ITRI and Czech Republic Embark on New Chapter in Technology Diplomacy

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — An 89-memebr Czech delegation led by Senate President Miloš Vystrčil made a visit to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) today in Hsinchu, where the delegation will learn about ITRI’s accomplishments in biomedical and pandemic prevention technologies, groundbreaking innovation-oriented R&D, and industrialization of research results. ITRI is the only R&D organization that Senate President Vystrčil has visited during his stay, which highlights the significance of ITRI’s role in technology diplomacy between Taiwan and the Czech Republic. The visit is expected to engage both sides in more technological cooperation based on their complementary strengths. Moreover, by leveraging the Czech Republic’s network in the EU, ITRI hopes to assist Taiwan industry in tapping into Europe’s innovation ecosystem and exploring new opportunities there.

ITRI President Edwin Liu welcomed the delegation’s visit with a Confucius’ quote, “It is a great pleasure to have friends coming from

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