Taiwan AI Academy chose to team up with China Asia Associated University in order to upgrade the industry. An agreement was signed yesterday to mark the start of the cooperation between the two parties. As President, Asia University, Dr. Jeffrey J. P. Tsai indicated, China Asia Associated University will dedicate to AI talents development and research as well as solidifying academic and industrial cooperations. Dr. Sheng-Wei Chen, CEO of Taiwan AI Academy, pointed out, both sides will join hands to cultivate AI talents so as to let Taiwan jump on the fast growing AI bandwagon.
Taiwan AI Academy was established by the Foundation of Technology and Ecology Development. China Medical University and China Asia Associated University, an affiliation of Asia University, were selected as partners in central Taiwan to work together on the cultivation of high-level AI talents by offering advanced programs aiming to elevate Taiwan’s AI industry.
As Dr. Tsai said in the agreement signing ceremony, Asia University has, besides promoting AI general knowledge, AI College, FinTech Blockchain Center, Big Data Research Center, AI Research Center, AI Medicare and Assistive Devices Application Center, and 3D Medicare Application Center that are all geared toward student education, hands-on practice, and cooperations between academia and industry. Viewing from the increasing demand for AI talents and technology, the partnership of China Asia Associated University and Taiwan AI Academy will help greatly in talents development and make a contribution to the industry.
“Make AI germinate and bring forth development for the industry in Taiwan,” stated Dr. Chen, CEO of Taiwan AI Academy. He went on to say, “The mission of the academy is to cultivate AI talents for the purpose of increasing Taiwan’s industrial competitivity, through a systematic way and in a massive scale, hoping to develop AI talents in tens of thousands.” Dr. Chen added at the end, “Let talent drought be no more a hurdle for the industry.”
Dr. Shian-Shyong Tseng, vice president of Asia University and dean of College of AI also pointed out, Asia University will collaborate with China Asia Associated University to provide AI solutions for industry operators, work on academic research, offer exclusive courses, and host AI forums. Qualified students from Asia Associated University will be hired as full-time TAs, with a monthly salary from NT$50,000 to NT$100,000.