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  • (Call for Papers) IEEE I2MTC 2018 Special Session hosted by ITRC & IEEE IMS TPE

     

    Paper Submission Deadline: Nov. 5, 2017
    2018 IEEE International Instrumentation & Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) will be held in Houston, TX, USA from May 14 to May 17, 2018. ITRC and IEEE IMS Taipei Section Chapter are going to host a special session - "Measurement in Industrial Applications - Intelligent Manufacturing System (IMS) using smart sesnors, smart machinery and industrial internet of things." The full paper submission deadline is November 5, 2017. Welcome all of the experts and scholars in the field to join us at I2MTC 2018.
    I2MTC 2018 website: http://imtc.ieee-ims.org/

  • Meet with Instrument Technology Research Center of NARLabs at AVS 64th International Symposium & Exhibition 2017 Booth 701 in Tampa, Florida!

     

    Our latest vacuum technology will be on display at this FREE event. AVS 64th International Symposium & Exhibition offers you the chance to meet with our representatives, learn about our products, and get answers to all of your questions. See you there!
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  • Publication of ITRC 2016 Annual Report

     

    ITRC 2016 Annual Report is now release; click here to explore the full report online. The report will include all of the notable achievements, development of instrument technology, academia-research-industry collaboration, international cooperation, technical services and more in 2016.

  • The Beginning of a New Era
    Inauguration of ITRC New Director General, Dr. Yao-Joe Joseph Yang

     

    On February 2, 2017, National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) formally installed the new Director General of Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC), Dr. Yao-Joe Joseph Yang, Distinguished Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University. Dr. Yeong-Her Wang, President of NARLabs hosted the installation ceremony and anticipated Dr. Yang continuing to lead ITRC to be important communication bridge for industry, academy and research institution.[more]

  • ITRC international collaborative research project result has been published in Best of Advanced Optical Materials issue.

     

    "Uniaxial-isotropic Metamaterials by Three-Dimensional Split-Ring Resonator", the research result on 3-D metamaterials of the international collaborative team between ITRC and RIKEN has been selected and published in a virtual Best of Advanced Optical Materials issue. Please refer Best of Advanced Optical Materials issue to for more information.

  • The collaborative research between Canada & Taiwan has been published on "Physics in Canada"

     

    The collaborative project research of 360-degree side-view endoscope objective between ITRC and Prof. Qiyin Fang from McMaster University has been published on "Physics in Canada". More information please refer to P.18-20, Vol.71 (No. 1), 2015 "Physics in Canada"

  • iFOVAS team develops technology to help doctors in surgery

     

    Developed by National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University Hospital, Wang Fang Municipal Hospital, and Instrument Technology Research Center, NARLabs, the indocyanine green fluorescence on-site Visualization and Assessment System (iFOVAS) is an intraoperative fluorescence imaging system that allows surgeons to work without having to repeatedly look at the injected florescence dye and determine the surgery sites through a monitor during an operation. [more...]

National Yang-Ming University and Concordia Middle School Won the 1st Prize in the 9th "i-ONE NARLabs Instrument Technology Innovation Competition"

 

The 9th "i-ONE NARLabs Instrument Technology Innovation Competition", hosted by Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) announced the award list today (October 1) after nearly two months of competition. National Yang-Ming University won the first prize in college & above group and Concordia Middle school won the first prize in high school group respectively.[more]

"IoT Sensors Demo & Talk Show" to Mark Start Taiwan IoT Sensor Industry New Era

 

Want to diagnose heart disease rapidly, to better manage asthma, to track muscle activity level throughout the day, to get updated of indoor air quality, and to monitor quality of network shopping shipment conditions for insurance? Innovative sensors for IoT (Internet of Things) developed by domestic industry and academic and research institutes can meet your demands. Those high commercial potential products were presented in "IoT Sensors Demo & Talk Show" for "IoT Sensors Service Platform Project" this year.[more]

Instrument Technology Research Center has become Asia's only certification agency for 3D-printed medical devices

 

Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) has become the world's first 3D-printed medical device certification agency to be recognized by the international authoritative product safety certification body, the UL Company. The core laboratory of Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park under the guidance of ITRC, has comprehensively planned and established R&D facilities and service platforms that conformed to international medical device regulations. They have successfully become the only certification agency for 3D-printed medical devices in Asia and effectively solve 90% of the certification process required before 3D-printed medical devices could go into the market and help manufacturers reduce at least 50% of the time and cost in getting approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing.[more]

Medical Device Innovation Center of NCKU and ITRC Signed MOU

 

On March 30, 2017, Medical Device Innovation Center (MDIC) of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) signed MOU, where the two parties expected to combine MDIC's R&D and innovation capability in the field of medical devices with ITRC's complete medical technology and service platform to create new opportunities for medical devices development.[more]

"NARLabs Smart Machinery Competition" -
ASME SPDC the Robot Pentathlon Team "Prize Not Awarded(從缺)" of NTHU Won First Prize

 

Students in the fields of Electrical Engineering (EE) and Mechanical Engineering (ME) from Taiwan top universities showcased young students' innovation and manufacturing skills on March 26, 2017. Team "Prize Not Awarded (從缺) " from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), consisting of students from EE, Power ME and Physics departments, won first prize and NT$50,000 in "NARLabs Smart Machinery Competition", a student design competition. Hsiao, Jen-Hsuan from Power Mechanical Engineering department of NTHU, won first prize and NT$10,000 in oral presentation competition.[more]

AIDC collaborates with NARLabs and Siemens
To actively drive Aerospace Industry and Research Cooperation

 

Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (AIDC), National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) and Siemens Limited held "Aerospace Intelligent Machinery / Manufacturing" MOA signing ceremony at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in the afternoon of March 9. Chairman of AIDC, Jung-Hsin Liao, President of NARLabs, Dr. Yeong-Her Wang, and Vice President of Siemens, Dr. Ken Cheng represented to ink the agreement.[more]

The Beginning of a New Era
Inauguration of ITRC New Director General, Dr. Yao-Joe Joseph Yang

 

On February 2, 2017, National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) formally installed the new Director General of Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC), Dr. Yao-Joe Joseph Yang, Distinguished Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University. Dr. Yeong-Her Wang, President of NARLabs hosted the installation ceremony and anticipated Dr. Yang continuing to lead ITRC to be important communication bridge for industry, academy and research institution and build ITRC as core R&D base for domestic vacuum, optical and precision manufacturing technology. [more]

ITRC Collaborates with King Lai Group, National Formosa University and
National Central University to Upgrade in Domestic Vacuum Industry

 

Through "Optical Systems Integration R&D Consortium", established by Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), ITRC in collaboration with Professor Chii-Wann Lin of Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), GiMer Medical Co., incorporated from biomedical engineering labs of NTU, and INTAI Technology Corp., a medical equipment and materials manufacturer, had successfully developed a "Implantable Spinal High-Frequency Electrical Stimulator", which can effectively alleviate the low back pain after spinal surgery. The successful achievement will help Taiwan advance to the international high-end medical product market, and upgrade medical product industry. [more]

ITRC Collaborates with King Lai Group, National Formosa University and
National Central University to Upgrade in Domestic Vacuum Industry

 

Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) in collaboration with King Lai Group (domestic manufacturer for components and equipment in vacuum systems), National Formosa University (NFU) and National Central University (NCU) have acquired the grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology to develop the "Particle Inspection System for High Standard Cleanliness Vacuum Gate Valves". The collaboration project expects to promote upgrades in self-supplying capabilities and competitiveness of domestic suppliers for industrial equipment as well as key components. [more]

Taiwan successfully developed "Advanced IC Packing Process Stepper"

 

National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) held "Advanced IC Packing Process Stepper Demonstration and Investment Expo" on December 16th, 2016. Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of NARLabs showcased the first set of Taiwan domestic independent design and manufacture "Advanced IC Packing Process Stepper" and the project developmental milestones. ITRC anticipated combining their technology energy with semiconductor manufacturing equipment industry to drive the key components localization. It is expected that "Advanced IC Packaging Process Stepper" can be put on the industrial supply chain in the next few years to achieve the goal of independent manufacturing semiconductor equipment and key optical components to enhance Taiwan semiconductor industry competitiveness. [more]

