Taiwan launches ecosystem of products to combat COVID-19

Anjie lou delos Reyes
As a country known for innovation, Taiwan has announced that it has formed an ecosystem of pandemic prevention products and related industries which can be useful in the world’s fight against the highly contagious and deadly coronavirus disease or COVID-19.

Taiwan launches ecosystem of products to combat COVID-19
Taiwan launches ecosystem of products to combat COVID-19

In a one-hour virtual launch, Walter Yeh, President, and CEO of Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said that Taiwan has already finalized a well-organized deployment of a pandemic prevention ecosystem that will augment Taiwan’s medical industry supply chain.

The said online launch was part of the country’s efforts to boost economic activities amid the global crisis.

According to Yeh, TAITRA has organized a series of webinars with the National Cheng Kung University Hospital participated by 14,000 Indian medical staff. Apart from this, the organization also launched a virtual healthcare pavilion with 42 medical, assistive devices and smart medical products from 33 brands and innovators, which are all winners of the Taiwan Excellence Awards.

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Highlighted at the launch were Mediland's disinfection robot, Great Group Medical's respiratory device, APEX Medical's healthcare solution, Taiwan Stanch's surgical face masks, ONYX's telehealth and smart hospital product from ONYX, vaccine and test kit from Medigen Vaccine Biologics and BluSense Diagnostics. These are all qualified as pandemic prevention devices.

Among the brands which participated in the product launch, include  Radiant Innovation, Tex Year, Asiatic Fiber, Advantech, IEI Integration, Rice Ear, QS Control, and Kimforest.

The said companies presented their products intended to prevent a pandemic before an online audience across various countries like Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, the Philippines, Korea, South Africa, Egypt, Australia, among others.

Also present at the online event is Chern-chyi Chen, the Director General of Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, who noted that Taiwan is ready to aid industries to respond to the consequences of the pandemic, and has vowed to expand the promotion of Taiwanese innovations in international markets.

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