|[July 28, 2014]
NCKU Set Up Business Entrepreneurship to Benefit Student Startups
TAINAN, Taiwan --(Business Wire)--
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, announced the
official launch of NCKU Comprehensive University Business
Entrepreneurship (NCKU CUBE) at a press conference in Taipei on July 20.
NCKU, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has
set up NCKU CUBE, an entrepreneur initiative, to provide necessary
support and resources students need to build enterprise solution and
grow their business.
Taiwan Chemical Industry Association (TCIA) chairman Dr. C. C. Wu, Chong
Hong Construction Co chairman Wen-Tsao Lee and many other accomplished
alumni attended the press conference to support their alma mater.
NCKU president Dr. Hwung-Hweng Hwung extended his warm welcome to the
guests and said, "For years, NCKU has been working with its own national
and international alumni to promote resarch outcomes of NCKU professors
and students to the international community."
He also pointed out that NCKU graduates have long been recognized as the
favorite of enterprises in Taiwan and the university is ranked top
alongside Duke University and John Hopkins University in the respect of
Industry Income in 2013.
Hwung said, "NCKU CUBE based on what we had achieved so far pools more
talents and resources to help students realize their entrepreneurship
through courses, training programs and funding as well."
Angel Fund offered by NCKU is not only the subsidy but the investment to
the students in hopes of helping them pursue their entrepreneurial
dreams, according to Hwung.
NCKU Innovative Start Up (IS) Center opens core course focusing on lean
startup and has collaborated with Southern Taiwan Science Park in
setting up the "Entrepreneurship Workshop."
NCKU provides a one-stop service ranging from on-campus professional
entrepreneurship training course to counseling on incubation of
innovative teams, molding the university's very own entrepreneurial
According to TCIA chairman Dr. Wu, NCKU's greatest contribution to the
world is the cultivation of talents that are regarded as significant
assets to the firms and the society.
NCKU CUBE featuring in creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship is
associated with the triple helix innovation model of higher education.
The four phases including internship in school, leadership learning,
overseas internship, and entrepreneurship are covered in the curriculum.
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