Industrial partner partially finances a research program designed to answer questions of common interest, while preserving academic freedom of the research team. “Industrial Fondecyt” concept.
The contribution of the industrial partner will depend on the details of the research program that is defined.
An IRC provides financing for doctoral students and postdocs of excellence, acquisition of equipment, general expenses associated with the research program, incentive for the director of the IRC (chair holder).
IRCs can access complementary funding sources to develop their program: Fondequip, Becas Chile, Fondecyt Postdoctoral, and other financing for specific outreach activities, trips, etc.