The Small and Medium Enterprise Administration(SMEA), Ministry of Economic Affairs(MOEA) organized the No. 389 Steering Committee for the Small Business Innovation Research Program(SBIR) in which it reviewed and passed rewards for entrepreneurial concept open audition projects(Stage 1 Rising Star Group) for 150 projects proposed by SMEs. The list of approved projects is provided in the Appendix below.
SMEA stated that the projects passed in the No. 389 SBIR Steering Committee (Entrepreneurial SBIR-Stage 1 Rising Star Group) assisted the start-ups to overcome the uncertainty of capital, technology and market in the early stage of entrepreneurship and improve their survival rate. The Stage 1 Rising Star Group collected totaling 292 project, passed 150 projects, and rewards amounted to NTD 30.0 million. They are expected to motivate SMEs in investing more R&D human resources. The SBIR is promoted to incentivize and assist R&D activities for SMEs to achieve sustainable development and growth. It also seeks to establish a comprehensive industry system based on the R&D outcomes and promotes economic development in Taiwan.
Program Service Hotline: 0800-888-968; Project Website: https://www.sbir.org.tw
Project Press Spokesperson: Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs Hu, Bei-Di, Deputy Director General
Office Telephone: 02-23680816 #202
Project Contact Person: Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs Li, Siao-Bai, Section Chief, Knowledge and Capability Service Section
Office Telephone: 02-23680816 #335