Success Stories

ELAN Network pursues the promotion of innovation, technology transfer and effective transitional research between the European Union and Latin America and Caribbean.

In doing so we will identify and disseminate examples of EU – LAC collaboration initiatives in the field of technology-based business opportunities and generating a balanced ecosystem of actors and initiatives to multiply the generation of such opportunities:

  • Best performing R&I actors.
  • Successful exemplary cases based on European and Latin American programmes and instruments.
  • Best practices in knowledge transfer and market-oriented R&I cooperation between Latin America and Europe.

Examples of success stories:

Chilean company Acuatek and the Czech company Kubicek VHS materialise business

Thanks to the Eurochile Business Foundation and the Enterprise Europe Network, a technological mission was organized, with co-funding from CORFO, to participate in the Industrial Environmental POLLUTEC Fair, held in Lyon, France. During the event, Acuatek and Kubicek partnered to sell the eco-friendly compressors of Czech origin on the Chilean market. More information .



Eurochile will support Chilean and European SMEs to manage their intellectual property rights

Eurochile Business Foundation, as member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), will cooperate with the Help Desk advising SMEs on how to manage property rights in the European Union and Mercosur. EuroChile will thus support EU and Chilean SMEs by enabling access to the services of the Mercosur IPR SME helpdesk  and the EU IPR SME Helpdesk , respectively. More information .


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