Mr. Ruiz visits UC Berkeley, on October 7th, to meet with Professor Steven D. Glaser, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering UC Berkeley, and water management experts from UC Merced on the UC Berkeley campus.
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On Saturday, October 17th, the fourth annual “Chile-California Conference – C3” took place on the UC Davis campus. This year, the conference reflected on the challenges ahead in education reform, food security and sustainability, and how to connect science and society on a global scale as we move from diagnosis to action in envisioning the future of Chile and California.
The CCC, together with AMCHAM Chile, and the US-Chile Energy Council successfully concluded a networking reception on Tuesday, October 20, addressing the highly attractive investment opportunities available in the renewable energy sector in Chile.
On Friday, September 25, the President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet, accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Heraldo Munoz, and the Ambassador of Chile in the United States, Juan Gabriel Valdes, met with the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, at The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel.
Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile, Linda P.B. Katehi, chancellor of the University of California, Davis, and U.S. Ambassador Michael A. Hammer today opened the UC Davis-Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center in Santiago, Chile on April 21. With a projected budget of $12 million over its first three years, the center will foster collaborative work among experts from UC Davis and Chile aimed at transforming public-sector research into regional, national and global business opportunities.
Chile is to reduce 20% of their energy consumption by 2025 through California model of decoupling.
Start-Up Chile is a program that was initiated in order to change the Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem through start-up companies themselves. The idea is to attract top graduate student entrepreneurs to Chile and provide them with the means necessary to launch their start-up in Chile. If selected, the entrepreneur is granted a one year visa as well as $35,000.
UC Davis hosted a Viticulture & Enology Workshop for the Chilean Wine Industry in order to support collaborative research between UC Davis and Chilean researchers.
The University of California, Davis, has been selected by the Chilean government to form a new partnership establishing the UC Davis Life Sciences Innovation Center in Chile.
Profile and interview of our Executive Director, Juan Ibañez, in El Mercurio’s Revista El Sábado.