OO CompaniesThe Taiwan Smart Healthcare Industry Delegation to Vietnam utilizes Taiwan's excellent medical technology to drive the export of Taiwanese medical products.
On the first day of Vietnam Medi-Pharm (May 10-13, 2023), the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) organized the 'Taiwan Dental Materials and Orthopedics Industry Day,' focusing on dental and orthopedic professional themes." TAITRA coordinated with participating manufacturers to hold product and technology presentations, rent booths during the exhibition, and display samples.
Through the promotion of products and medical services, the aim is to enhance the local reputation, visibility, and popularity of Taiwan's health industry, thereby creating media attention and promoting business opportunities.
TAITRA arranged for medical referral platform JVHB in Hanoi to have one-on-one business matchmaking with Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. After the meeting, JVHB visited the proton center at Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), and began referring Vietnamese patients to the hospital for treatment.
From October 27th to 29th, 2023, the referral platform plans to invite Dr. Hsieh, Cheng-En, and his team from Linkou Chang Gung Memorial International Medical Center to deliver professional cancer treatment lectures at Hong Ngoc Hospital (Benh vien da khoa tu nhan Hong Ngoc) in Vietnam. The lectures aim to target local doctors and patients, initiate medical treatment and referrals, and encourage further cooperation.
JVHB is a platform for local high-end customers to seek referrals in Japan and Singapore for treatment, and has many years of experience in medical referrals. This time, our group organized the Taiwanese healthcare delegation based on professional themes, combined Taiwan's advanced medical cooperation projects, and responded to the needs of Vietnam's expanding health market through integrated marketing, yielding fruitful results.
OriGem BiotechOriGem Biotech participated in Bio International Covention 2022, an international biotechnology fair, for the first time as a Taiwanese startup biotech company, introducing its own smart single-cell capture and culture platform called CellGem. CellGem is a user-friendly platform designed for single-cell capture and culture purposes. During the exhibition, two American distributors approached OriGem to inquire about their technology and requested samples. With the assistance of TAITRA, the samples were sent to these two agents in San Diego, and contracts with the distributors were successfully signed earlier this year.
OO Technologies Inc.During the three days of the Taiwan Expo USA 2022, there was a constant flow of visitors and media interviews, especially from US officials, the United States Public Health Service, and the Chinese American Doctors Association. The first day of the exhibition was combined with the Medical Innovation forum, and was attended by former Vice President Chen Chien-Jen and Chi-Huey Wong from the Scripps Research Institute, Academia Sinica. The Taiwan Healthcare Pavilion attracted professional buyers from as far away as Texas to learn more about the products. Exhibitors said that, unlike other professional exhibitions, this Taiwan Expo USA has the potential to improve a company's image in all aspects, while getting in touch with the US policy decision-making and government procurement departments, creating unlimited business opportunities.
OO Technologies Inc.'s AR Smart Glasses were very popular, and many interviews and discussions were held during the Exhibition. In addition to U.S. companies, Delta Electronics, Inc. from Taiwan also came to talk to OO Technologies Inc. about cooperation in the industrial use of AR smart glasses. The trip was very fruitful, with 110 visitors to the exhibition and US$1.5 million in follow-up business opportunities.
OO Co., Ltd.During the epidemic, OO Co., Ltd. hopes that through participating in the "2022 Healthcare Industry Online Networking Between Taiwan and Mainland China" event organized by TAITRA, it will find medical material import agent distributors, chain pharmacy operators and daily necessities import agent distributors, and continue to promote trade.
Mr. Chang, OO Co., Ltd. sales manager, affirmed that the event website can fully present the company's introduction, product introduction, and assist in uploading videos to Tencent Cloud, which not only increases publicity opportunities, but also allows buyers to understand the company's products before meeting. After online trade meeting with 7 buyers in mainland China on June 23 and 24, Youcare Pharmaceutical Group, Huihong Medical Technology Co., Limited and JD Worldwide were selected as potential buyers. Taking Youcare Pharmaceutical Group as the priority distribution channel, OO Co., Ltd. has already sent its products in July.
Mr. Chang expressed his gratitude to TAITRA, which effectively established a distribution channel in mainland China. He looked forward to participating in more events.
Insight Medical SolutionsKLaser group actively developed Magnetically controlled capsule endoscope prototype since 2013. In 2005, Insight Medical Solutions (one of the companies in KLaser group) was founded, it completed 10 clinical trials in 2016, obtained investment approval from the National Development Fund in 2018, and launched the product in Taiwan market in 2019.
The InsightEyes EGD System realizes an anesthesia-free, painless, disposable and cross infection-free upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with an easy examination process and high patient acceptance. The fear of traditional endoscopic examinations, medical risks of anesthesia and postoperative complications can be avoided. It can provide early diagnosis and early treatment for various common diseases of the esophagus and stomach.
The sterile, single used medical device could heavily decrease the infection percentage for physician and patient getting infection by aerosol infection and cross-infection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insight Medical Solutions participated in the "Taiwan Expo in Indonesia-Taiwan Healthcare Pavilion" which was organized by TAITRA in 2021. The Taiwan Trade Center in Jakarta arranged one on one online exchanges with Indonesian medical device distributors. After the negotiation, one of the Indonesian distributors expressed their interest in agent distribution, and the two parties will cooperate with each other in the near future.
OO Biotechnology Co., Ltd.Due to the raging COVID-19 epidemic and the shortage of medicines in Brazil, in March 2021, the Department of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs, MOFA, R.O.C reported the medicinal needs from the Commercial Office of Brazil in Taipei to inquire about products such as muscle relaxants, sedatives, anesthetics, and pain relievers.
