietary plants, with high added value
Univ. Rutgers and Illinois
Portfolio of Products
Botanical extracts (safe and effective)
Other native plants
From pellets to revoluionizing the industrial market
Curbing climate change with business innovation
Increase productivity with
Passive systems or “wetlands”: a low cost operating system for different types of effluents (eg. acid mine waters, tailings dam clear water, organics).
mRisk (Environmental Risk Assessment, Monitoring & Management): Business unit that provides specialized environmental management services.
Products and services:
In alliance with
Integral initiative to develop a center of activity around solar energy and its applications in the Atacama region.
Mass use of solar energy applications by mining, agriculture, construction, etc.
Technological innovation programs, in international networks, focused on:
Develops educational resources that improve the quality of Chilean education available to teachers, students, principals, families and researchers.
Educational establishments can initiate improvement processes and opt for certification from the National School Management Quality Certification Board.
More than 1,400 establishments have begun the self evaluation process
73 schools have been certified
Schools can improve the quality of educational results, with the gradual installation of institutional management and teaching processes with integral assistance for vulnerable schools.
20 trade associations
650 standards (UCL)
-Chile Califica: 26,691
-ICDL: 12,500 tested
18 Certified Orgs
30 ICDL Testing Centers
Villa María Academy
Empresa Nacional de Minería
Universidad del Pacífico
Minería Valle Central
Telefónica CTC Chile
Minera Los Pelambres
Contraloría Gral. De la República
Telefónica Móviles mAs
Clínica Santa María
Tigre Chile S.A.
Banco Estado 24 Hrs. S.A.
Biblioteca Congreso Nacional
Consejo Producción Limpia
Red Acuícola Coyhaique
Superintendencia de Salud
Red Minera Educa
Introduction of hirame
Berries La Unión Subsidiary
REGION VIIITecnoplant Subsidiary
(Radiata pine nursery)
Punto Verde (vegetables)
Carpe Diem Subsidiary
Granjasur Subsidiary (apples)
Salmones Antártica Subsidiary
Salmones Huilinco Subsidiary
Agronova subsidiary (citrus fruits)
Cultivos Achao Subsidiary (oysters)
American Subsidiary American Impressions (USA)
(furniture parts and pieces)
Constructora e Inmobiliaria 2000 Subsidiary
Introduction of halibut
New fruit and vegetable alternatives (kumquat)
Define agricultural alternatives
S SRC and SPASA (abalone and turbot)
GCL subsidiary (quality)
Development of animal feed ingredients
Pigments for salmon farmers
Subsidiary Genfor (forestry biotechnology)
Stone fruit biotevhnology
Semillas Marinas Subsidiary
Restocking Chilean flounder
Pesca Sur Trade Fair
Quillaipe Experiment Center (vaccines, hake, craker)
Stone fruit and grapev ine genetics
New Plant Ingredients
Aquasur Trade Fair
Subsidiary Aquagestión Health Services
Mining Job Competencies
Native Forest Management Projects
(oysters and turbot)
Subsidiary Chevrita (gourmet goat cheese)
Chemical Metrology Center
Stone fruit biotechnology
Animal feed ingredients development
Educar Chile y Relpe
Foods for children
Subsidiary CCE Chilean Sterilization Company
Magellans lamb development
Subsidiary Regional Businesses
Quality Management and Laboratory