Innovation is taking place in every corner of the globe, generating impact and solving challenges which are faced the world over. Leveraging international collaboration to develop and implement innovation widens perspectives and potential, reveals new methods and solutions, and maximizes impact and strengths of all involved.
The Innovation Bridge Program between Chile and Pittsburgh is a competitive program open to young Chilean innovators and professionals. It includes a 2 week trip to Pittsburgh, USA in April 2019 to meet counterparts in the U.S. and work with the Idea Foundry team to identify and create collaborative partnerships, projects, business ventures and transactions.
Application Period: 1 November 2018 – 15 December 2018
Stage 2 Interviews: Week of 7 January 2019
Program Dates: 6 – 19 April 2019
The objective of this program is to catalyze innovation adoption and transfer with a focus on the sectors of environment and sustainability, food and agriculture, and mining safety. This program focuses on directly developing innovator-innovator, innovator-business, and business-business partnerships between Chile and Pittsburgh.
This program is developed in part through the support and contributions of the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile.
For more information or with any questions about the application process or program, please contact the Innovation Bridge Program Manager, Lindsey Matesic, at firstname.lastname@example.org