More than for most businesses, shortening the time needed to bring a new product to market is vitally important for medical device companies. Given the industry’s rapid development of new technologies leading to steady improvements in functions and materials, the existing models of many devices are soon obsolete, ready to be replaced by next-generation products….

A weekly snapshot of Taiwan business news stories brought to you by CommonWealth and AmCham Taiwan’s TOPICS First Commercial Geothermal Plant Goes Online The Cingshuei Geothermal Power Plant, Taiwan’s first commercial geothermal power-producing facility, began operations on November 23. The plant’s most significant feature is its ability to produce a 24-hour supply of renewable energy….