For Tecnológico de Monterrey research is a strategic activity; it is the engine that generates innovative solutions for the economic, social and environmental development of our country. We are committed to the idea that scientific and applied research should be used to add value to a society in a more rapid, measurable manner.
To make that possible the objective is to develop research focused on high impact themes through open, collaborative and interdisciplinary innovation linked with national and international industries, as source of knowledge and financing; to form research talent and give innovative solutions to relevant challenges to support competitively, technology based entrepreneurship, and community’s transformation to generate a knowledge economy.
Thanks to the structure and focus of research activities in three conjuctural processes: Knowledge generation; Creation and development of products and services; and the Development of incubation and acceleration based technology industries, the vice chancellor office of Research and Technology Transfer will define their further strategic actions. These actions most be aligned to generate and transfer knowledge through: Competitive intelligence strategies, Attraction and management of research talent, and actions focused on increasing founding.
Therefore, the challenge is to enable a positive connection to bridge knowledge generation with value creation in order to address the most demanding problems humanity is facing: water, energy, environment, food security, global health, education, sustainable growth and poverty. Scientific and applied research should transform society. Open research and innovation models are key to address these challenges with a sense of community, collective knowledge and capacity to act.