Premier unveils plan for biomedical tech R&D hub

Taipei Times
Date:  Aug 28, 2020
By: Sean Lin / Staff reporter

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday outlined a plan to make the nation a research and development (R&B) hub for innovative biomedical technologies.

To develop a stronger biomedical industy — one of the 6key industries in the Executive Yuan’s “five plus two” innovative industries plan — government agencies should take proactive steps to bolster precision healthcare by integrating innovative technologies in various fields, Su said in Taipei after a briefing on the government’s work on biomedical innovations.

For example, big data and biomedicine could be integrated in the care sector, as well as in disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment, he said.

This would help position the nation as an international biomedical innovation and R&D hub, and a global leader in precision healthcare, Su said.    [FULL  STORY]

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