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Through 40 years of growth and evolution, Taiwan Tech has been recognized for its academic and practical achievements in such areas as cooperation with industry, promotion of entrepreneurship, and technology licensing.
Taiwan Tech envisions itself as an international applied research university. The research achievements of Taiwan Tech's faculty and students have great commercial potential, and Taiwan Tech has derived considerable income from its intellectual property rights, technology transfers, and licensing fees, placing Taiwan Tech in the first rank of Taiwan's universities for its research capabilities.
The Office of Research and Development (ORD) has been established as a bridge or platform among the university, government, organizations, and enterprises for strengthening collaboration and resource sharing. The ORD consists of the main office and three centers including:
Distinguished Research Award from the National Science Council: From 1990 to date a total of 65 faculty members have received the Distinguished Research Award from the National Science Council, raking Taiwan Tech No.6 in Taiwan.
Technology Licensing: Ranked No.1 in Taiwan by the National Science Council for its cumulative total fees received for technology licensing over the last 10 years.
Outstanding Industry-University Cooperation: Received the outstanding Industry-University Cooperation Award from the Chinese Institute of Engineers for 12 years in a row, the only university in Taiwan to have done so.
Enterprise Incubation: Incubate innovative small and medium-sized enterprises; Promote commercialization of R &D results; Impetus industrial restructuring; Provide consultation for public stock offerings.
Best Tech university in the Funding, Production, and Application of Intellectual Property through Research Cooperation: Ranking first among national technical universities in the areas of "raising and effective use of funding from industry," "breadth of the effectiveness of cooperation with industry," "effectiveness in producing and applying intellectual property" and "effectiveness in intellectual property transfer."