IAPS devoted to support early-stage, growth-driven companies through mentorship, value-added service, match-making activities and international collaboration. Dedicated to build startup ecosystem in Taiwan, IAPS networks with entrepreneurs, industry leaders and global partners and share the business value with them.
IAPS is a university-owned accelerator, focusing on building comprehensive startup ecosystem, IAPS links startups, corporates, mentors and overseas partners with accelerating service. The main business of IAPS covers accelerator program and IP platform since its inception of 2013. Our accelerator program is designed for the startup lacks of network with capital resource and international relationship. By effective matching activities, IAPS had accelerated over 500 startups raising almost $3M US dollars.
As a first university-based accelerator in Taiwan, we provide:
- Personalized mentorship from NCTU professors and CXO
- Tailor-made matching activities for startups to meet the leaders of giant corporate
- Engaged in accessing to local entrepreneurial ecosystem of growth-stage investors and angels
- Global connection for business development and international marketing opportunities
IAPS operates the Industry-Academia-Research IP Alliance, which promoting academic research results to the industry through the establishment of a partnership system between university and industry.
The functions of IP Alliance powered by IAPS are listed as below.
- Patent Licensing/Assignment through IP Alliance
- Facilitating industry-academia collaboration
- Encouraging technology transfer between industry and university
IAPS owns several acceleration programs to support the growth and development of regional startup ecosystems. Since 2013, IAPS have worked with our network partners regionally to create, share and integrate coordinated entrepreneurship services.
Taiwan Startup Gateway
Recruit foreign startups to land in Taiwan shortly to connect local industrial resources
Assist Taiwanese startups to exhibit and marketing globally
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Provide mentorship and investor matching to academic spinoff startups
Reach Anita Hsieh & Janet Lee for more details!
Recruit Taiwanese startup with 6-months accelerating service
Help international startups to operate an office in Innosquare
In Science Park, where the heart of Hsinchu is
Great free wired and wireless internet connectivity
24 hours CCTV monitor and access control system
With sufficient meeting rooms and open space
Biscuits and coffee are best friends for brainstorming