Innovation Figures


Patents between 2013 and 2018




Companies and Institutions Linked in 2018


Participants in Entrepreneurship Activities between 2014 and 2018


Academia Universitaria de Emprendimiento e Innovación

Training program that strengthens innovation capacities through the development of skills and the adoption of tools that facilitate research, technology transfer, and entrepreneurship processes.

Carnaval Creativo

University Entrepreneurship Fair that stimulates, identifies, and supports innovative, technological, and social projects, encouraging the development of original solutions that add value to the various productive sectors.

Hub Alimentos

Center for Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation that encourages the connection of new entrepreneurs from the O'Higgins, Maule, and Ñuble regions. It is a highly specialized collaborative space focused on the food value chain.

Innova en tu región

Public platform that promotes the development of a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Maule Region. It acts as a community hub to interact with experts in i+E.


Social innovation laboratory that promotes the articulation of a sustainable regional ecosystem in the Maule region. It develops experimentation and co-creation of solutions to the challenges in the provinces of Talca, Linares, Curicó, and Cauquenes in the areas of environment, health, education, and territorial governance.
Learn about initiatives to support and finance UTalca undergraduate students in social or commercial projects.

Innovations on the Campuses

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Luis Letelier, Bike Utalca

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Marco Morales, Mini Mina

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Francisco Castro, Sports Schools for the Maule Region

Education Model

Recognized in Chile for its academic quality, UTalca is also a pioneer in incorporating a Competency-Based Education Model aimed at developing soft skills in its students that are highly demanded in all areas of professional activity.