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Strategic Focuses

With its superior R&D technology and rich human resources, Taiwan is one of the agile economies in Asia. To stay at the forefront of R&D and drive the economy forward, DoIT has selected key technology areas to receive priority support under the 5+2 innovative industries plan by Executive Yuan. These technology areas are:

 

Areas of research

 

Smart Technology

Advanced technologies, such as 5G, IoT, AI and many other disruptive ones are expected to transform our life styles and industrial structures in the near future. Building on Taiwan’s existing competitive strengths in ICT and semiconductor industry, DoIT is committed to developing strategically intelligent technologies, integrating software/hardware/services, and promoting international collaborations to accelerate Smart Technology industrial innovations and digital economy in Taiwan. In addition, Smart Technology would play a key role in 5+2 innovative industries plan, which is aligned with the Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan, AI Taiwan Action Plan, Taiwan Display Technology & Industrial Applications Action Plan, and Taiwan’s 5G Action Plan.

Smart Technology

 

Sustainable Technology

In this era of climate change, green energy and green materials are an ultrahigh potential emerging industry. The 5+2 innovative industries plan focuses on the development of green energy technology and circular economy. Under the government’s policy, DoIT leverages the strength of the electro-optical industry to develop emerging technologies, such as smart energy, new green material, and resource recycling. DoIT also fosters Taiwan’s connections with global partners to occupy its share of the promising emerging market.

Sustainable Technology

 

Smart Manufacturing Technology

As a major machine tool exporter, Taiwan’s machine tool industry plays a significant role in the global market. In response to Industry 4.0 and digital transformation policies, Smart Machinery is included in the 5+2 innovative industries plan. With the advantages of existing machine tool technology, production, and automation, DoIT has not only developed intelligent technology for machine tools, but has also built a PaaS/SaaS platform for smart production. Based on Taiwan’s superior vertical manufacturing abilities and its advanced machine tool industry, alliances can be formed into global partners to implement the industrial technology upgrade strategy with focus on the dual engines of manufacturing and services.

Smart Manufacturing Technology

 

Wellbeing of Life

Taiwan is a global leader in clinical medicine and has a top-notch national health care system. With long-term investment in the biotechnology industry, numerous new drugs and medical devices are constantly brought to market. Also, Taiwan’s textile and food industries play an irreplaceable position in the global market. The advancement of data analysis heralds a new era for biotechnology and textile technologies, and thus DoIT will promote cross-industry and cross-border technology partnerships for the development of new drugs, innovative medical devices and textile technology, as to support the biomedicine and circular economy industries’ vision endorsed by the 5+2 innovative industries plan.

Wellbeing of Life

 

Service Innovation

With the combination of the Internet, IoT, Big Data and AI, new applications, and business models such as Uber and Airbnb have emerged in large numbers in recent years. Emerging technologies and models will impact service innovation, model innovation, and the supply-and-demand system to experience increasingly faster conversion cycles. DoIT leverages Taiwan’s advantages in its unique data resources and terminal industry to link service innovation to the industrial innovative fields of the 5+2 innovative industries plan to grow a new ecosystem of industrial innovation and create new industrial value.

Service Innovation

Last update: 2020-08-04

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