Fraunhofer Chile Research

Fraunhofer Chile Research

Applied research to solve industry needs and accelerate technologies in Chile and Latin America.

Center for Systems Biotechnology

Innovation to solve industry challenges in circular economy, functional foods, aquaculture and sustainable agriculture.

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Center for Solar Energy Technologies

Innovation for the development of a world-class solar industry.

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70 años de Fraunhofer

Nuestro aniversario número 70 es una ocasión para celebrar a la Fundación Fraunhofer junto a sus socios, colegas y todos quienes quieran dar forma al futuro.

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Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

72 institutes in Germany, worldwide leaders in research and development to serve the industry.

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Business areas of the Biotechonology Center


Agri-foods and ingredients

We add value to agro-industrial waste with a focus on a circular economy, create functional foods, work on sustainable pollination and bee health, and devise Smart Agro solutions.


Aquaculture and Marine Systems

We formulate products to improve productivity and disease control of aquaculture species, innovate in diagnostic methods and support aquaculture diversification programs.


Industrial Sustainability

We design sustainable solutions in bioprocesses, evaluate agricultural and aquaculture residues to generate energy and investigate sustainable uses of water.


R+D Services Platform

We execute laboratory procedures with high quality standards in biology, chemistry and bioinformatics.

Business areas of the Solar Energy Center


Solar thermal systems

We focus our research on the use of engineering for the development of innovative technology in the installation and management of solar thermal pilot plants.


Photovoltaics systems

In order to anticipate problems at an early stage, we provide services for the photovoltaic industry with certified state-of-the-art technology and specialized professionals.


Testing and analysis

We have experience in testing and analysis, to evaluate the operation and condition of photovoltaic plants.

News and Press Releases


Fraunhofer Chile holds its second 2019 Board of Directors

The Board Director, Johann Feckl, highlighted the optimism with which he sees the achievements made, while the interventions included the role of the foundation in the reality that the country lives today.


International experiences in Electromobility were analyzed at 1st FIDELMOV 2019 Fair

The Director of the Center for Solar Energy Technologies, Frank Dinter, addressed the challenges faced by Germany in the implementation of this type of technologies and how Fraunhofer Chile Research today seeks to promote them in our country.


Seminar on technologies for Industry 4.0 was successfully held in Santiago

With more than a hundred attendees, the international seminar Industry 4.0: Revolutionize your business and productivity, organized by Fraunhofer Chile and Fraunhofer IIS in Santiago, was held in Santiago on October 23th.



Dandelion rubber would help comply with recycling law for tires

Chilean mining could benefit from a Fraunhofer Chile project to install a 100% recyclable rubber factory in the country. This can be obtained from the root of the plant. See details in Diario Financiero.

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