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Industrial Technology Research Institute

ITRI is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services. Founded in 1973, ITRI has been dedicated to helping industries stay competitive and sustainable. With around 6,000 employees, including over 1,300 and 3,000 holders of PhDs and master’s, respectively, ITRI encourages collaboration among its diverse talents.
ITRI has cultivated more than 240 companies, including well-known global semiconductor leaders such as TSMC and UMC. It has also nurtured over 140 CEOs in the local high-tech industry. ITRI has played a vital role in Taiwan's economic growth as it shifted from a labor-intensive industry into a value-added, technology-driven one.