International Collaboration

Memorandum of Understanding

TIRI has currently signed cooperation MOUs with the following organizations: (1) RIKEN, Japan, (2) Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, (3) Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy, (4) Underwriters Laboratories.

Participation in the international instrument technology organizations

With the goal of enhancing Taiwan's influence in international societies, TIRI actively participates in international instrument technology organizations, and also hopes to enhance its own international visibility and status. TIRI currently participates in the following international organizations:

  1. ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  2. IEEE IMS (IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society) Taipei Chapter
  3. IEEE I²MTC Conference Board
  4. AVS (American Vacuum Society) Taiwan Chapter

Cooperative international research projects

In the area of joint research, TIRI is conducting preliminary-stage commissioned projects and joint research with international academic and research organizations, and targets to establish a foundation for future cooperation. The following is a summary of cooperation cases and their progress:

Cooperating unit Year Topic of cooperation
RIKEN, Japan 2014-2018
2009-2014
Development of N-IR broadband, multi-layer, three-dimensional metamaterials
Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic 2014-2018
2012-2013
  1. Fracture-resistant TiO2/Pt composite protective coating on NiTi stent by ALD nanolamination
  2. Atomic layer deposited TiO2 and Al2O3 coatings on NiTi alloy
Nelson Mandela City University, Republic of South Africa 2016-2018
2013-2015
  1. Contact lens ultra precision machining technology applicable for Africans and Asians
  2. Ultra-high precision diamond processing of molds high-strength aluminum alloy optical elements
Underwriters Laboratories 2017-2020 Biomedical environment construction project
Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy 2017-2018 Development of Analog-to-Information Converter (AIC) Prototype Board
University of Technology of Troyes, France 2011-2016 Instrumentation and measurement for integrated photonics and spectroscopy
Advanced Photonics Research Center, Osaka University, Japan 2011-2016 Production of ultra-smooth, ultra-thin silver films
Center for Information Storage Device, Yonsei University, Korea 2010-2015 Instruments for green living, energy, and the environment
Optical Information Storage Center, University of Arizona, US 2009-2014 Application of CNT to TCO
Optoelectronics Research Center, University of Southampton, UK 2009-2014 Key elements of the structure of toroidal metamaterials