President Tsai Ing-wen lauded Sunday’s launch of the Asian Silicon Valley Development Agency (ASVDA). Her comments in a Facebook post said that by bringing together hardware manufacturing and innovative applications, and by connecting Asia with Silicon Valley, Taiwan was poised to fully enter a new era of the Internet of Things (IOT).
Vice President Chen Chien-jen was in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan, for the opening ceremony for the new agency on Sunday. He said that the establishment of the new agency showed that the administration is both proactive and efficient.
Chen said he hoped that both government and industry can work together to enable the agency to spark the future development of Taiwanese businesses.