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From Local Regeneration to Innovative Technology, Constructing a Diverse Face of Sustainable Urban Development in Taoyuan City

On March 25, 2021, the Taoyuan City Government held a series of activities as part of the 2021 SCSE Sustainable City Forum by visiting demonstration areas throughout the city. Jiunn-Ming Chiou, Deputy Secretary-General of the Taoyuan City Government, led the visit. Mr. Roland Rudorfe, Director of Austrian Office Taipei, Mr.Tommy Kambu Kunji, representative of the Papua New Guinea Trade Office in Taiwan,  Ms.Waraporn Chompoonutjinda, head of the Economics Section of the Thailand Trade and Economic Office (TTEO),  Mr. Tanapat Anujareearpa, of the Business Information Center Economic Section of TTEO,  Ms. Yen Su-chuan, COO of YC Consultants., Ltd, Mr.Chiang Yu-teh, Deputy Director General of the Environmental Protection Bureau of Taoyuan City Government and  Mr. Camyale Chao, Executive Director of International Climate Development Institute Taiwan attended the event. The theme of this event is centered on "Innovative Technology, Low-Carbon Transportation, Green Building, Organic Agriculture"  and delegations visited demonstration areas such as  "Asia-Silicon Valley Development Agency ,"  "Taoyuan Aerotropolis," " Cisco Taiwan, " "Hutoushan Innovation Hub," "O'right Green HQ Building," "Do It Earthworm" and other sustainability-related projects in Taoyuan Related fields.

 

Jiunn-Ming Chiou, Deputy Secretary-General of the Taoyuan City Government noted “Taoyuan is rapidly transforming and making progress. While researching and developing innovative technologies, we are taking into account sustainable development that accounts for environmental protection as the core of Taoyuan City’s policy governance.” "Asia -Silicon Valley Development Agency " is aimed at implementing the policy direction set by President Tsai Ing-wen in her inauguration speech in 2016, where she noted  that "the government will create a new economic model with innovation, employment and economic distribution as its core values, together with the pursuit of sustainable development." Through linkages with global momentum in research and development of advanced technologies, the Agency hopes to build an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship. The Hutoushan Innovation Park connects Taoyuan’s local manufacturing industry with emerging innovative technologies from around the world, with the aim of promoting the transformation and upgrading of Taoyuan’s local industry through “synergies” between the two industry sectors. The "self-driving car industry chain" is the main focus of research and development links in Hutoushan Innovation Park. In addition, the O'right Green HQ Building demonstrates the green and sustainability potential of the construction industry. This building has also obtained Taiwan's EEWH Green Building Gold Mark. The last stop of the visit saw the attending delegation head into the green fields at the forefront of Taoyuan's land rehabilitation efforts. The farm owners use earthworms to solve the problem of food waste, which can not only effectively eliminate household food waste, but also make the entire living environment better.

 

Chiang Yu-teh, Deputy Director General of the Environmental Protection Bureau of Taoyuan City Government said that during the field visit, he observed Taoyuan’s diversified development roadmap and how the development of Taoyuan City is centered on “people and the environment” evidenced from its dedicated efforts and fruitful achievements in “innovative technology, low carbon freight transportation, green buildings, organic agriculture." Taoyuan, as the gateway of the country, still resolutely sticks to its goal of "people-oriented, sustainable development" while striving for economic development.

For more details on the Forum, please visit: https://smartcityonline.org.tw/forum_detail.php?id = 2838023a778dfaecdc212708f721b788
 

 

From Local Regeneration to Innovative Technology, Constructing a Diverse Face of Sustainable Urban Development in Taoyuan City

 

From Local Regeneration to Innovative Technology, Constructing a Diverse Face of Sustainable Urban Development in Taoyuan City

   

From Local Regeneration to Innovative Technology, Constructing a Diverse Face of Sustainable Urban Development in Taoyuan City