The Taiwan government recognizes the importance of cultivating startups as a way to constantly inject new vigor into the economy and build the major enterprises of tomorrow. To optimize the environment in Taiwan for startups, the government has set two paramount goals for the “Action Plan for Enhancing Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem.” First, to create a…

Taiwan Startup Stadium helps promising local startups go global Founded in 2015 with funding from Taiwan’s National Development Council (NDC), Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) acts as a hub for early-stage Taiwanese tech companies, helping to strengthen the local startup ecosystem. To join TSS’s Starting Lineup program, startups must be Taiwan-based, with at least one co-founder…

Positioning Taiwan as an Asia-Pacific Biomedical R&D Hub – Is Taiwan Ready for the Top Spot?” That provocative topic was the theme of a half-day conference – held April 25 at the Chang Yung-Fa Foundation’s International Convention Center – that featured a number of prominent expert speakers and panelists from both Taiwan and internationally. The…

Finding new treatments for difficult to cure diseases Devoted to improving local education and medical care Although Chicago-based AbbVie was founded only five years ago, its performance in delivering new drugs for hard-to-treat diseases and its dedication to improving local medical services and education have quickly received global attention. “Our goal is to provide groundbreaking…