i. Category of Science-based Industries refers to limited corporations, their branches, or other business entities established under the Company Law in Taiwan or foreign corporations or branches with equivalent status. The investment project should comply
with industrial development policy of Taiwan and employ or cultivate local technologies or engineers, where at least
5% of turnovers are requested to engage in R&D expenses. The investment project shall not profess any public
ii. Industry categories defined as science-based industries include the following entities:
• Integrated Circuits (IC)
IC industry is currently the largest industry at the Hsinchu Science Park, which comprises SIP design, IC design, SoC design, photo-
mask manufacturing, wafer manufacturing, IC material, 3D IC and SiP packaging and testing, process of manufacturing equipments,
and peripheral industries.
• Computer and Peripherals
Computer and peripherals industry covers a wide range of products, e.g. micro-computing systems, storage devices,
output devices, cloud computing, IoT, network devices, special software, AI, IoT, digital products, key electrical and mechanical
Telecommunications industry includes; telecommunications transfer devices, wireless telecommunications systems,
semiconductor components, fiber-optic systems and components, and satellite communication systems, high performance
semiconductor lasers, etc.
Optoelectronics industry is the second largest industry at the Park at present, which includes panel displays and
TFT LCD/LTPS TFT-LCD/PDP/OLED panel display units, etc., laser disk drives, electronic paper,
solar cell, lithium batteries, fuel
cell, high-level digital camera, Li-battery, LED, visual sensors, opto-electronic semiconductors, optical diodes, and optical systems
and components, e.g. optical instruments and lenses.
• Precision Machineries
Precision machinery industry includes automatic systems, e.g. PC-based NC controller, robots, high pressure cutting
information automation systems, etc., automatic components, e.g. precision gear cutting tools,
server motors, surface treatment
processes, etc., semiconductor manufacturing equipment, LCD devices, electric vehicle motors, precision gears, etc.
Biotechnology industry includes new drug development biochip, stem cell kits, vaccine reagents, medical control patches, medical
apparatus, 7- aminocephalosporanic acid, seedling, advanced biomedical materials, spine implant micro invasive surgery, advanced
biomedical materials, CRO (Contract Research Organization), inspection authentication services, etc.
iii. Other enterprises established to support operation, management, or technical services of certified science-based
industries at the
iv. Besides aforementioned Park enterprises, research centers and incubators can also apply for operation at the Park.
Incubators are confined to research proposes only and residence period shall not exceed three years.