President hopeful Siemens will set up R&D center in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/07/26
By: Lu Hsin-hui and Frances Huang

Taipei, July 26 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Wednesday that

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) receives a Siemens delegation. (Photo courtesy of the Presidential Office)

Germany-based industrial giant Siemens AG will set up a smart machinery research and development (R&D) center in Taiwan to forge closer ties with the local machinery manufacturing sector.

Receiving a Siemens delegation led by Cedrik Neike, a member of the managing board of the German firm, Tsai said that the local machinery industry has been working with the German firm on smart manufacturing development and that a move by the company to set up an R&D center in Taiwan would strengthen that cooperation.

Tsai said that Taiwan’s industrial sector has laid a good foundation in information and communication technology development, and she encouraged Siemens to utilize Taiwan’s advantages by opening a smart machinery hub here.    [FULL  STORY]

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