Taiwan government offers training program to boost industrial upgrading

Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES Asia 0

Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has introduced a training program in cooperation with various research organizations, associations and companies, to promote industrial upgrading and help enterprises in digital transformation.

The scope of training covers application of IT, AIoT, information security, and a host of manufacturing industries, such as electronics, machinery, food, textile, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and materials, printing and metal processing.

IDB will help match job seekers or companies, and provide on-the-job training to cultivate mid- and high-level experts for innovation in line with industry trends and company needs. IDB offers subsidies to cover 50% of the training cost.

Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), for example, will offer training courses in design and testing/validation for ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection, according to IDB.