永康科技工業區
Yongkang Technology Industrial Park

Urbanized zone: fully-developed residential and business functions with a population of 200,000 people
An industry with solid foundation: 2,500 factories and 400 automobile parts factories

The 3 Emerging Industries

2017.02.16

The 6 emerging industries that Tainan City promotes include biotechnology, green energy, fashion, tourism and medical, quality agriculture, and culture and creativity. Three emerging industries of which, including biotechnology, green energy, and fashion, are under the business scope of Economic Development Bureau, Tainan City Government.
 
Green Energy
Tainan City is an important location for the manufacturing of solar batteries and LED, and it also has the most diamond-class green buildings in Taiwan. Tainan City Government encourages manufacturers to actively take part in research, development and strategic cooperation, hence the cooperative establishment of “Southern Taiwan Green Science & Technology Association”. By combining the recourses from private industries, government organizations, scholars and experts, and research institutions, it is hoped to boost and advance the research, development and transformation of the industry. Tainan City Government currently provides subsidy in solar system, and it is also planning to introduce other subsidies in areas such as low-carbon technology, energy saving equipment and engineering, etc. in the future. Through the encouragement of green product application and providing demonstration effect, Tainan City Government hopes to drive the development of green energy industry.
 
Biotechnology
There are three sub-industries in Tainan: the pharmaceutical industries, the applied biotechnology industry, and the medical device industry including more than 400 companies and presenting integrated industrial clusters. Meanwhile, the Tainan City Government assists to form the “Taiwan Biotechnology Industry Alliance” and promotes the joint test platform. Each year, the biotechnology and green energy expo has been organized; Tainan City also participates in BioTaiwan by presenting a thematic pavilion and leads enterprises to take part in trade shows abroad. Between 2011 and December, 2016, Tainan City has participated in 12 bio expos overseas with estimated 100 business participants. Orders received on site totaled NTD 500 million followed with the potential orders at the amount of approximately NTD 1 billion.
 
Fashion 
The fashion industry is one of the 6 major emerging industries promoted by the government. Tainan, possessing a complete industrial chain, is an important location for textiles, ready-to-wear and shoemaking.  The city also holds the highest density in the nation with the 25 fashion related majors across 13 universities/colleges. The development of the fashion industry will be spurred with brand showcases and still exhibitions to provide designers, companies, and civilians a platform for participation, exhibition, and retail.
In order for Tainan City Government to help manufactures of the biotechnology, green energy and fashion industries to exploit the international market, trade meetings are held and used to invite overseas buyers for one-on-one trading discussion in Tainan City. Through these business trading activities, the government hopes to create more overseas cooperative opportunities. From 2014 to 2016, 90 buyers from 17 countries including the US, France, Ireland, Ukraine, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, India, China (including Hong Kong) were invited to meet with 273 suppliers in 768 one on one matching meetings. Business opportunities worth of NTD 3.82234 billion were created.

  

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