After a one-year hiatus induced by the pandemic, Touch Taiwan will stage a strong comeback online April 19-28, with an instant messaging function available to help overseas buyers address travel restrictions amid the pandemic and continue exchanges with Taiwan’s top suppliers to create business opportunities.
Apart from existing “Smart Display” and “Smart Manufacturing” segments, brand-new elements such as “Advanced Equipment,” “Industrial Materials” and “Startup Innovations” will be incorporated into Touch Taiwan 2021. Through the five thematic exhibit areas, the online expo will present the most comprehensive industry ecosystem gathering 296 suppliers from Taiwan and abroad to showcase their latest solutions and services, making it the most iconic trade fair event in Asia for the electronics manufacturing industry.
“Touch Taiwan 2.0” Highlights Over 100 Smart Solutions
This year, the show will launch “Smart 100+ Solutions,” aiming to build ecosystems, expand application fields and create business opportunities by integrating more than 100 competitive solutions. The exhibit area for “Smart Display and Applications” will be led by the top-2 panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux, and other leading vendors including E Ink Holdings, Corning, Merck, GIS, BenQ Materials Corp. and Cheng Mei Materials Technology Corp. will also join forces to showcase their newest display technologies and applications. The highly-concerned “Micro & Mini LED” exhibit area will see many first-timers including Ennostar Inc., PlayNitride Inc., Hermes-Epitek Corp., Darwin Precisions Corp., Harvatek Corp., Kulicke and Soffa Industries and Zymergen, indicating that Taiwan will play a crucial, non-negligible role in the future development of the Micro LED sector. The “Smart Manufacturing” area gathers many smart solutions providers, system integrators and information security service specialists, including such heavyweight players as Mirle Automation Corp., Toyo Automation Co., Ltd., Mitutoyo Taiwan, Pitotech Co., Ltd., Contrel Technology Co., Ltd., iAmech, Schneider Electric, Solomon, Shilin Electric & Engineering Corp., and NEXCOM International Co., Ltd.
Additionally, in compliance with the government’s visions of developing Taiwan into an “advanced semiconductor manufacturing center” and a “high-end manufacturing hub in Asia,” the exhibition inaugurates an “Advanced Equipment” area, bringing many renowned makers to demonstrate their competitiveness and prowess in the semiconductor and display sectors, including C SUN, Gallant Precision Machining (GPM) Co., Ltd., Gallant Micro Machining (GMM) Co., Ltd., Ta Liang Technology Co., Ltd., Marketech International Corp., Manz Taiwan, and Backhoff Automation Taiwan. The “Industrial Materials” area is also launched as the year’s largest professional exchange platform for industrial materials, converging representative materials vendors including Eternal Materials Co., Ltd., Great Eastern Resins Industrial Co., Ltd., Just Nanotech Co., Ltd., Nizawa International Hi-Tech Corp., Shang Wet Electronics Co.,, Ltd., Colink Material Technology Co., Ltd., Radiance Optronics, Utek Material Co., Ltd., and Tex Year Group. And the “Startup Innovations” area covers five major fields of digital transformation, precision medicine, smart factory, smart city, and smart retail, and 38 startups with great development potentials will present their innovative technologies in the fields seeking to utilize the opportunity to build a cooperative ecosystem and create new business opportunities.
Forums Offering Precise Insights Into Market Trends
The smart display and innovative applications forum will feature the theme of “Cross-domain Development and Innovations of the Display Industry: New technologies, New Applications and New Business Models” and will explore the development prospects for autonomous driving, IoT, 8K transmission and AI algorithm technologies and provide the audience with brand-new concepts about future trends and challenges from different angles of perspectives on aspects ranging from initial development to terminal applications. Speakers at the forum include representatives from heavyweight exhibitors such as AUO, Innolux, E Ink Holdings, Applied Materials Taiwan, Google, Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI), Faurecia Clarion Electronics, MOS Technology Inc., COHERENT Inc., and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). At the International Micro/Mini LED Display Conference, noted experts from prominent firms including AUO, Lextar Electronics Corp., Radium Semiconductor Corp., PlayNitride Inc., Innolux, Harvatek Corp., Macroblock, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, VEECO, Zymegen, AIXTRON and ITRI will be invited to shed lights on challenges facing the industrialization of the Micro LED sector, which will spark a new wave of hot market discussions on the subject.
2021 Touch Taiwan Online Expo Pre-registration: https://online.touchtaiwan.com/en/index.html