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The Development Center for Biotechnology

With over 400 dedicated researchers and state-of-the-art facilities , the Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB) specializes in developing biologics and small molecule drugs , botanical drugs , as well as technologies required for preclinical testing. Our expertise arises from the integration of a number of diverse disciplines , including biology , chemistry , protein purification and engineering , as well as analytical and quality assurance. Established in 1984 by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) , Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) , DCB was initially tasked with establishing the biotechnology industry in Taiwan. Through strategic global alliances and technology transfer agreements , DCB has successfully fostered the development of a complete biotech infrastructure and value chain , as well as a diverse array of applications for use by the private sector. As a result , DCB has become one of Taiwan's most important research institutes.



Mission & Aim
Improving the quality of life for the people.

DCB's mission is to facilitate the ongoing growth and development Taiwan's biotechnology industry. To this end , we strive to act as the industry's partner , coordinating resources among government , academia and private companies. DCB remains a key force in building and upgrading Taiwan's biomedical infrastructure, developing key technologies , and growing Taiwan's professional workforce. Our ultimate aim is to improve the quality of life for the people of Taiwan and the world. To this end , DCB fosters international partnerships and collaborations with research institutes and global biopharmaceuticals throughout Asia and the world.