Mission for growth to Taiwan

Mission for growth to Taiwan
Exploiting international opportunities
Join the European delegation for a business trip to Taiwan.
The mission gathering European companies will be chaired by Mr. Daniel Calleja, DirectorGeneral of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
SMEs of the European Commission.
European companies will have the opportunity to participate in matchmaking events with
local entrepreneurs.
The visit is organized back-to-back with the top information and communication technology
(ICT) fair, COMPUTEX. Because of the importance of ICT to business today, many EU
companies may find it useful to visit this fair which serves as a sourcing hub for hi-tech and
ICT procurement, new product launches and announcements in technology application. The
fair is expected to attract more than 38 000 international visitors.
The following sectors of the business delegation have been identified according to the
specific interests of European and local industries:
Environmental protection
Business Services
Energy and Biotechnology
The intention of the Mission is to meet with key industry leaders, policymakers and local
During this Mission a briefing meeting will be organized with the Taiwan External Trade
Development Council (TAITRA) on 'how to do business in Taiwan and in the EU' at the Taipei
International Convention Center.
A matchmaking event organized by Enterprise Europe Network and a visit to the Hsinchu
Science Park are planned.
About Taiwan, the crossroad of Asian cultures
21st trading partner with €40bn in bilateral trade last year
Advanced economy with many small and medium sized firms
Market of 23 million consumers with a high purchasing power
Central role in the global technology and particularly in the ICT value chain
Taiwanese investment in the EU has enormous potential to grow
Steps to prepare your participation
Sending of the interest form in attachment to BECI
Briefing on Taiwan – 23rd March
Individual meeting with BECI/Enterprise Europe Brussels to define the profile of your
company and the target for contacts for the preparation of the business meetings
Registration by the Directorate General of the European Commission before 17th of
Confirmation of your participation
Registration on the Matchmaking online tool
Confirmation of your business meetings
3-5 June 2015
In Taipei, capital of Taiwan
Practical information
No participation fee. You will need to cover your travelling and accommodation expenses
(estimated to 1.500 euros).
BECI proposes a trip with arrival in Taipei on 2nd June and return in Brussels on 6th June
In order to present you the key elements of this mission and the business environment in
Taiwan, I invite you to participate to a briefing on Taiwan in presence of Mr. Henry Liu,
Deputy Director of the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and in Belgium, that will take
place on Monday 23rd of March, from 16.00 to 17.00, at BECI, Avenue Louise, 500 – 1050
BECI/Enterprise Europe Brussels - Jean-Philippe Mergen, 02 210 01 77
E-Mail : [email protected]
Be Part of It!