Taichung, an industrial city in central Taiwan, is set to build ‘Shui-Nan Smart City’ as a flagship project for its Industry 4.0 initiative.
Taiwan is ranked among the most innovative countries in the world. According to the global rankings of IMD and World Economic Forum, it ranks ninth on technological infrastructure and on scientific infrastructure, and 13th on innovation. This article outlines how Taiwan transformed into a technological hub, and highlights the role of the country’s science parks.
Published 16 August 2015
At an international science conference that took place in Ghana in August, the Ghanaian government announced its intention to advance the nation through technology, including establishing science parks across the nation.
Published 8 August 2015
This article follows on from yesterday’s blog post on revenue from Taiwan’s science parks. It gives further information on the topic, presenting it in the context of a brief overview of business news in Taiwan in general.
Read the article here: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2015/07/30/2003624191
Published 30 July 2015
The total revenue of all factories in the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) rose to NT$522.1 billion (US$16.8 billion) last year, setting a new record high. The Central Taiwan Science Park has five parks including three fully developed parks in Taichung, Houli and Huwei, another park under construction in Erlin and the Advanced Research Park in Nantou, occupying a total area of 1,708 hectares.
Published 28 July 2015
Thailand’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is planning to turn state-run science parks nationwide into “Special Spaces for Innovation” where the private sector can invest in scientific research and contribute to Thailand’s economic growth as a whole.
Published 26 July 2015
In this interview, David Gill, managing director of St John’s Innovation Centre, shares his thoughts, experience and aspirations surrounding St John’s Innovation Centre and the broader St John’s Innovation Park.
Published 23 July 2015
The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has been given the prestigious accolade of “Most Innovative Technology Hub” by The New Economy magazine for its world-class position in fostering innovation and technology development amongst all places in the Asia-Pacific region.
Published 23 July 2015
A medicine research hub is to be built at a Cheshire science park affected two years ago by more than 1,000 job losses.
See full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-33511637
Published 13 July 2015
A vision for a new global automotive research facility, a 55,000 sq ft of space for growing businesses and new training provision for companies working with cutting edge composite materials has been unveiled for the Bristol & Bath Science Park, UK.
Published 10 July 2015