The 8th "i-ONE NARLabs Instrument Technology Innovation Competition"
Huang, Shou-Rong of Chunder Junior High School, Yunlin County Won First Prize

 

The 8th "i-ONE NARLabs Instrument Technology Innovation Competition", hosted by Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) announced the award list today. Huang, Shou-Rong of Chunder Junior High School, Yunlin County won the first prize in high school group. The first prize in the group of college & above was not awarded. Teams from National Taiwan Normal University and National Cheng Kung University were tied for second prize. [more]

NARLabs Leads Taiwan 3D Printing Medical Materials Team Advance to World Cup, Teamwork to Build Up Biotech Industry Value

 

For the first time, Taiwan's 3D metal printing artificial joint advances to the international market! Facilitated by National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), ThinTech Materials Technology Company (TTMC), Taiwan's first 3D metal printing powder manufacturer passing biomedical grade preclinical animal testing, integrating with Tongtai Machine & Tool Company's self-development 3D metal printing equipment, successfully printed medical products and passed international ISO-10993 biocompatibility standard and got a ticket to the international market. [more]

NARLabs Navigates Traditional Industry Transform to Medical Industry
Promote Taiwan Biomedical Technology to Global Market

 

Taiwan biomedical technology is developing rapidly. At the same time, the transformation strength of traditional industries cannot be ignored either. Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) successfully assisted ThinTech Materials Technology Co. (TTMC) to be Taiwan first manufacturer passing preclinical animal test for biomedical grade 3D metal printing powder. Integrated with Tongtai Machine & Tool Company's 3D metal printing equipment, Taiwan is viewing to manufacture 3D printing medical material locally.[more]

International Research Project between Taiwan and Australia -- "How to Map Sesagrass and Measure Its Health by Capturing The Colours of The Rainbow Underwater"

 

The novel aspect of this work is the use of an underwater sensor towed behind a boat that can generate a 'spectral' map and be correlated to the above surface sensors carried by aircraft and satellites to build large scale maps for more efficient monitoring. The use of optical digital remote monitoring using an "eye-in-the-sky" is one of the genuine future technology opportunities for future environmental condition assessment and is a great opportunity for for the partnership between Taiwan and Australia. [more]

Taiwan develops the world's first imaging system to spot bleeding under the skin (2016/04/12)

 

Taiwan's forensic technology has made a huge breakthrough as the National Applied Research Laboratories developed the world's first imaging system that can identify bleeding under the skin that was previously invisible to the eye. The world's top forensic scientist Dr. Henry Lee believes this new technology will be a great aide to forensic investigation. [more]

Red Trace of Evidence: Blood Images Can Talk Ecchymosis Imaging System

 

"The victim shows no apparent trauma, but actually has skin bleeding." In social cases like this where evidence can be hard to find, how can victims receive justice as provided by law? Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) has successfully developed "Ecchymosis Imaging System." Testified by internationally renowned forensics expert Henry Lee, the system performs a complete and comprehensive identification of ecchymosis that is invisible in early stage of injury. It is the best tool built for criminal forensics in Taiwan that helps guard the rights and interests of the general public. [more]

Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Onsite Visualization and Assessment System for Optical Guided Surgery

 

The Indocyanine Green (ICG) Fluorescence Onsite Visualization and Assessment System (iFOVAS) for optical guided surgery project has been funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology's Germination Program for supporting the development of medical devices with high market potential. The iFOVAS is a state-of-the-art imaging system developed by a multidisciplinary team from National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC) of National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering of National Taiwan University (NTU-CSIE), and Wan Fang Hospital. [more]

Biotech Take-off! NTU and NARLabs Collaboratively Launches Cutting-Edge Medical Devices to Revitalize the Biotechnology Industry from SPARK Program

 

In response to the active promotion of the biotech industry by Taiwan government, National Taiwan University plans to model "NTU SPARK Translational Research Program" after Stanford SPARK Program, well-known as the cradle of American biotech industry, to establish training modules, courses and consultants. [more]


2017/12/5 updated