CORFO Selects AUI to Build and Manage the Chilean Institute for Clean Technologies

Associated Universities, Inc. has issued the following in response to being selected to build and manage the Chilean Institute for Clean Technologies:

AUI is honored by today’s decision by the Corporación de Fomento de la Producción de Chile (CORFO) to award the Chilean Institute for Clean Technologies (ICTL) construction, management, and operations contract to our team. AUI is committed to creating an institute that will impact Chilean mining, renewable energy, lithium battery manufacturing, and related industrial sectors; provide services to support entrepreneurship and Macro Zona Norte; and help develop the workforce that will be needed in the north of Chile to deliver sustainable mining, renewable energy, and enhanced value chain for critical materials such as copper, lithium, and other minerals. AUI looks forward to providing additional information about our team’s plans exciting plans for ICTL subsequent to the notice to proceed from CORFO.

The CORFO announcement is available online.

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At AUI, we make scientific breakthroughs possible. AUI was created in the public interest of as a non-profit organization to establish and manage one of the first Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, Brookhaven National Laboratory. We pioneered the user facility model allowing the research community to tackle science projects at a scale that no single institution could afford individually. User facilities are the backbone of today’s national lab system, providing access to cutting edge facilities to enable new technologies that push the boundaries of science. We continue to be the trusted manager of the US radio astronomy assets for over 70 years. We lead an international coalition to develop, build, and operate the groundbreaking ALMA observatory. Through our incubator initiatives we continually expand our focus to address national challenges and secure critical infrastructure through cybersecurity, elearning, and social science initiatives. AUI is committed to realizing the broadest public benefits that flow from vigorous scientific research. As part of this commitment, AUI supports effective programs of education and public outreach, and seeks to help build a scientific enterprise that is broadly diverse and representative of our society.

 

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