Ministry of Science and Technology (Republic of China)

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Ministry of Science and Technology

科技部
Kējìbù
MOST LOGO.svg
Agency overview
Formed 1 February 1959 (as National Science Council)
3 February 2014 (as MOST)
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Da'an, Taipei
Ministers responsible Chang San-cheng, Minister
Lin Yi-bing, Deputy Minister
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Website www.most.gov.tw
Ministry of Science and Technology

The Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of China (MOST; Chinese: 中華民國科技部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Kējìbù) is the main governmental promotion and funding body of the Republic of China for science research in Taiwan.

History[edit]

The MOST was originally established as the National Science Council (NSC; Chinese: 國家科學委員會; pinyin: Guójiā Kēxué Wěiyuánhuì) on 1 February 1959. The NSC became the Ministry of Science and Technology on 3 February 2014.[1][2]

Organizational structure[edit]

Hsinchu Science Park Bureau
Central Taiwan Science Park Bureau

Departments[edit]

  • Department of Planning
  • Department of Natural Sciences ans Sustainable Development
  • Department of Engineering and Technologies
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of International Cooperation and Science Educations
  • Department of Foresight and Innovation Policies
  • Department of Academia-Industry Collaboration and Science Park Affairs

Offices[edit]

  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Personnel
  • Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics
  • Department of Government Ethics
  • Department of Information Services
  • Legal Affairs Committee (Petitions and Appeals Committee)
  • Office of Congressional Relations

Bureau and Agencies[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Chang San-cheng, the incumbent Minister of Science and Technology

National Science Council[edit]

Ministry of Science and Technology[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The council building is accessible within walking distance South West from Technology Building Station of the Taipei Metro.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier picks new ministers in reshuffle". Taipei Times. 2014-04-30. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Science, EPA ministers take posts". Taipei Times. 2014-04-30. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 

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