Red carpet rolled out for PhD tech talents eyeing Taiwan return

Taiwan Today
Date: April 19, 2017

A generous incentives-based program aimed at encouraging top Taiwan doctorate

MOST Minister Chen Liang-gee outlines the finer points of the Leaders in Future Trends program April 18 in Taipei City. (CNA)

holders in the fields of science and technology to return home from abroad and share their knowledge and expertise was unveiled April 18 by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Under the Leaders in Future Trends program, 100 qualified candidates are eligible to each receive annual subsidies of NT$1.5 million (US$49,292), as well as accommodation and education for dependent children in the Hsinchu, Central and Southern Taiwan science parks. In return, the candidates—who must be under the age of 45, Republic of China (Taiwan) nationals and holders of a doctorate awarded by a foreign university—will participate in at least 10 sessions of exchanges and seminars per month mainly at the facilities.    [FULL  STORY]

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