TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT2018-10-16T12:32:36+00:00

This department works closely with UDT investigators and engineers, by generating favorable conditions for development of technological innovations that can be transferred to the marketplace. Our main objective is to identify partnering companies and meet their needs by proposing solutions based on R+D. To accomplish this, we jointly define potentially novel products, carry out marketing studies, perty evaluate business opportunities based on our technology, manage intellectual property and link technological developments with opportunities for entrepreneurship or technology licensing.

WORKING LINES

Scaling of technology to obtain polyphenolic extracts from radiata pine bark and strategy to be commercialized (execution together with the Chemical Products Department). Innova Chile, code 13IDL4-18724. Associated Company, Empresa de Servicios Tecnológicos Ltda. June 2014 – June 2015.

Packing and technology transfer to obtain an soil and crop amendment (execution together with the Environment Department). Innova Chile, code 13IDL4-25554. Associated companies, CMPC Celulosa S.A., Comasa S.A, Tirsa S.A. April 2014 – April 2016.

Commercial scaling of a process for the chemical conversion of wheat straw (execution together with the Chemical Products Department). Innova Chile, code 13IDL4-25535. Associated company, Oleotop S.A. December 2014 – October 2016.

Packing and technology transfer for the production of biodegradable forest containers (execution together with the Biomaterials Department). Innova Chile, code 12IDL4-13686. Associated company, Proyectos Plásticos Ltda. January 2013 – January 2015.

Packaging and transfer of technology for the development of injected products based on biomaterials (execution together with the Biomaterials Department). Innova Chile, code 13IDL4-25555. Associated companies, Combertplast S.A., American Home Ltda. April 2014 – March 2016.

Torrefaction (execution together with the Bioenergy Department). Innova Chile, code 14IDL4-30438. Associated companies, E-CL S.A, Forestal Río Calle Calle. March 2015 – March 2017

Packaging and transfer of technology for the manufacture of biodegradable agroindustrial products based on starch and their application in the agricultural sector. Innova Chile, code 14IDL4-30420. Partner companies, Campo Frut Ltda.; Induplast Ltda. January 2015 – july 2017.

Acceleration Project: Tannins. Internal project. Partner company, Rebisa S.A. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Oil. Internal project. Partner company, Laboratorio Pasteur S.A. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Microfibril. Internal project. Partner company, Forestal y Papeles Concepción S.A. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Liquid smoke. Internal project. Partner company, Cramer. June 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Pyrolysis of Plastics. Internal project. Partner companies, Quimtec Ltda.; PTH Ltda.; Petroquim S.A. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Plastic wood. Internal project. Partner company, American Home Ltda. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Mulch. Internal project. Partner company, Induplas S.A. April 2016 – December 2016.

Acceleration Project: Biodegradable bags. Internal project. Partner company, Inversiones Santa Teresa Ltda. April 2016 – December 2016.

Scaling technology to produce polyphenolic extracts from radiata pine bark and strategy for their commercialization. Innova Chile 13IDL4-18724 (project executed together with the Chemical Products Department). June 2014 – june 2015.

Packaging and technology transfer to obtain a soil and crop fixer. Innova Chile 13IDL4-25554 (project executed together with the Environment Department). Partner companies CMPC Celulosa, COMASA S.A, TIRSA. April 2014 – march 2016.

Commercial scale-up of a process for the chemical conversion of wheat straw. Innova Chile 13IDL4-25535 (project executed together with the Chemical Products Department). Partner company Oleotop. December 2013 – november 2015.

Packaging and technology transfer for the production of biodegradable forest containers. Innova Chile 12IDL4-13686 (project executed together with the Biomaterials Department). Partner company Proyectos Plásticos Ltda. January 2013 – january 2015.

Evaluation of technological, thermal and electrical solutions, regulatory framework and instruments. Partner institution Undersecretary of Energy, Ministry of Energy. December 2011 – june 2013.

Packaging and technology transfer for developing injected products based on biomaterials. Innova Chile 13IDL4-25555 (project executed together with the Biomaterials Department). April 2014 – march 2016.

Scale-up technology to produce polyphenolic extracts from radiata pine bark and strategy for their commercialization (Stage 1). Innova Chile 11IDL4-10749. June 2013 – april 2014.

Development of thermoset polymers reinforced with fibers and nanoparticles for high performance applications. FONDEF: D08I 11388. Together with EST Ltda., Promimet Ltda., Indama Ltda and Cadetch Ltda. January 2010 – december 2012.

Packaging and production technology transfer of thermoplastic nanoclay compounds as new raw material. Innova Chile: 11IDL4-10749 (Project executed together with the Biomaterials Department). Together with Petroquim S.A. December 2011 – december 2012.

Packaging and technology transfer for the production of biodegradable forest containers. Innova Chile: 12IDL4-13686 (Project executed together with the Biomaterials Department). Together with Proyectos Plásticos Ltda. December 2012 – december 2013.

Evaluation of technological, thermal and electrical solutions, regulatory framework and instruments. Together with the Undersecretariat of Energy, Ministry of Energy; December 2011 – june 2013.

International cooperation with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany. CONICYT, Associative Research Program. Together with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft-Germany. March 2008 – january 2010.

Intellectual protection for the use of biomass boiler ashes as alternative fuel. Innova Bío Bío, Protection financing line of technological innovations and transfer of intellectual capital. January 2008 – march 2009.

Introduction to thermoplastic composite materials market. FONDEF, Technology Transfer Program. Together with EST Ltda. Lignoplast Ltda. October 2008 – september 2010.

Research on export potential of technology based on pine bark extracts. Innova Chile, III Contest of Exploration and Research Program of Foreign Markets. Together with EST Ltda., Resinas del Bío Bío S.A. December 2008 – November 2009.

Prospection of foreign markets for wpc technologies and products. Innova Chile, III Contest of Exploration and Research Program of Foreign Markets. Together with EST Ltda., Lignoplast Ltda, FKuR (Alemania), Aimplas (España), Centro de Investigación de Polímeros Avanzados (CIPA). December 2008 – November 2009.

Internationalization of the international intellectual protection of tubes and marketing. Innova Bío Bío, Protection financing line of technological innovations and transfer of intellectual capital. April 2009 – February 2010.

Recovery and transfer of production technology from pine bark extracts for industrial applications. FONDEF, Recovery Program of Research Results. Together with Fondef VRI V09P001. December 2009 – March 2010.

Débora Pino, Technology Manager, Technology Management Department
d.pino(at)udt.cl / +56 41 266 1865

María de la Luz Morales, Technology Manager, Technology Management Department
m.moralesb(at)udt.cl / +56 41 266 1857

José Vallejos, Technology Manager, Technology Management Department
j.vallejos(at)udt.cl / +56 41 266 1839

Lines of work:

  • Technology transfer.
  • Market research.
  • Business models.

CONTACT

José Vallejos, Technology Manager, Technology Management Department

j.vallejos(at)udt.cl / +56 41 266 1839