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Event Details

This event is open to AmCham members and member companies only.
Seats are limited, please register in advance.
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AmCham will host a luncheon on April 21st, featuring Vice President –Elect Dr. Chen Chien-Jen and his team as our honored guests. At this event, representatives from AmCham Taipei’s Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical committees will deliver presentations, sharing with Dr. Chen an overview of opportunities and challenges for Taiwan to become a biotech hub in Asia. It will be a wonderful opportunity for industry leaders in medical devices, pharmaceutical and public health to exchange ideas with Dr. Chen in a casual setting.

Honeroed Guest: Vice-Presidential Elect
Dr. Chen Chien-Jen 陳建仁

  • Sc.D., Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • M.P.H., Graduate Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • B.Sc., Department of Zoology, College of Science, National Taiwan University

  • 2011-2015 Vice President, Academia Sinica
  • 2006-2015 Distinguished Research Fellow, Genomic Research Center, Academia Sinica
  • 2006-2008 Minister, National Science Council, Executive Yuan
  • 2003-2005 Minister, Department of Health, Executive Yuan
  • 2002-2003 Deputy Minister, National Science Council, Executive Yuan
  • 1999-2002 Dean, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
  • 1997-1999 Director General, Division of Life Sciences, National Science Council, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1994-1997 Director, Graduate Institute of Epidemiology, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1993-1994 Director, Graduate Institute of Public Health, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1988-1994 Research Fellow, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

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12 PM

20 mins

Registration & Networking

12:20 PM

3 mins

Opening by AmCham Taipei

12:23 PM

17 mins

Lunch is served

12:40 PM

40 mins

Speaker Presentation: By representative from Medical Devices Committee and Pharmaceutical Committee
Presentations will be 20 mins. each topics include:
• The need to promote innovation as the driver – and the implication from reimbursement, approval process and IP protection.
• Deepening cooperation with leading international companies and institutions – the benefits and the challenges.
• Further developing Taiwan’s capacity for performing – and designing - clinical trials.
• Weighing the relative opportunities in pharmaceuticals and medical devices

1:20 PM

2 PM

Q&A Session




AmCham Taipei member representatives only

TW$ 1,900
TW$ 2,500