NEW ALLIANCES

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

University of Santiago

The University of Santiago, Chile is a state university of excellence whose mission is the creation, preservation, cultivation, transmission and pursuit of knowledge through research, teaching and connection in the fields of science, the arts, humanities and technology. The main strengths of the University of Santiago transpire in the field of engineering in their various specialties, in the research of basic and applied sciences. To do so, the university relies on a solid group of basic and applied researchers. Their task is to serve society by developing critical consciousness in a pluralistic environment alongside the practice of freedom of expression.

Institute of Agricultural Research of Chile 

The Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA) is the main institution of agricultural research in Chile under the Ministry of Agriculture, with a national presence from Arica to Magallanes, through its 10 regional centers, in addition to its regional technical offices and experimental centers.

Its mission is to generate and transfer knowledge and global strategic technologies to produce innovation and improve the competitiveness of the agri-food sector.

Telefónica R+D

International Centre of Excellence Telefónica R&D develops the digital solutions that will become the products and services marketed in the next 20 years by taking advantage of the innovation environment and cross-venture company. With a sight towards the future, the Center will lead the development of new technology with a focus on the digital world and the Internet, creating its own applications and services and that of third parties, initially for SmartCities and SmartIndustries, based on open platforms, collaborative working models and research. The areas of their project development are Information Technology and Telecommunications; Electricity and Electronics; Mining and Metallurgy; Agriculture and Agroindustrial and smart cities.

PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS

Fedefruta

Fedefruta F.G.  is a non-profit trade organization that relates to public and private organizations, to meet the needs of the national fruit and vegetable sectors in matters of defense, promotion, dissemination, training, education and certification.  

Fedefruta was founded on November 17th, 1985 and brings together more than 1,000 producers and 20 associations throughout the country. Its work is oriented towards the unification of producers in pursuit of shared criteria; to safeguard their interests through the representation and defense of their legitimate rights in front of to the national and international fruit industry, in front of the government authorities; and to link them with the various public and private sectors to efficiently develop their productive labor.

Aquagestión

Technical platform for aquaculture and food industry. It offers a range of comprehensive services such as effective diagnoses in the different phases of fish and shellfish production (fish health); search and recommendation of viable solutions based on efficient technologies to the different requirements arising from productive activities that use water, air and soil (environment); safety certification through food chemistry, water and soil laboratories; and solutions to usual and emerging health/production problems of salmon-farming (development).

Redagrícola

Created in 2004, Redagrícola is a media that addresses fruit, vegetable and crop issues through technical articles on Plant Nutrition, Plant Health, Irrigation, Plant Varieties and Export alternatives and Marketing. In Chile, it publishes eight issues a year with a print run of 8,000 copies. Since 2013 in Chile holds the RedAgrícola Annual Conference, which is also carried out in Peru. 

Chilealimentos

Chile Alimentos is the Association of food companies in Chile, it is private entity that unites and represents companies related to food processing and machinery.

The object of the association is to promote the development and protection of the activities that are common to its members and to defend their interests in Chile and abroad before public and private authorities.