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Industrial Technology Research Institute


ITRI International Inc. (USA)

ITRI International Inc. (USA)
ITRI International Inc. (USA)

ITRI International Inc. (San Jose, California), a subsidiary of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) headquartered in Taiwan, engages in early-stage incubation, R&D collaboration, contracted research, technology transfer, IP business, recruiting, and high-level training. ITRI International Inc. is set to be a bridge for organizations in North America, Taiwan, and, to some extent, elsewhere in the world to leverage different regional advantages and local innovation clusters for win-win cross-region technology and business collaboration to create and augment value beyond region boundary.

Located in Silicon Valley, the global center of innovation, entrepreneurship, venture capital, and high-tech industry clusters, ITRI International Inc. works closely with ITRI and industrial clients/partners in Taiwan and elsewhere to network and collaborate with leading universities, research institutes, startups, enterprises, venture capital firms, technology development and industry associations in North America. Through ITRI International Inc., clients/partners in North America can leverage the multidisciplinary development capabilities and in-house technologies at ITRI as well as the vast and high-quality supply network of various industrial clusters in Taiwan to accelerate the value creation process.


Venture Acceleration

Since 2006, ITRI International Inc. has incubated, physically and virtually, over 30 Silicon Valley startups, some have developed their technologies with ITRI, successfully launched their products, continued growing and exited. When appropriate, the affiliated startups are introduced to ITIC, ITRI’s venture arm, and/or other VCs. Further development and commercialization efforts can be conveniently arranged at ITRI’s Open Lab in Taiwan to leverage the facilities, technologies, and R&D strength at ITRI and to be close to the market dynamics of new applications in Asia.

R&D Collaboration

The strength in fundamental research in universities and research institutes can be complimented by ITRI’s applied research capabilities. ITRI International Inc. facilitates R&D collaboration between ITRI and partners in North America. Collaborating parties contribute researchers, including exchange of long-term visits, and resources to work on important and interesting projects and share the IP co-developed. ITRI International Inc. also involves in the engagement of international industrial partners for the participation of various R&D consortia, such as 3D IC focused Ad-STAC and OLED Lighting Commercialization Alliance, anchored by ITRI.

Contracted Research

ITRI International Inc. promotes contracted research projects for many major corporations and small firms, in Silicon Valley and beyond, to leverage ITRI’s development capabilities and facilities in electronics, optoelectronics, information and communication, display, materials and chemicals, nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing, medical devices, water treatment, energy efficiency, etc.

Technology Transfer and Licensing

ITRI International Inc. works with ITRI in mostly out-bound technology licensing and transfer.

Recruiting and High-Level Training

Working at ITRI is a rewarding experience for people in different career stage--from new graduates to semi-retirees. ITRI International Inc. assists ITRI in recruiting all year round. For training ITRI staff as well as industrial partners, ITRI International Inc. has designed and executed “elite program” which brought outstanding researchers from Taiwan to SRI International for value creation training and then to meet with best minds in innovation, entrepreneurship, and management in Silicon Valley. Starting from 2011, ITRI International Inc. offers a program for selected group of senior management and medical professionals to better understand and connected to all aspects of innovation and value chain in medical device sector.


In charge: Dr. Ming-Che Wang, President
ITRI International Inc.
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 103, San Jose, CA 95134, U.S.A.
Tel: +1-408-428-9988
Fax: +1-408-428-9388