Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile

Rodrigo Tapia

2021

Rodrigo Tapia, biochemist, is the Head of the Science and Society Division at the Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile. It is its objective to promote the socialization of knowledge. Tapia has dedicated the last 13 years to create and produce outreach projects and science education initiatives. He is the CEO and Creative Director of Weikap, a company that organizes education projects using art and technology tools.

Between 2012 and 2019, he was Director of Outreach and Education at the Biomedical Neuroscience Institute at the University of Chile, where he developed educational programs, digital platforms, editorial projects, and evaluation systems. He was an advisor at Museo Interactivo Mirador (MIM), in charge of the script and content development for the “Neurozona” interactive exhibit.