Office of Research & Development was established in August, 2001.In order to promote faculty research momentum, pioneer technological research, uplift teaching results, including to promote the industry-academic collaboration related affairs, apply for patent, transfer the academic R&D results and upgrade the commercialized technologies of industrial park in Taoyuan、Hsinchu、Miaoli and eventually drive the development of local economies.
It helps to support middle/long term development objectives of MUST/MOE regular evaluation/VIP visitations/R&D/industry-academic collaboration/ apply for patent and Technology Transfer/credited.
There are 4 subordinate units & nine research centers, respectively：
Currently there are ten research centers in the university covering fields in engineering, management, humanities, and social service. These center will provide managerial support related to cooperation with the industry. The center is in charge of inter-connection between the industry and the school and it will supply information for both sides in order to provide integrated services for industry. It will also promote distinguishing features developed in the university and will raise the integral values of the university.
The University Planning Center (UPC):
The Center drafts short and long term developments of the university. It also administers external academic financial supports, such as subsidies from the Ministry of Education.
Research & Technology Promotion Center (RTPC):
Research & Technology Promotion Center (RTPC) administers the related affairs surrounding commissions from public/private institutions in the form of research plans, intramural research projects, subsidy application for international academic conference and research reward application of faculty. It looks to instigate the momentum of faculty research, and ultimately make a plentiful school manpower supply, better research milieu and provide best business recruits and partners.
Industry-Academy and Technology Transfer Center：
The main services of Industry-Academy and Technology Transfer Center (IATTC) is including to promote the industry-academic collaboration related affairs, apply for patent, transfer the academic R&D results and upgrade the commercialized technologies of industrial park in Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli and eventually drive the development of local economies.
Innovation and Incubation Center：
Innovation and Incubation Center was built in 2013. The Center provides for office space, a reference room, exhibition area and etc. Our target is to integrate the resource of the university to assist small and medium enterprises successful and satisfy their demand.
Contents of main services:
1. Collaboration and support of techniques.
2. Supply of incubation office and laboratory.
3. Business assistance.
4. Support of intellectual property.
5. Assistance of applying government resources.