Achievements of Industry Development Section
Achievements in industrial development and upgrading
1. Promotion for Tainan City local Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (local SBIR):
The program aims mainly to reduce the R&D risks of the SMEs and encourage their participation in innovative R&D. From 2011 to 2014, 349 enterprises were assisted with upgrading consultation with the grants provided exceeding NT$223 million, 192 enterprises with industry-academia cooperation at the amount of NT$87 million, and NT$437 patents generating the annual revenue over NT$1.98 billion.
2. Counseling program for Tainan City tourism factories:
With the principle of "local counseling and central evaluation" to achieve the goal of "comprehensiveness," the Bureau promotes the industrial transformation of "tourism factories." From 2012 to the end of 2013, 18 factories were certified by the Bureau of Industrial Development of MOEA as tourism factories, topping all other counties and cities around Taiwan. For more information, please refer to the portal site of Tainan City Tourism Factories at http://www.tourismfactory.tw/index.php。
Tourism factory: Tianyi Company's simulating ancient pharmacy
Tourism factory: Chih Kang Material Company
At the tourism factory 「Hermin Fabrics Culture House」, Mayor Lai and Mr. Chen Fu-chuan, general manager of the factory, took a picture together.
3. Tainan SMEs Services Team:
There are seven industrial services branch teams that provide solutions to challenges faced by enterprises. Since 2011, on-site visits to 963 enterprises were conducted. Among them, 156 were facilitated to apply for governmental research grants close to NT$580 million including subsidies at the amount of NT$190 million allocated by the government and 81 projects under industry-academia cooperation exceeding the amount of 52 million.
The meeting of leaders of sub-teams
4.Tainan City Firefly (Torchbearer Assistance) Program for SMEs:
Between 2012 and the end of 2014, 28 enterprises were assisted with the amount of NT$53.7 million.
5. Local Featured Industry Program:
Based on the spirit of "One Town One Product" (OTOP), local featured industries have been allocated with city budget and the local product fund program under MOEA. From 2011 to January, 2015, the project budget at the amount about 85 million was allocated to attract private investment at an amount close to NT$180 million and to generate a revenue of 110 million. More than 4,300 jobs were created, 285 enterprises were consulted, 21 specialty dishes were invented, and about 500,000 tourists were attracted.
Black Bean Graffiti Street in Hsiaying District
On 2013 Flax Industry Cultural Festival, Mayor Lai promoted
6. Promotion program for industrial expos:
From 2011 to 2014, by accumulation, 822 enterprises participated in expos attracting 130,000 visitors, generating the trading amount of NT$150 billion, and matching 7,000 jobs.
At 「2013 Tainan Biotech and Green Energy Exposition」, celebrities from various sectors joined the opening ceremony.
7.Tainan City Industry Promotion Program:
Between 2011 and 2014, Tainan City participated in 23 domestic and international expos and successfully acquired orders at an amount of NT$540 million as well as potential businesses at an amount of NT$1.45 billion. About ten applications were certified by PICs and Halal.
The opening ceremony of "2015 Global Intelligent Automation Manufacturing Summit Forum".
8.Promotion program for the fashion and design industry:
The textile and garment industry was assisted to introduce the image, creativity, and talents of Tainan and to transform themselves into the fashion and design industry. From 2011 to 2013, more than 100 enterprises joined to create the business opportunities totaling NT$15 million. About 17 well-known designers from academia were invited to give advices.
For the "2014 Tainan Fashion Show", famous created works with local fabric cloth.
9.Promotioin Program for "the Seminar on Creativity Matching of Awarded Products from Tainan in Domestic and International Invention Expo and Award Ceremony": Through exchanges between enterprises and academia, we have transformed the R&D energy and results of academia, the industry, and research institutions into industrial and economic effectiveness. From 2013 to 2014, on-site visits to 124 enterprises were conducted to successfully match 45 cooperation projects and create the product revenue over NT$650 million.
At "2014 Tainan Procurement Meeting for Biotechnology & Green Energy Products", buyers and sellers were talking on business vigorously.
10.Promotion program for matching of Tainan City Emerging Industries
In order to promote the development of emerging industries, the Bureau invites overseas enterprises to conduct one on one talk with enterprises located in Tainan City. In addition to relevant events, trade shows, and visits to tourism factories, we aim to increase Tainan's international visibility. In 2014, 22 international buyers in the biotechnology, green energy, fashion and design industries were invited to create business opportunities at the amount more than NT$ 1.56 million.
11. New investment in the biotechnology, green energy, and fashion and design industries
From 2011 to January, 2015, there are a total of 130 enterprises in 100 the biotechnology, green energy, and fashion and design industries investing in Tainan City at the amount over NT$13.05 billion, creating 3,900 jobs, and generating the annual revenue of NT$24.52 billion.