Tsai hopes Siemens will build AI R&D base in Taiwan
Jul 26, 2017LegalComments Off on Tsai hopes Siemens will build AI R&D base in Taiwan
President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed hope that German company Siemens will build an Artificial Intelligence research and development base in Taiwan.
Tsai was speaking Thursday while meeting with a delegation fromthe company. She said Siemens' industry-leading expertise in areas such as electronics, basic infrastructure, and smart cities could create many opportunities for collaboration with Taiwan.
The company plans to move the headquarters of its Asian offshore windmill operation to Taiwan at the end of the year. Tsai spoke about her administration's goal of using renewable energy to meet 20% of Taiwan's energy needs by 2025. The president said the government looks forward to Siemens' plan to work with Taiwanese companies to build a complete supply chain for windmills and to move into the international market.