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The mission of the Chile-European Union Liaison Office is to support and enhance the Chilean participation in the EU’s Framework Programme. The Liaison Office is the focal point for the EU-Chile S&T Cooperation Agreement signed in 2002, and settled in the Department of International Relations in CONICYT.


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Report analyses S&T cooperation between Chile and Europe

The CEST+I (Chile-European Union STI Initiative) project has produced a new analytical report that sets out the current state of bilateral S&T instruments between Chile and institutions in different member states of the EU. The report identifies good practices and challenges, and explores how these cooperation instruments interact with other bi-regional, multilateral and national initiatives and provides recommendations for the consolidation, expansion and improvement of bilateral cooperation on R&D in the future.

Download the report here


The Fourth CELAC-EU Science and Technology Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) took place in San José de Costa Rica on the 3rd and 4th of April.


Innovation and Technology Transfer Networks from Chile and Europe exchange experiences

A working visit to Spain and Belgium to promote the exchange of experiences between innovation and technology transfer networks in Chile and Europe, and to look at alternatives for future collaboration, took place between the 24th and 28th of March. The activity was supported by the CEST+I project (Chile-European Union STI Initiative).


Launch of LAC-ICT Expert Group

The LAC-ICT Expert Group was launched on 1 of April in San José, Costa Rica, as a permanent mechanism to support cooperation in ICT policies between Latin America and Europe.


EU-LAC Workshop on Information and Communication Technologies in Chile

The ALCUE NET – Latin American, Caribbean and European Union Thematic Workshop on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) took place on 19th and 20th of March in CONICYT.


Exitosa Jornada Informativa sobre Cooperación Internacional en CyT para Investigadores en Chile

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La actividad incluyó información sobre los concursos para la cooperación internacional en ciencia y tecnología del Programa de Cooperación Internacional de CONICYT  y del nuevo programa para la investigación europeo Horizonte 2020.



About CEST+I

The CEST+I (Chile-European Union STI Initiative) project is financed by the European Union -through its Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)-  and the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of the Chilean Government (CONICYT). The purpose of this project is to support the enhancement of science, technology and innovation cooperation between the European Union, member states, associated countries and Chile.

Contact Details

European Union Programme

Department of International Relations (DRI)

CONICYT - National Commision For Scientific and Technological Research

Moneda 1375, 7th Floor



Tel: (56-2) 2365.4421
Fax (56-2) 2655.1396


This web site was developed with funds of the European Union under the scope of the CEST+ I project (Grant Agreement 311974) of the Capacities programme under the Seventh Framework Programme. The content of the web site is the sole responsibility of CONICYT and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.