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Taiwan Smart City Solutions Alliance (TSSA)

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Wednesday, 1 January, 2014
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
6-10
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmailGender
Mike
Lin
Cluster Manager
+886-2-25774249 #210
mike@mail.tca.org.tw
Male
Cynthia
Chen
Project Manager
+886-2-25774249 #261
cin@mail.tca.org.tw
Female
Betty
Lin
Internationalisation Responsible
+886-2-25774249 #248
bettyl@mail.tca.org.tw
Female
Languages spoken: 
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Communications Equipment and Services
Information Technology and Analytical Instruments
Technology fields: 
e-Government
Internet of Things
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
80
Number of SME members: 
50
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
5
Number of larger company members: 
20
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Taiwan Smart City Solutions Alliance (TSSA) is a strategic organization to promote the development of smart cities and the Internet of Things.

 

Purpose of the Alliance:

  1. Promote the development of smart cities.
  2. Integrate forces from all walks of life to expand business opportunities in smart cities at home and abroad.
  3. Conduct cross-industry exchanges to facilitate the rapid integration and practice of the concept of IoT applications.
  4. Organize various activities to promote the widespread application of IoT technologies and products.

 

The working policy of the Alliance:

  1. Smart city exhibitions, competitions, real-site demonstrations, innovation and entrepreneurship activities are held every year to build social consensus and accumulate industrial energy.
  2. Strive for the recognition of governments at all levels to provide an empirical field for smart cities and the Internet of Things.
  3. Joint efforts from industry, government, academia, and research to promote standards and certifications for smart cities and the Internet of Things, and implement smart city related work.
  4. Organize a Cross-industry smart city "consultant team" to expand business opportunities for smart cities at home and abroad.
  5. Through regular cross-industry communication activities to promote the demonstration and proliferation of IoT applications.
Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to technology services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Australia
Taiwan
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Czech Republic
France
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: