InnovationTour 29th May - 2nd June 2017
Following the successful attendence of 10 German tandems at the InnovationPlatform end March 2017 in Santiago de Chile, a group of outstanding Chilean scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators in the local mining sector visited Germany. The so-called InnovationTour led the group through an interesting 5-day-program starting in Munich and ending in Berlin. During these days, the Chilean visitors met different Fraunhofer Institutes, universities, research institutes as well as SME companies who were also active in the InnovationPlatform in Santiago de Chile.
The InnovationTour attendees have been selected by a group of experts from a Chilean competition in February 2017 with more than 60 applicants participating. The tour members represented universities, research institutions, SMEs and other organizations active in the Chilean mining sector. Main focus of the last event within InnoMine Chile project was to establish a vivid network between the German and Chilean mining sectors and to strengthen the co-operation for potential research or business projects.