Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile

Rodrigo Tapia Seaman

2021 Science Engagement

Rodrigo Tapia Seaman, biochemist, is the Head of the Science and Society Division at the Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile. It is his objective to promote the socialization of knowledge. Rodrigo has dedicated the last 13 years of his career 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 the 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.