International Research Cooperation
III continues to seek strategic collaborative partners from the United States, Europe, and Japan, and all over the world, to undertake research and innovation collaboration. With international partners and overseas offices in Tokyo, Kuwait CIty, and Chennai India, III is able to remain globally competitive and connected. III is fully devoted to nurturing Taiwan’s emerging domains of the ICT industry, such as smart cities, internet of things, convergent communication, and big data analytics, seeking true social impact by applying the R&D achievements.
Especially in the recent years, under the support of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) Taiwan, III has cooperated with European research institutes and companies. Currently III has maintained a close relationship with more than 30 EU research institutes such as INRIA, TNO, Fraunhofer, and VTT, etc. III itself has participated or has been linked with Taiwan ICT enterprises to participate in more than 10 EU projects. In the 2013, the IoT Forum was established and III was invited to become one of the founding members. Through this network, III’s research teams also joined the EU-funded IoT projects in the area of Smart Energy and Smart Commerce. III will continuously strengthen the cooperation with EU in the future.
There are 3 types of international research collaboration models that III engages in:
Joint Research Collaboration
This type of research collaboration includes bilateral and multilateral international collaboration projects where individual participants will each contribute to the project goals collaboratively set by all participating parties, and each party is responsible for its own budget. Contract-Based Research Collaboration
III conducts technology research services, personnel training, and market analysis for international organizations and government agencies on a contract basis. Talent Exchange
The purpose of the talent exchange is to give engineers from III and partner institutes exchange opportunities so that participants can develop new experiences, competencies and relationships. Talent exchange provides hands-on experience for engineers from both sides of the participating parties. International Business Collaboration
III, in cooperation with Taiwanese institutes and industry partners endeavor to promote and deliver ICT technology, solutions and services to the international arena. The focus of the business collaboration has been on training, consulting services, proof of concept, proof of services, proof of business and other iterative services. Training and Marketing Events
III and our industry partners have conducted technology training and marketing events in many fields and topics ranging from e-Government, Smart City, Internet of Things (IoT), Cybersecurity, Big Data and Cloud Systems, to name a few. Proof of Concept/Service/Business
III and our industry partners have implemented many successful international proofs of service projects in the fields of smart agriculture, e-Marketing, smart energy solutions and elearning, for instance. Project Consultancy Services
III and our industry partners have executed consultancy services for e-Government initiatives, Government network solutions, IT project management systems, reverse engineering workshop establishment and numerous other areas.