Author Archive: Fernanda Gomez

First Local Congress of Local Development and Entrepreneurship

In order to balance the development of entrepreneurship in rural and peripheral areas in Chile, the University of Development (UDD), together with the University of Leeds Sustainability Institute, the Knowledge Center, Innovation, Technology and Enterprise at the University of Newcastle in the United Kingdom and Balloon Research organized the first “Congress on Local Entrepreneurship and […]

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Semana Sello: 1er Encuentro: ¡Levántate #@%^*!

Through a reflection session and collaborative work, the main challenges of leading in Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD), was held on Monday 28th of August at 6:00 p.m. in the Space of co-work in Plaza I, organized by the Directorate of Public Accountability, iCubo, and the FEUDD with the attendance of 25 student leaders. The activity […]

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UDD designated Ashoka Changemaker Campus

August 28 / Santiago-Concepción, Chile. Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) has been designated as “Changemaker Campus of Ashoka U” for its role as leader in social innovation and training of agents of change, becoming the first Chilean institution to be part of this worldwide network. Since 2008 more than 40 universities throughout the world have received […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Because this has been a very complete year, full of achievements and challenges, is that we want to say by to him by thanking everyone for their collaboration and commitment. We look forward to a similar or better 2017. Also, very Merry Christmas. A big hug, IIS Santiago and Concepción Team Marlen Gac María José […]

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A successful first generation of Balloon U!

With a lot of motivation, commitment and above all with desire to continue working, the first generation of students from the “University Balloon” came back home. Francisca, Delia, Fari, Trinidad, Sebastián and Joaquín form the group of 6 UDD students, that with more than 12 students of UC Engineering and Federico Santa María University worked […]

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13 teams of UDD Concepción students enrolled in Hult Prize competition

Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile, Universidad de la Frontera and Universidad del Desarrollo participate representing Chile. Hult Prize is an international social entrepreneurship competition, in which students from different universities must develop projects that solve or mitigate social problems worldwide. For this year, 13 teams of students UDD Concepción participate to solve the challenge assigned: […]

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“Destacame” won the Entrepreneur Spirit Award 2016, in the Social Entrepreneur category

José Said was distinguished in the category ” Consecrated Entrepreneur ”, Pamela Chávez as ” Emerging Entrepreneur ” and Vicente O’Ryan in ‘Entrepreneurial Student’. The UDD Faculty of Economy and Business presented this Thursday November 24th the XVII Entrepreneurial Spirit Award 2016, which highlights the national entrepreneurs that best symbolize the entrepreneurial spirit and serve […]

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Minka 2016

Minka is a collaborative project for the training of agents of change leading social innovation from Higher Education Institutions. This initiative promotes the consolidation of social innovation ecosystem, facing the challenges of Chile and Latin America, from the local to the global, in order to accelerate systemic change. Ashoka, in conjunction with the Universidad de […]

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