National Taiwan University Silicon Valley Office Grand Opening
MILPITAS, CA – National Taiwan University (NTU) reaches a milestone of establishing a satellite office in heart of Silicon Valley in northern California. On June 11, 2016, National Taiwan University @ Silicon Valley (NTU@SV) hosted a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony. President Pan-Chyr Yang Ph.D., M.D., traveled from Taiwan to officiate this exciting event. Attended by government appointees, elected officials, VIPs and alumni, this Silicon Valley office attracted attention from media and entrepreneur community.
President Yang shared his vision for NTU@SV. It will serve as a window between NTU and academic and research institutes in the U.S. to further strengthen strategic partnerships. It also serves as a bridge to connect Silicon Valley innovation spirits and venture resource with the trans-Pacific Chinese entrepreneurs. NTU@SV is a platform. It is to encourage people to inspire and be inspired, to collaborate and to communicate. The facility opens services not limited to NTU alumni. We welcome young entrepreneurs from all Chinese communities. President Yang has a vision to duplicate the practice and open more facilities to nurture entrepreneurship across Pacific.
National Taiwan University is a leader in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. In 2012 NTU Entrepreneur Association was formed. In 2013 NTU Garage, an earliest stage incubator, opened its door. In 2014, NTU Entrepreneur Center began to offer programs and classes to mentor young minds. In 2015, NTU Design School established thanks to a generous donation from an alumni. In 2015, the first HackNTU kicked off. In 2016 NTU@SV had its grand opening.
National Taiwan University will continue nurture innovation and entrepreneurship on and off campus. Collaboration from all organizations is welcomed.