The European Innovation Week in Taipei is the umbrella of a series of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) focused events (seminars, workshops, b2b and clusters matchmaking). It is organised by the European Commission in cooperation with Silicon Europe Worldwide and the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) and key partners in Taiwan related to ICT, both from competent government agencies and research institutes.
The European Commission will lead a delegation to Taipei consisting of representatives from business, main ICT clusters in Europe, officials from the Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, SMEs (DG GROW) and the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). They will participate in topical seminars on smart industry, smart mobility, smart healthcare, 5G and nano-electronics. Seminars will also cover opportunities for EU-Taiwan cooperation in ICT under the current Research and Innovation Framework Programme, Horizon 2020 (2014-2020), which is the EU's largest ever funding programme dedicated to R&I (EUR 77 billion). B2B, B2C and C2C (C as clusters) matchmaking meetings will be organised between the European Delegation's companies and cluster members and Taiwanese companies and clusters registered for the event.
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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.