Fostering of Scientific and Technological Manpower
Under global competition, talent is our most important resource and also the key to sustain national development. Fostering high-tech manpower is one of NARLabs four major missions. We help establish links between academia and industry via our innovative service platforms. In addition, we continue to tap international human resources, with the ultimate goals of cultivating superior, innovative manpower and boosting Taiwan's international competitiveness.
Southeast Asia International Joint Research and Training Program
An open platform facilitating cooperation between Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and the United States
The Southeast Asia International Joint Research and Training Program (SEAIP) aims to deepen research development in Taiwan and Southeast Asia regions and promote international cooperation and training. The meeting unveiled the Center of Excellence on Cyber-enablement Applications newly established by the Taichung branch of the National Center for Highperformance Computing (NCHC) , facilitating Taiwan to become an outstanding international education and research and development center for cooperation between Southeast Asia, United States, and Japan.
3D Printing Innovative Application Competition
Enhancing 3D printing technology in Taiwan, promoting diverse value-added applications
The NCHC undertook a project of the Ministry of Science and Technology to host the 3D Printing Innovative Application Competition, which is aimed to cultivate talented individuals for 3D printing and to promote the linkage between technology research and development and industrial supply chains. This competition effectively facilitates the 3D printing application development in Taiwan.
Taiwan Student Cluster Competition
Cultivating talented individuals for high-performance computing in Taiwan
The NCHC has endeavored to cultivate talented individuals for high-performance computing in Taiwan. The center hosted the Taiwan Student Cluster Competition, the content of which involved computer assembling, hardware efficiency optimization, and problem solving through computer operations. This competition builds a solid foundation for Taiwanese students participating in highperformance computing tasks.
The i-ONE International Instrument Technology Innovation Competition
The Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) has paid attention to innovative R&D instrument technology. The i -ONE International Instrument Technology Innovation Competition has been held by ITRC since 2009. It is divided into high school level and college & above level, attracting domestic and international competitors. The awarded works have involved f ields including everyday inventions and technology to reflect its emphasis on innovative R&D. Through this competition, ITRC facilitates encouraging young students to apply scientific knowledge, elicit their innovative thinking, and aim to vitalize technology development in Taiwan.
Frontline of Real-time Relief Operation—Taiwanese Students' Dream
Outstanding students from domestic universities participated in the Student Professional Development Conference (SPDC) of ASME. The competition events were divided into two types: a design competition with "Robots for Relief" as its main theme and an English speech competition involving mechanicsrelated topics. Through this conference, the ITRC hopes to elicit students' imagination and creativity for science, allowing the world to witness the research capability of students in Taiwan.
Smart Electronic Academic Institution: Semiconductor Practical Courses
To cultivate advanced and talented individuals for semiconductor technology
According to instrument specif ications and availability, the courses mainly focused on 8-inch equipment and were offered to instrument and manufacturing engineers with at least 2 years of experience in industrial or academic nanodevices laboratories. These training courses contributed to cultivating talented individuals in industry.
IC Design and Implementation Course Series
Assisting beginners in individually completing chip designs through project-based practical courses
This course series was first offered in summer, 2015 and the content of which is divided into fullcustom and cell-based courses. In addition to regular classes, basic training courses including chip implementation, IC prototype fabrication, and chip testing were emphasized to assist the students in individually completing IC designs during their first project-based practical course, thereby effectively shortening the gap between industry and academia.