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Taiwan Advances Healthcare with AI

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The incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) into numerous disciplines is redefining how organisations address challenges and opportunities in an era characterised by technical advancements and creative solutions. Healthcare is one major area where AI is making substantial progress.

With this, Taipei Tech and Taipei Medical University have distinguished themselves as innovators by pooling their knowledge to advance the field of smart healthcare, showcasing the fruits of their collaboration at the esteemed 2023 BIO Asia-Taiwan event.

These two universities, which are both essential components of the University System of Taipei, have created a solid and fruitful collaboration that has been going on for more than ten years. Their partnership, which has a medical engineering focus, has produced not only cutting-edge applications but also a breeding ground for talented researchers. Their shared research centre, which reflects their dedication to growth and creativity, is the focal point of their cooperative activities.

The contribution of resources, talent, and vision forms the basis of this cooperation. Yang Shih-hsuan, Vice President of Taipei Tech, emphasised the opening of the collaborative research centre, which was made possible by a NT$10 million (SGD 450,000) investment each year.

The development of innovative projects in fields like AI, biotechnology, medical technology, and information and communication technology (ICT) is made possible by this infusion of funds. The universities are fostering an environment that is favourable to ground-breaking discoveries and workable solutions that solve real-world problems by joining forces in this way.

It is easiest to comprehend the significance of collaboration when considering how it will affect healthcare in real life. Vice President Wu Chieh-hsi of Taipei Medical University emphasised that the collaborative research centre has already accomplished significant milestones in just two years.

The integration of AI technology into numerous areas of healthcare, from prevention and diagnosis to monitoring and therapy support, is one of their efforts’ most impressive features. This innovative strategy has produced noticeable outcomes.

Notably, the founding of a startup company is evidence of the inventive mindset fostered in the team-oriented setting. Besides, the partnership has aided in the transfer of technology across universities, resulting in the filing of four patent applications and the beginning of three Institutional Review Board (IRB) initiatives. These accomplishments highlight the significant influence that AI integration can have on the healthcare industry.

Collaboration between Taipei Tech and Taipei Medical University has effects that go beyond the boundaries of their schools. Their ground-breaking method of incorporating AI into healthcare is a sign of advancement, pointing to a time when technology, study, and use will all come together to build a better, more developed society.

Through their shared research facility, they are not only increasing medical knowledge but also developing a paradigm of teamwork that has the potential to revolutionise other industries.

The collaboration between Taipei Tech and Taipei Medical University in the field of smart healthcare is evidence of the amazing potential of teamwork, creativity, and AI. These institutions are at the forefront of a movement that aims to redefine healthcare and enhance the lives of numerous people by combining their knowledge, resources, and vision.

Likewise, the blending of technology and academia can open the door for a better and healthier future as the globe observes the ground-breaking results of their joint research centre.


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