Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB)
The Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB) of Taiwan is a non-profit organization supported by the Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs. DCB’s objective is to advance Taiwan's biotech-pharma industry by building infrastructure, developing key technologies, and training talented workforces in coordination with government, industry, and academic institutions. DCB is dedicated to R&D in botanical drug products, pharmaceuticals, biologics, animal pharmacology, and innovative and explorative research in the preclinical stage of development and setting top priorities for attaining Investigational New Drug approvals by domestic and foreign regulatory agencies. At present, the therapeutic areas for drug development include cancer, diabetes, as well as infectious, inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases.