Date: January 26, 2017
The Center of Biomedical Industry Innovation Program was launched Jan. 25 by Vice
President Chen Chien-jen in Hsinchu County, northern Taiwan, representing a milestone in Republic of China (Taiwan) government efforts to further develop the country’s potential-laden sectors of the 21st century and beyond.
Chen said during the launch ceremony that the center will help build Taiwan into a biomedical R&D hub in the Asia-Pacific while enhancing the country’s economic competitiveness and contributing to the health of people around the world.
Biomedicine is a care-based industry focused on promoting well-being, he said. It is hoped that the new drugs and vaccines developed by Taiwan firms will help prevent and cure diseases, as well as provide quality care for the body and mind, the vice president added. [FULL STORY]