TAITRA then cooperated with the Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry Technology and Development Center to facilitate a sedatives and anesthetic drug procurement case between the OO Company and Brazilian hospitals.
OO has a wide range of new drug development capabilities and experience: from raw material drug production to human clinical trials; from drug screening to US FDA new drug approval. As the developmental environment for new drugs in Taiwan has matured, OO companies have gradually transferred certain self-executed tasks (such as drug synthesis, biochemical analysis, and human PK testing) to outsourced execution. OO's extensive new drug development technology and experience have become important competitive advantages in drug development. It can develop various types of drugs, including the most difficult and complex new drugs with cutting-edge ingredients, medicines with improved dosage forms, new treatments with sustained-release dosage forms, and specialty generic drugs. Another advantage of the OO company is that it has executed quite a few government plans and has established advanced project execution and project management capabilities.
OO Information Ltd. And a large Shanghai elderly service group are expected to cooperate in the informatization of long-term careOO Information Co., Ltd.’s product are long-term care(LTC) management platforms that can provide effective evaluation to LTC facilities, improve the management performance of facilities and enable nurses to save more time on transcription records and completing assessment forms, thus, providing more time to devote themselves to the profession of nursing care.
OO Information Co., Ltd. Joined the “Taiwan Long-term Care Industry Online Networking between Taiwan and Mainland China,” the company said that the result of this event exceeded their expectations. They had reached more than 10 buyers, and what the buyers are looking for were also in line with the company's products. Among them, a large elderly service group in Shanghai express high interest to the systems.
The group in Shanghai has stepped into the elderly care industry from the real estate and financial industries for many years, and is committed to becoming a leading brand in the elderly care industry in Mainland China. It combines the advantage of natural resources, transportation resources, and cultural specialties to build an elderly-friendly living environment.
The group is very interested in the home service system of OO information Ltd., and believes that it can be integrated and applied to their service system. The two parties will follow-up and actively contact each other. Hopefully the face-to-face meetings could be taken place after the COVID-19 pandemic.
TaiHao Medical Inc.TaiHao Medical Inc. is an artificial intelligence company founded in 2013, Taipei, Taiwan. Its team consists of experts from multidisciplinary domains including artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering and medicine. The image processing methodology with artificial intelligence is evaluated to be helpful in assisting physicians in breast cancer detection. Aiming at being the leader of medical software with whole body health care in the world, TaiHao joined the 2020 Online Taiwan Healthcare Pavilion in Malaysia and Indonesia Expo held by TAITRA. There were two Malaysian buyers that are very interested in their products, the one-on-one meeting goes very well, buyers wish to come to Taiwan after the COVID-19 pandemic. The products are “BR-FHUS Navigation” and “BR-Viewer.”
BR-FHUS Smart System is a breast screening solution for handheld ultrasound. It contains two subsystems, Navigation and Viewer. BR-FHUS Navigation can assist radiologists in scanning. During the scan, the scanning routes and 2-D ultrasound images can be tracked and recorded to provide quality assurance, and also the probe position (clock and distance from nipple) and the suspicious lesions are recorded and alerted in real time.
BR-Viewer supports ABUS images from SIEMENS, GE and other vendors (DICOM format), and supports our computer-aided detection method to detect breast lesions in thousands of images. Also, it provides marker annotation and 3D manipulation to assist physicians in reviewing. The reporting system using BI-RADS lexicons can generate PDF, structured reports and videos for each study. Besides, users of WorkstationOneTM can add BR-Viewer as a plug-in for reviewing ABUS images.
TAITRA Successfully Engages in Taiwan-India Medical Industry MatchmakingOn September 25th, in cooperation with the Global Healthcare Unity Summit, TAITRA and the Bureau of Foreign Trade hosted the "India Healthcare Seminar and Online Meetings", arranging nearly 50 one-on-one online exchanges. The Taiwanese companies participating in this event included GoldenBiotech, Mytrex, Apex Medical, Sun Ten Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, EBM Biotech, MAKALOT INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD, Kim Forest Enterprise Co., Ltd, ARMOR MANUFACTURING CORPORATION, Imedtac and National Chen Kung University Hospital, 10 companies representing medical services, equipment, and solutions. In addition, more than 50 Taiwanese companies in total participated in the event, generating business opportunities of 7.4 million USD.
In this event, the chairman of TAITRA was invited to deliver the opening remarks to promote Taiwan’s epidemic prevention efforts and introduce Taiwan’s high-quality medical services and biotechnology medical industry, which greatly enhanced Taiwan's medical brand image.
National Cheng Kung University HospitalTaiwan has excellent public health and medical resources, and has accumulated rich experience in epidemic prevention. In addition to the advanced deployment of these resources by the government, Taiwan has attracted attention from various countries because of its strong epidemic prevention performance. Many foreign doctors have been taking counsel from Taiwan.
TAITRA received inquiries from India, seeking to learn from the epidemic prevention experience of Taiwan ’s hospitals, in order to assist Indian medical staff in improving their own prevention measures and reducing local infections. TAITRA contacted National Cheng Kung University Hospital, which has been operating in the Indian market for many years, to arrange a sharing of Taiwan's experience in epidemic prevention.
National Cheng Kung University Hospital arranged a webinar on 2nd April, with Dr. Po-Lin Chen, an associate professor of the Department of Infectious Diseases and the head of the COVID-19 Quarantine Station, who delivered a keynote speech on COVID-19 and responded to questions raised by the Indian medical staff on the spot.
In this anti-epidemic course, a total of nearly 9,000 Indian medical staff were online at the same time and participated in the webinar.