TCIA was founded on December 16, 2003 with the support from the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA). It was registered and gained operation permit from the Ministry of Interior. The board member of TCIA includes 27 board directors and 9 board supervisors. The first Chairman of the board is Dr. Wu-Hsun Cheng (2003~2005), the second Chairman of the board is Alex T.T. Kuo (2006~2009), the third Chairman of the board is Cheng Ching Wu (2010~2015), and the fourth Chairman of the board is Bowei Lee who took the position since 2016.
TCIA is a non-profit organization combining chemical related corporations, academics and research groups to serve industries such as basic consumer products, electronics, photonics, communications and biotechnology with chemical technology. TCIA also aims to expedite the upgrade of the chemical industry and its downstream industries, to promote industrial information exchange and effective resource utilization, and to increase the added-value of chemical industry.
TCIA serves as an international window for the domestic chemical industry and strives to become an international organization. Meanwhile, TCIA also promotes the integration of domestic resources and technologies as well as business alliances. It is chartered to lead the transformation and shape the future for domestic chemical industry.
To urge the government towards policy & legislation for development of the chemical technology industry.
To support policy promotion and implementation.
To enhance the social and environmental responsibilities of the chemical industry.
To introduce and promote the responsible care system in Taiwan chemical industry.
To act as the contact point of International community on behalf of Taiwan chemical industry.
To promote cooperation among academics, industrial upstream, midstream and downstream segments to strengthen global competitiveness.
To promote communication and applications for the first-hand information and opportunities of the global market.
To implement the training and recruitment of industrial talent.
Other affairs to serve purposes of TCIA.
The categories ofmembership offered by TCIA are
Group Member : Participants are in the name of organizations (company, corporation ), associations, groups or academic institutes that are registered in Republic of China for business related to chemical industry, subject to review and approval of the board of directors./li>
Honorary Member : An organization, group or individual who made a significant contribution to advanced chemical technology or to TCIA affairs, and has been nominated by at least one director or supervisor of the board, and approved by the board of directors will be appointed as honorary member.
Free "TCIA e-news" that is issued twice a month, pertaining information about policy and regulations, industrial updates, and R&D news, for members to instantly be informed of global industrial/product developments and trends.
Free "Journal of TCIA", six issues per year. The journal provides business news and information of the industry, pertaining hot topics, views of chemical engineering, market news, policy of chemical engineering, headlines of international technology.
Free access to TCIA website www.twcia.org.tw for instant information about events organized by TCIA, relevant public associations and academic institutions, and the dynamic updates of new technology and industrial news.
Discounts on registration fees or free for attending seminars, summits, or chemical technology exhibitions organized or sponsored by TCIA.
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