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Nicolas Monge-Iriarte

Nicolas Monge-Iriarte

Country of Origin: Chile

Period: July 2015 – December 2015

Field of work:

Nicolas Monge-Iriarte is a Chilean resarcher who works since May 2017 as a coordinator at the Chilean Economic Development Agency (CORFO). He coordinates the Social Innovation Unit and is therefore responsible for the implementation, evaluation and improvement of the Social Innovation Program in the whole country. Nicolas Monge-Iriarte research focuses on Social Innovation methodologies, Social Innovation policies, Social Innovation Ecosystems and on the monitoring and impact of social innovation. That’s one of the reasons he participated during his stay at the Social Research Center (sfs) in the large-scale EU project SI-DRIVE. Nicolas Monge-Iriarte also, among other things, took part in other projects, like the EKOSOC-LV project and founded a Foundation about Social Innovation and a web application for citizen participation.

His academic background includes a Diploma in public policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and a Diploma in entrepreneurship and innovation from the University of Chile. Moreover he also holds a diploma issued in 2009 in organizational development at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. And between 2002 and 2007 Nicolas Monge-Iriarte graduated as a Psychologist at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Field of research at the sfs: Collaboration in SI-DRIVE and other projects of the institute | Research unit: Labour and Education in Europe