During a press conference held Tuesday in Taipei to showcase the local medical imaging industry, the Economics Ministry of the Taiwan government announced that it plans to invest NT$2 billion (US$ 6.5 million) in the medical equipment sector.Read more
By Tim Ferry
In just 24 years, between 1993 and the end of 2017, Taiwan will have gone from an “aging population” with some 7% of the population 65 years old or older to an “aged society” with 14% of its population elderly. This same demographic shift took 125 years in France, over 40 years in the United States, and even 25 years in the world’s grayest society, Japan. Further, by 2025, one in five Taiwanese will be 65 years old or older, putting Taiwan in the ranks of the super-aged societies.
Our featured event is BioTaiwan 2017, the annual week-long festival of life science-themed conferences, exhibitions and gatherings held in Taipei, Taiwan.Read more