Pillar 3: Orchestrating and developing effective, innovative, academic and entrepreneurial networks

Aim: To develop productive and sustainable national and international relations between the Consortium and other national and international world-class engineering schools by creating effective academic bridges in engineering education, applied research, innovation, and technological entrepreneurship through programs that foster the exchange and mobility of scholars, the collaborative generation of undergraduate and graduate programs and initiatives, the generation of collaborative new high-impact initiatives (centers and others), the capacity for addressing more complex problems by bringing a larger critical mass of specialized scholars, the development of joint initiatives in i+e, and the development of a competitive innovative advantage on the Chilean side by working on local industrial sectors of global impact, global enabling technologies, and global i+e opportunities offered by our natural and social laboratories.