About meDr. Robert (Yichung) Lo is committed to the Taiwan machinery industry market trends and industrial technology development research in Taiwan's machinery industry with focus on advanced technology and forward-looking plan, earned Dr. Ing. (PhD) degree from the Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe) University of Engineering of Germany, graduated from National Taiwan University with Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science in Materials Science. Dr. Lo also held the EMBA from Hass School of Business of UC Berkeley, CA, US.
Dr. Lo has been a researcher and director of the Center for Industrial Economics and Trends (IEK), where he is a researcher and director. He is focused on Taiwan's forward-looking industry technology strategy, technology forward, promoting industrial technology policies, promoting industrial innovation and development strategies. Trend Analysis, Industry Opportunity Exploration, Industry Clusters, Regional Innovation System, Science & Technology Parks, and its fields of expertise: automation technology, advanced materials, nanotechnology, electronics And semiconductor process and equipment, soft electronics, optoelectronic devices, precision machinery manufacturing, medical equipment miniaturization, electric locomotives, micro-electromechanical systems, patent analysis, service innovation.
After that, Dr. Lo also served as the head of the Industrial Research Center (IEK) Machinery and Systems Research Group, which is responsible for the analysis of the market trends of the precision machinery manufacturing, And explore the existence of its industrial business opportunities, and promote the development of Taiwan's machinery industry. Recently Dr. Lo dedicated all his effort to facilitate the startup ecosystem in Taiwan with close collaboration with Taipei city government.
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- connect the hardware startups within my research organization (ITRI) with the professional hardware community in the globe
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- Hardware Supply Chain Management
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- Smart locker
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