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Latest blog posts from the Phoenix Project – Taiwan’s first Digital Health Accelerator.

Taiwan Phoenix Project cohorts Rocked in Innovex

MedFluid (Taiwan): To deal with abuse of antibiotics, we use microfluidic to build personalized antibiotics screening platform that is faster and more precise.

MTAMTech Corporation (Taiwan): Cost effective, accurate (similar to gold standard), rapid and reliable anti-cancer drug screening for personalized medicine and drug dev.

Seknova Biotechnology (Taiwan): The Seknova System is the only continuous diabetes monitoring system that offers triple monitoring for early detection of complications.

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DCB with Masschallenge and Partners to Host a Bootcamp on May 25, 26 in Taipei

Since 2018, DCB initialed the cooperation with Masschallenge and reached a comprehensive partnership. It has created a wildly impact and echo in startup society in Taiwan, also to expand its scope to attract many partners to join. The spirit of sharing and giving now become a phenomenon in Taiwan. The ecosystem of bio-industry between Boston and Taipei is firmly fostering since then.

From May 25 to May 30, DCB crew host MC mentors and staff including Jennifer, Kathleen, Hank, Alley, Rani, Alec, Sunanda and Brittany totally 8 person from first day they arrived. Guests are glad to join the city tour on day one. Most of them are first time being in Taiwan. “It is a nice country with many vibrant and advanced things”, said Rani.

On May 25 and 26, the MC bootcamp take place in TTA, a famous startup site in Taipei. DCB crew conducts the session for the life science team, Hank, Alley and Rani are the main mentors to provide their best ever experience for the teams. Unlike general courses in Taiwan, it is a very unique methodology, one on one; keynotes and workshop are the main factors of this camp. “Although tough, but very fruitful”, said Medfluid, a Taiwanese startup.

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Taiwan Phoenix Community Talk on 4/17

NBIC’s regularly meet up take place in every second-Wednesday monthly in NanKang district. You may ask what’s so different of this event from others. We would say: we wish people keep evolve and touch, and here is the platform Biotech startup can share their knowledge as well as confession. It is more likely a family, everyone has chance to talk.
Today, we have Hank from Boston with us, to share his story to us.

Hank Wu advises and mentors digital health startups, accelerators and VCs in the Boston innovation community. His goal as computer scientist, biotechnologist and entrepreneur is to improve the lives of one billion people.

Most recently, Hank served as digital executive at a Flagship Venture Labs and Google-backed biotech startup that rocketed through Series B, C and IPO. Prior to that, he led digital strategy and innovation at a Fortune 500 biopharma where he developed novel biomarkers using computer vision, machine learning and wearables; created the talent development program for data science and digital health tech; and put the company on the map as thought leader at Bio-IT World and AWS:reInvent. Hank’s track record of breaking new ground includes technology platforms at the J. Craig Venter Institute, public-private partnerships at the US National Lab for Cancer Research, and growing his first digital health startup from angel to acquisition.

Hank got his left brain in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, his right brain in biotech MS/MBA from the Johns Hopkins University and his hindbrain from MIT Sloan.

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Special Thanks for Devin, Founder & President from Momentum Visibility Training

Since 2008, Devin has been working as a trainer and executive coach, providing training and consultation to help professionals communicate effectively. His experience leading multi-cultural teams in the United States,Taiwan and Japan give him unique insight in the importance of clear communication. His key focus is helping people expand their range of influence through strategic communication.

As a trainer and executive coach, Devin has worked closely with clients in nearly every industry, providing both long-term consultation and intensive workshops in a number of areas including:

Public Speaking

Leadership Development

Creative Thinking

Executive Presence

New Business Pitches

Cross-Cultural Communication Logic

Team building

Strategic Networking

Before founding Momentum Visibility Training, Devin worked as the Head of Business Development for Lado Management Consultants. At Lado, he led a team of account managers and was in charge of the company’s strategic vision. On top of this, he personally managed a portfolio of over 30 multinational clients, providing program development, learning strategy and course design.

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Taiwan Phoenix 2019 Cohort

Congratulations to the ten startups joined TPP program as cohort 2019.

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2019 Taiwan Phoenix Project orientation take place at NBIC

2019 Taiwan Phoenix Project orientation take place at NBIC. This year we have very compact program comprising Mini MBA specially designed for Bio tech, international practice program in greater Boston, and also online roadshow and offline demo show. Our purpose is to do our best in an efficient way to help startups grow up and minimize their cost.

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On 3/17- NBIC and NKIC coheld meetup for residents relation building

On 3/17- NBIC and NKIC coheld meetup for residents relation building. Participants shared their company insights and potential cooperation chance. This is also a dialogue from different sector and expertise. Through this meetup, we believe many trans-broad interaction can be formed.

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2018 Cohort Meet Up for New Year

2018 cohort meets up and hand out together. Hank Huang, William Chang form IAPS also join to share their startup idea. People have a lot of fun today.

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2019 Taiwan Phoenix Project Launch

The Taiwan Phoenix Project has officially launched its 2019 season, and applications are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. 

For full details and information on how to apply, please see here.

Good luck everyone!

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2018 Winning Teams – Taiwan Phoenix

2018 Taiwan Phoenix Winners

Congratulations to all the teams that participated in the inaugural year of the Taiwan Phoenix Project, Taiwan’s first dedicated digital health accelerator! The results from the Pitch Finale are in, and the winners are…


TUL Gold Award – NT$ 1,000,000

Flat Medical

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Flat Medical
Flat Medical, Inc.


TUL Silver Award – NT$ 500,000

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist All Bio
AllBio Life


TUL Bronze Award – NT$ 300,000

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Instant Nano
Instant Nano Biosensors


TCMC Innovation Award – NT$ 100,000

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist uMeal
uMeal


TCMC Innovation Award – NT$ 100,000

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Hygeia Touch
Hygia Touch


BE Capital Innovation Award – NT$ 100,000

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Mediot
MEDIOT


DCB Most Impact Award

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Space Apes
Space Apes


DCB Most Impact Award

Taiwan Phoenix Finalist Neurobit
Neurobit Technologies


DCB Most Impact Award

Ethersection Labs
Ethersection Labs

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