The Chilean Minister of Economy appeals to the democratisation of innovation at VI Innovation Meet

Picture of speakers at VI Innovation Meet, 29 June 2017, Casamerica, Madrid

Speakers at VI Innovation Meet, 29 June 2017, Casamerica, Madrid

Last 29th June, during the opening of the VI Innovation Meet organised by MRI-International and KIM, the Chilean Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, Mr. Luis Felipe Céspedes, appealed at the democratisation of innovation and entrepreneurship as a key to address inequality and progress. The Minister´s encouraging speech was followed by an explanation on several programmes implemented by the Chilean government to diversify and sophisticate their economy.

This interesting event took place at Casamerica of Madrid, and aimed at sharing initiatives to foster cooperation on innovation between Latam and Europe. Following the Minister´s intervention, there where three round table discussion:

  • The first roundtable discussed public policy measures across both continents, moderated by Carles Ramió (Pompeu Fabra University) and with the participation of the embassies of Peru, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombian embassies, as well as the Spanish CDTI.
  • The second roundtable focused on cooperation perspective of large Spanish corporations, with a panel moderated by Leitat and formed by Indra, Gas Natural, BBVA, Telefónica, Ferrovial Agroman and ADIF
  • The third roundtable focused on Intellectual Property Management, moderated by the Licensing Executive Society, and with the participation of Repsol, Elzaburu, Clarke, Modet & Co, Tecnalia and KIM

You can visit here the lessons learnt at the VI Innovation Meet (only in Spanish)

Or have a look how was the programme of the event (only in Spanish)