We just released the third edition of our newsletter!

November 30, 2016

We hope you enjoy reading the third edition of our newsletter. As the previous numbers, the cover includes an opinion column, in this case of our Chief Business Development Officer, Javier Ramirez. The main news is about R2B Catalyst’s inauguration, a program inspired by the model of UC Davis’ Venture Catalyst. As this initiative was created by Dushyant Pathak, Associate Vice-Chancellor of UC Davis, he came to the event.

The green side of the future

November 24, 2016

What are the agricultural bioproduct trends worldwide. Article written by doctor Freddy Boehmwald, Bioproduct Development Coordinator of UC Davis Chile, for November edition of Mundoagro magazine (text in Spanish).

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The first version of the Climate Smart Agro seminar was held with great success

November 17, 2016

Climate Smart Agro Chile is an annual platform that exhibits science, technology and ventures with an impact on agro-climatic adaptation in Chile. It responds to the necessity of reducing the gap of know-how between supply and demand for solutions to the growing climate vulnerability of agricultural production. Its mission is to promote a technologically advanced, versatile and efficient agriculture facing the range of environments.

President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California today (Nov. 9) issued the following statement:

November 09, 2016

In light of yesterday's election results, we know there is understandable consternation and uncertainty among members of the University of California community.  The University of California is proud of being a diverse and welcoming place for students, faculty, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.  Diversity is central to our mission.  We remain absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s Principles Against Intolerance.  As the Principles make clear, the University “strives to foster an environment in which all ar

R2B Catalyst: The first scientific center for business development opens in Chile

October 25, 2016

OCTOBER 2016 - Research to Business Catalyst (R2B Catalyst), the first scientific HUB for business development in Chile was inaugurated in the heart of Providencia. The event was attended by Dushyant Pathak, Associate Vice Chancellor of Technology Management and Corporate Relations of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis); Ignacio Brescia, CEO of R2B Catalyst; Alan Bennett, Executive Director of UC Davis Chile and Marcela Angulo, Manager of Technological Capabilities of Corfo.

UC Davis Chile holds first Scientific and Industry Advisory Board meeting

July 21, 2016

On Monday July 18, Alan Bennett, Executive Director of the University of California Davis in Chile-UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center- led the first Scientific and Industry Advisory Board meeting of the innovation center. The board has outstanding representatives from companies and associations in the agriculture and biotechnology industry and from some of the Chilean universities.

Chilean Wine Industry leads on Genetic Rescue Vines and Technology challenges

July 14, 2016

Although the Chilean wine industry is ranked at the 4th place worldwide and the first new world wine exporter, due to the agriculture movement to new production areas and continues climate challenges, the national leader industry began to concern about of the challenges that wine industry needs to face due to the extension of the wine frontier and the commercial gaps of the wineries.

International Centres of Excellence Telefónica R+D and UC Davis Chile sign agreement to generate integrative technological solutions that positively impact farmers

June 08, 2016

Facing the challenges of today's agriculture requires a multidisciplinary effort. For this reason, Hernán Orellana, executive director of Telefónica R+D, and Alan Bennett, executive director of University of California, Davis in Chile (UC Davis Chile) signed a cooperation agreement between the two institutions that form part of Corfo’s Program to Attract International Centers of Excellence.