Taiwan Science & Tech

Latest news about science and technology from across Taiwan

Taiwan-U.S. COVID-19 vaccine may soon enter human trials

TAIPEI (CNA) — A COVID-19 vaccine developed jointly by a Taiwanese biomedical company and the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been...

ITRI announces FDA approval of locally made ventilator

TAIPEI (CNA) – The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has received approval from Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture and sell a...

Adimmune starts COVID-19 vaccine trial

TAIPEI (CNA) – Taiwanese drug maker Adimmune Corp. on Thursday said it has started the first phase of human trials for its experimental COVID-19...

TSMC expects 3nm process mass production in 2nd half of 2022

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said it expects its advanced 3 nanometer process to enter into mass...

Taiwan developing special masks to help those with hearing loss

TAIPEI (CNA) — The widespread wearing of masks in Taiwan has helped prevent the spread of COVID-19, but it has also negated a method...

NHRI sees progress in COVID-19 vaccine, human trials likely this year

TAIPEI (CNA) — Promising results have been seen in research on a DNA vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus, with human trials likely to commence...

Taiwan restricts use of pain drug tramadol after patient dies

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan on Monday imposed a ban on the use of the pain medication tramadol for patients with a certain respiratory problem, after...

Taiwan bans 36 stomach ulcer medications due to cancer risks

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday that the sale of 36 drugs for the treatment of stomach ulcers will...

Taiwan takes delivery of third indigenous ocean research ship

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's newest ocean research vessel was delivered Tuesday, marking a milestone in domestic shipbuilding and putting the country on track to improve...

Taiwan to launch its first self-driving minibus in Changhua

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's first driverless minibus will hit the road Wednesday, in a trial run in Changhua County, the local government said Tuesday. Dubbed "WinBus,"...