Science and Technology Innovation Center (STIC)

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To promote the New Southbound policy, the Ministry of Science and Technology has funded Taiwanese colleges for them to go to target countries of New Southbound policy to establish “Science and Technology Innovation Center (STIC)” together with local institutions. Since 2017, 12 overseas Science and Technology Innovation Centers has been set up in 9 countries, which are Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Myanmar, with fruitful results from deepened cooperation and exchange in science and technology research in areas of clean water, smart health, ecological conservation, environmental change as well as humanities and social science.

FieldHostDeparmentNameSet Up
EngineeringTsair-Fuh Lin (Professor)National Cheng Kung University Taiwan-Philippines Joint Water Quality Research and Innovation Center Philippines
BiotechnologyDuujian Tsai (Chair Professor)Pingtung Christian Hospital Taiwan-Thailand Medical Tech., Science & Humanities Development Center Thailand
BiotechnologyChia-Wei Li (Professor)National Tsing Hua University Vietnam-Taiwan Joint Plant Conservation Research Center Vietnam
BiotechnologyShyi-Dong Yeh (Professor)National Chung Hsing University VAAS-NCHU Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Vietnam
HumanitiesBien Chiang (Professor)National Taitung University Center of Southeast Asian Ethnicities, Cultures and Societies: A joint project between Taiwan and Indonesia Indonesia
EngineeringSu-Ling Fan (Professor)Tamkang University Taiwan-Malaysia Digital Technology International Centre (DiTIC) Malaysia
HumanitiesMing-Cheng Kuo (President)National Chengchi University Science and Technology Innovation Center for Taiwan-Philippines Indigenous Knowledge, Local Knowledge and Sustainable Studies Philippines
BiotechnologyChih-Wen Kuo (Vice President for International Affairs)National Sun Yat-sen University Taiwan and Sri Lanka Environmental Change Sciences and Technology Innovation Center (TS/ECSTIC) Sri Lanka
EngineeringShi-Ming Huang (Dean for Research and Development)National Chung Cheng University Taiwan-India Joint Research Center on Artificial Intelligence India
BiotechnologyLiang-Yo Yang (Dean, Office of Global Affairs)China Medical University Taiwan-Singapore Aging and Cancer Overseas Science and Technology Innovation Center Singapore
EngineeringShih-Chang Hsin (Senior Vice President)National Tsing Hua University Taiwan-Malaysia Innovation Center for Clean Water and Sustainable Energy Malaysia
HumanitiesTung-Wen Sun (Executive Vice President)National Chi Nan University Taiwan-Myanmar Overseas Economic Surveys Research Center Myanmar