The European Innovation Week is organised at the occasion of the Industrial dialogue between the European Commission and Taiwan. It is taking place in conjunction with the top information and communication technology (ICT) fair, COMPUTEX.
The Deputy Director-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission, Antti Peltomäki, is leading a delegation of over 100 European companies and clusters from 15 European Member States. It is the largest delegation organised by European Commission to Taiwan.
The European Innovation Week will feature a series of seminars on smart health, smart mobility, smart industry, 5G, nano-electronics and Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
Business to business (B2B), clusters to clusters (C2C) and business to clusters (B2C) matchmaking meetings organised by our Enterprise Europe Network partner in Taiwan, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will bring Taiwanese and European companies, clusters and institutes together to facilitate business and research cooperation.
As many as twenty-four EU cluster representatives from 12 European countries active in the fields of electronics, nanoelectronics, software applications in areas such as space applications, mobility, smart cities, advanced manufacturing systems, e-health are travelling to participate at the cluster matchmaking. They will be meeting with some twenty Taiwan cluster representatives to seek opportunities to set up industrial, trade and investment cooperation.
More information: www.b2match.eu/eu-taiwan-2016
2016 EU-Taiwan International Food Trade Seminar - "For Safer and Better Food"
9 March 2016
The European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), in the framework of the European Business Regulatory Cooperation (EBRC) Programme in Taiwan, hosted the 2016 EU-Taiwan International Food Trade Seminar to encourage the discussions on safer and better food. The EU and Taiwan experts shared experience in four sessions: SPS audits and inspections in the EU and Taiwan and trading partner countries; animal disease control in the EU and Taiwan and regionalisation in the EU; border and behind-the-border measures ensuring food safety; as well as modern regulation of organic products and best practices.
The seminar brought together around 200 government officials, experts and business representatives from the EU and Taiwan to share experience on international food trade issues. Madeleine MAJORENKO, Head of the EETO, Francis LIANG Kuo-Hsin (梁國新), Chairman of TAITRA, and CHANG Su-San (張淑賢), Director General of BAPHIQ, delivered opening remarks at the seminar.
30 October 2015
The EU-Taiwan Consumer Protection Conference on On-line Transactions was jointly organized by the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), under the framework of the European Business and Regulatory Cooperation Programme (EBRC), and the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) of the Executive Yuan. The seminar, attended by 128 representatives from European and Taiwanese government, industry, academia, and 160 students, hosted a field of distinguished experts to showcase insights in three areas: consumer protection laws and regulations on on-line transactions; the management and practice of on-line transactions; and resolving consumer disputes arising from on-line transactions. Dr Chang San-Cheng (張善政), Vice Premier of the Executive Yuan and Ms Madeleine Majorenko, Head of the EETO delivered opening remarks at the seminar.