ITRI is a not-for-profit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services. Founded in 1973, ITRI has played a vital role in transforming Taiwan’s economy from a labor-intensive industry to a high-tech industry.

ITRI is a world-leading applied technology research institute with more than 6,000 outstanding employees. Its mission is to drive industrial development, create economic value, and enhance social well-being through technology R&D. Founded in 1973, it pioneered in IC development and started to nurture new tech ventures and deliver its R&D results to industries. ITRI has set up and incubated companies such as TSMC, UMC, Taiwan Mask Corp., Epistar Corp., Mirle Automation Corp., and Taiwan Biomaterial Co.

ITRI is dedicated to creating new value and identifying emerging demands for partners while facing global challenges and opportunities, such as urbanization, aging societies, new production and consumption patterns, climate change caused by global warming, and a post-COVID-19 era.

 

工業技術研究院是國際級的應用研究機構,擁有六千位研發尖兵,以科技研發,帶動產業發展,創造經濟價值,增進社會福祉為任務。自1973年成立以來,率先投入積體電路的研發,並孕育新興科技產業;累積近三萬件專利,並新創及育成,包括台積電、聯電、台灣光罩、晶元光電、盟立自動化、台生材等上市櫃公司,帶動一波波產業發展。

面對人口往都市集中以及高齡化的趨向,當科技改變生產及消費模式,全球的暖化帶來環境劇變,環境與能源改變的催促迫在眉睫,後肺炎疫情時代下丕變的國際局勢,讓全球化面臨考驗,地緣政治與國族保護主義再起,人類的未來,充滿了機會與挑戰。