The role of UC Davis Chile is implemented by means of a collaboration model with the industry either by performing effective technology transfer processes to the industry starting from developments currently available in California (licenses and patent, start-ups) or by generating Research and Development (R+D) results with the support of UC Davis Chile, as well as local or international institutions.
In addition, UC Davis Chile seeks to facilitate access to knowledge, information and technologies available at UC Davis by means of technological, efficient and effective Extension activities to enable the industrial sector to acquire practices and technologies which improve their productive processes and abilty to innovate.
Some of the services offered by UC Davis Chile are:
Situation Analysis: exploration of the problems and/or business needs and prospection of the best existing solutions. Evaluation of the state of art and technological benchmarking may be performed with the assessment of a national or international expert.
Design and execution of applied R+D projects: initiatives to solve specific business problems through applied research, considering the development and testing of technologies and an appropriate plan of adoption and technological transfer. We articulate multidisciplinary teams, national and international.
Design and execution of technology adoption projects: projects to solve specific business challenges through the adoption and transfer of developed or preexisting technologies, considering the scaling process.
Specialized consultancies: assessments to enable the identification of appropriate solutions for companies and/or to support their implementation.