In a major effort to help the ICT industry in Taipei expand its business to the global market, the Department of Economic Development of the Taipei City Government is to host the 2019 ICT Procurement Meeting at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 (TaiNEX 1), Meeting Room 507, 5F, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. Over 18 international buyers from several countries will join the business matching event to explore opportunities in Taipei.
With great potential and leading industry clusters, the ICT industry in Taipei stands at a leading position in the global ICT value and supply chain. The creative engineers, flexible business culture and diligence of its workers make the ICT industry in Taipei City a crucial part of the global ICT industry.
Among the participating international buyers, many have an annual turnover of more than US$100 million, and some even exceed US$10 billion, with leading names including Toshiba Memory, Intel, Fireeye, Innowave Global, Microdia, Viscom, Vietnam Network Technology, All IT Hypermarket, Servex, Code Solutions IT Consulting Services, Computer Union and Super International.
The buyers are here looking to purchase a wide variety of ICT products, including servers, storage devices, DRAM, memory cards, IoT and smart home devices, alarm systems, network equipment, computer accessories and peripheral products, GPS solutions, video conferencing and photography solutions, medical technology, wired and wireless headset components, smart bracelet components and special copper wire. Taipei-based ICT suppliers are welcome to take part in the procurement meeting.
The Taipei City Government is dedicated to promoting the development of the ICT industry in Taipei. With the aim of attracting more international enterprises to come to Taipei, the Taipei City Government provides various subsidies and grants to newly established or innovative enterprises, including investment subsidies; startup, branding, R&D and angel funds; and incubator grants.
The Neihu Technology Park 2.0 Project will begin operation in the first quarter of 2020, providing more space and quality infrastructure for enterprises to focus on ICT, startups, fintech and smart cities.
In another effort to make Taipei the best destination for global investors, the Department of Economic Development has established the Invest Taipei Office (ITO) to assist foreign enterprises investing in Taipei. The ITO provides one-stop service for businesses by organizing the resources of the Taipei City Government, with services ranging from laws and regulations consultation, business inspection arrangement, company registration and visa application consultation to subsidies information. The ITO also has good connections and cooperation with the central government. By combining the resources of the Taipei City and central governments, the ITO can effectively assist enterprises expanding their businesses to Taipei.
2019 ICT Procurement Meeting
Meeting Room 507, 5F,
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 (TaiNEX 1)
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 29, 2019.