Taiwan is a central player in the ‘East Asian Miracle’ and a market of high economic and strategic value. It has become one of the world’s leading economies due to its manufacturing and exporting expertise, especially in high-tech goods. Almost half of the top 100 Information Technology (IT) companies in Asia have a presence in Taiwan. Taiwan is the global leader in the production of computers and IT equipment. It is also a major location for mobile handset production. The country has a worldwide share of over 90% in the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) markets. It also dominates the semiconductor chip supply chain.
Date: 05 June 2018
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
COMPUTEX is the largest international information technology trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, after CeBIT in Germany. Held annually in Taipei since the 2000s, COMPUTEX grew rapidly and became an important showcase for the IT industry globally. It now serves as a sourcing hub for high-tech and ICT procurement, new product launches and developments in technology application. With major manufacturers such as Intel, AMD, NVIDIA and others participating, as well as Taiwanese brand names such as Acer and ASUS, COMPUTEX is expected to attract more than 38,000 international visitors. THE EUROPEAN INNOVATION WEEK Eligible companies will attend the European Innovation Week that will feature a series of seminars on the circular economy, smart mobility, wind power, 5G, nanoelectronics, medical devices and Horizon 2020. In addition, it will bring Taiwanese and European companies, clusters and institutes together to facilitate business and research co-operation.