HACKING SYSTEMS

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

SOCIAL INNOVATION LAB UC

We promote the co-production of knowledge, encourage the emergence of changemakers, and work with different actors of the ecosystem to promote a sustainable social and environmental development.

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RESEARCH

We investigate, systematize and engage in processes that involve new ways of creating social, economic and environmental value. We also take an active role in the public agenda.

EDUCATION

We encourage the emergence of changemakers, moving towards a new vision of development and providing a critical reflection that promotes innovative and sustainable initiatives.

LINKING

We provide new opportunities for collaboration among diverse actors and institutions, through innovative methodologies and models that generate social and environmental impact.

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WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT US

“The Social Innovation Lab UC has been a great contribution as a response to the need for an innovative space to to face the new social, environmental and economical challenges of today. It’s work in training in teaching and extracurricular activities, research and development of new ways to generate social value are an integral part of this faculty and we hope to continue working together.”

José Miguel Sánchez
José Miguel SánchezDean Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences UC

“CoLab has been a key partner we have worked with including differents actors in the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and social innovation to promote the training of changemakers in higher education, both in Chile and LATAM.”

Alexandra Edwards
Alexandra EdwardsFormer DirectorAshoka Chile

“Any innovation is, in essence, “social”. Even so, I celebrate the pioneering spirit of those who define themselves as “social entrepreneurs” because they belong to an elite that has been the heart of his work, the fact serve the next, typically those with more basic and urgent needs”.

Alfonso Gómez
Alfonso GómezCEOCentro de Innovación UC Anacleto Angelini

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