- Taiwan and India signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote technological cooperation in 2007
- The two nations have also agreed to promote 10 new joint projects
Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Hsu Yu-chin on Saturday inaugurated the Indo-Taiwan Joint Research Center on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) in Rupnagar, Punjab, India.
The AI center was co-established by IIT Ropar, India’s Chitkara University and Taiwan’s National Chung Cheng University (NCCU).
Taiwan and India signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote technological cooperation in 2007. Since then the two countries have co-funded 86 research programmes and published more than 180 research papers with the Science Citation Index, the Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology said.
Taiwan and India mainly collaborate in areas related to AI, renewable energy, the Internet of Things, big data, information security, microelectronics, nanoelectronics, biotechnology, healthcare, drug development, agriculture and food, the ministry said.
India- Taiwan to promote 10 new joint projects
During his seven-day visit to India, Hsu also attended a conference on technological collaboration between Taiwan and India in New Delhi with Representative to India James Tien and Indian Department of Science and Technology Secretary Ashutosh Sharma.
Following the conference, the two countries agreed to promote 10 new joint projects.
In the presence of Hsu, the Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology and the Indian Council of Social Science Research also signed their first MOU promoting bilateral collaboration in humanities and social sciences.
Inputs: Taipei Times