Date: December 24, 2015
Fablab Taipei, the latest government initiative aimed at spurring
innovative entrepreneurship in Taiwan, was launched by the Cabinet Dec. 23 at the Taiwan Air Force, the site of the former ROC Air Force headquarters, in the northern Taiwan metropolis.
“In a new global economy powered by creativity and innovation instead of cost and efficiency, the facility will integrate public and private-sector resources to foster next-generation talents to drive Taiwan’s development,” Premier Mao Chi-kuo said during the inauguration ceremony.
“Fablab Taipei will be a primary venue for promoting open learning among Taiwan’s youth and initiating exchanges between local makers and their global counterparts,” he said. The Taiwan Makers Association said Taiwan is the 80th country in the world to provide such a facility. [FULL STORY]