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February 2021
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The world has changed significantly since the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. The tourism, catering, and wholesale industry are strongly hit by the pandemic, and supply chain of high technology industries are being disrupted by lockdown restrictions. However, these challenges also urge the industry to seek solutions from smart and digital manufacturing... Read More

Due to a global public health emergency – the COVID-19 Pandemic, and a series of complex chain reactions caused by the US-China trade war and geopolitical tensions, many industrial supply chains have suffered disruption. Under these circumstances, the lack of mutual... Read More

Research Highlights

Opportunities and challenges of Taiwan's technology development in the post-pandemic era

In the face of the global pneumonia pandemic, Taiwan's pandemic prevention performance is evident to the world. The Industrial Technology Research Institute has developed a "platform with zero-touch pandemic prevention technology" that can provide 24/7, non-contact, real-time monitoring of patients' vital signs and symptoms, using "technology power" to guard the pandemic prevention frontline. The construction of a smart value-added platform for public health and health care applications on the Internet of Things (IoT), combined with smart computing functions and community model computing mechanisms, allows the government's overall medical information to be used in real time. Taiwan people have maintained their fitness and exercise habits in the midst of the pandemic, which can be seen as an opportunity to transform and upgrade the fitness and exercise related industries in the future.

The new pneumonia pandemic has brought global communication to a standstill and has had a great impact on people's lifestyles. Taiwan has turned the crisis into an opportunity to share its experience of pandemic prevention with the international community through research and reports on smart medicine and preventive medicine, demonstrating that Taiwan is an important partner in the global fight against the pandemic.