The China Post
Date: August 18, 2017
By: The China Post
Taiwan’s technology minister on Thursday laid out an ambitious plan to spend
NT$16 billion to beef up the domestic artificial intelligence (AI) industry.
In a news conference, Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-gee (陳良基) said his ministry would implement five initiatives over the next four to five years, investing a total of NT$16 billion.
The ministry aims to create a constellation of AI research centers across Taiwan by the end of 2017. It will launch an AI manufacturing base in Central Taiwan Science Park this September and an AI development base in Southern Taiwan Science Park this week. [FULL STORY]