GORE program

Estrategias Internacionales para la Transformación del Patrimonio Industrial en Activo Regional

Strategies for the Transformation of Industrial Heritage into Regional Assets

BIP: 40049181, financed by GORE BIOBIO

The program submitted by CREASUR, seeks to position the cultural and industrial heritage of the Biobío region as a transformative engine towards regional and identity development. Linking with the academia, national and international organizations, public service and communities.

This initiative, framed within the programme: “International Strategies for the Transformation of Industrial Heritage into Regional Assets”, allocated through the Regional Development Fund from the Regional Government of Biobío, is organised in three different stages.

Firstly, the elaboration of a governance network through meetings with actors who develop and/or work on heritage issues in the 33 communes of the Biobío Region. Similarly, the holding of the 4th International and Interdisciplinary Cultural Heritage Congress: Industrial Heritage, Social Issues and Challenges for the New Governancewhich during next October, bring together academics and heritage experts to present topics that help build public policies and create a regional image in heritage, cultural and territory issues. Also, this governance network will offer scholarships for the application to the Collaborative Methodologies Degree for Heritage Projects with a Critical Approach, certified by the OTEC Culture and Territory and sponsored by the Master in Architectural Heritage Intervention of the University of Chile.

Program Objectives

  • Improve the competitiveness of heritage and industrial development and management in the Biobío Region.
  • Promote the formation and attraction of advanced human capital and management of regional and international collaborative projects. To position the region globally through technical visits, networking, press management, training with experts and conferences from abroad.
  • Work on the development of the image of the regional industrial heritage, managing to position it internationally.
  • Create regional, national and international collaborative networks to attract resources to creative industries and heritage initiatives. This will promote the inclusive and pluralistic participation of various groups in society.


Through the work with methodologies of social participation and creative registers, it will be possible to make imaginaries and cultural heritage visible. The impact on public policies and territorial development initiatives in a direct way is fundamental for the elaboration of our national and international governance network.

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