The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is pleased to announce that it will lead, with strong support from the private and public sectors, Canada’s First Women-only Virtual Business Mission to Taiwan in March 2021.
The mission’s two-day public conference, tentatively set for March 1 and 2, 2020, will be held during the global lead-up to the celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2021). Following the success of its Women-only Business Mission to Japan (2019) and Virtual Mission to South Korea (2020), APF Canada will continue supporting women entrepreneurs in Canada to diversify and expand trade opportunities into Asian markets.
This mission will focus on improving the health of people by showcasing innovative industry solutions in sectors that both Canada and Taiwan have priorities, including, but not limited to: Biotechnology, clean technology, agricultural technology, advanced manufacturing, smart cities, and digital health technology.
The key objectives of the mission are:
- To mutually showcase technology innovations in Canada and Taiwan in the areas of bioscience and biotechnology, clean technology, agricultural technology, advanced manufacturing, smart cities, and digital health technology
- To provide networking opportunities for Canadian women in business with counterparts in Taiwan
- To provide an opportunity to share insights and best practices on women’s economic advancement
- To facilitate business partnerships between delegates and Taiwanese counterparts
Deadline for submission of applications is January 8, 2021