Taiwan Gloria Center
  • 2021 Sep 15
  • Joining Hands with the Overseas Community Affairs Council, Bringing New Prosperity to Taiwan Gloria Center
In order to promote international ties, Taiwan Gloria Center and the Northern California Chapter of the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women held the “Overseas Chinese Industry and Academia Partnership Project – Discussing Developments in Smart Agriculture” on August 23, 2021. Members of this center’s smart agriculture team including National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), National Chiayi University (NCYU), Tunghai University (THU), and international member JH Biotech shared their findings in smart agriculture, methods for industry academia partnerships that can enhance corporate capabilities, and introduced the services of Taiwan Gloria Center.

The online event included guests such as Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) Minister Chen-Yuan Tung Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco Deputy Director General Ying-Hsing Lee Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco (Milpitas) Director Shu-Jung Yen MoEA Director Ai-Lan Chen National Chung Hsing University President Fuh-Sheng Shieu Global Federation of Chinese Business Women Chairwoman Sherry Chen, Vice Chairwoman Karen Chen, Northern California Chapter Director Wei-Ni Hu World Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce Honorary President Kuei-Hsiang Lin Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce of North America Honorary President Yi-Ming Wu and more for a total of  more than 70 guests in attendance.

Taiwan Gloria Center has been actively forging international ties by utilizing strategies such as platform-to-platform partnerships to synergize the benefits of international ties by forging deeper relationships that expand the mutual benefits of collaboration. By utilizing an inter-university research platform to collaborate and consolidate R&D technologies in the upstream, midstream, and downstream, the center hopes to provide companies across the world with new service and establish Taiwan as the center of smart industries in addition to increasing industrial economic benefits. While this event is opening with smart agriculture, future matchmaking events will be in place for smart healthcare and smart industries to establish an interactive platform where overseas Taiwanese businesses across the world can regularly synergize and create valuable industry and academia partnerships.

Taiwan Gloria Center has spared no effort to promote international ties with overseas Taiwanese businesses. Since March, the center has received visitors from 50 overseas Taiwanese businesses who visited the campus and research center at National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT); in July, NTUT, Taipei Medical University (TMU), and NCHU participated in the “Overseas Taiwanese Businesses Identifying Opportunities in Taiwan” event hosted by OCAC to forge business opportunities for overseas Taiwanese businesses across the world; the event attracted 481 online participants across the 3 universities. Taiwan Gloria Center will continue to strive towards an increased presence and interacting with overseas Taiwanese businesses globally. While the current event is focused on Northern California, future matchmaking events will be held across the world using regional themes to establish industry-academia partnerships as well as technology transfers.