While our society and life is improving, the modern healthcare system is confronted with several challenges : the shortage of medical manpower, the expanding demand and cost of healthcare, the upcoming ageing society, as well as the appearance of unprecedented global epidemic. Not only has it happened in developed countries, developing countries are also making ways to develop emerging technologies, cultivating professionals as well as grasping the opportunities to support business innovation.
MDIC has recognized the importance of building a strong global network to tackle global healthcare challenges. Based on SATU President’s Forum, MDIC is dedicated to forging close partnership with Southern and Southeast Asia region countries and formed GAIA (Global Academia- Industry Alliance), a platform to collaborate with local key opinion leaders (KOL) and thread Taiwan medical device industry with global healthcare industry, creating benefits of mutual or multi parts.
We collaborate with distinguished scholars & teams from international leading research institutes such as Mayo Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Osaka University and so on. Meanwhile, we organized the International Conference on Future Healthcare and Economic Development (FHED) annually. The conference raises the issues of changes, challenges and future trends in the medical device development and ecosystem, and connects with at least 37 countries from Southern and Southeast Asia, Middle East, Oceania and Latin America.
The overseas friendship turns into fulfillment of mutual interest in joint research and training for our future society. We’ve cooperated with top Universities in Southern and Southeast Asia countries and established overseas joint research centers in University of Malaya (UM, Malaysia), University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh city (UMP, Vietnam) and Mahidol University (MU, Thailand). Through joint research centers, we hope to achieve :