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The Town of Peachtree Corners seeks to open new routes between startup communities in Atlanta and Taiwan.
Curiosity Lab, the city’s innovation park focused on smart cities and mobility technologies, partners with Boot terracean entrepreneurial hub supported by the Taiwanese government and organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The partnership is a natural choice for a city that is so focused on innovation, the mayor mike mason said at the virtual launch event and MOU signing earlier this year.
Brian Johnsoncity manager of Peachtree Corners, described the partnership as one designed to provide a “soft landing” for Taiwanese startups looking to launch in the United States and the Atlanta metro area.
Anita ChenHead of Partnerships at Startup Terrace, added, “Never has the demand for continuous innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship been greater. Startup Terrace is dedicated to being the largest international startup and innovation cluster in Taiwan. Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners is a living lab designed to provide a world-class, real-life demonstration site for the next generation of smart mobility and smart city technology.We couldn’t be more excited to strengthen the bridge between the two sites.
Curiosity Labs has a history of international cooperation. Start-up of Europethe Middle East and Asia have opened offices in the innovation park to test ideas related to mobility and collaborate with partners such as T-Mobile, UPS, Georgia Power and Bosch. Last year the Franco-American Chamber of Commerce moved its operations to Peachtree Corners to further strengthen opportunities with emerging technology companies in the region.
At the event with Startup Terrace, five promising Taiwanese tech startups pitched their ideas on the future of mobility. These startups include:
- DUGAA systems: A machine learning startup focused on supply chain traceability and helping companies gain more visibility into their product lifecycle
- Noodoe EV: In an effort to make the electric vehicle charging experience more user-friendly, Noodoe EV builds a network operating system and charging stations for parking lots
- OmniEyes: An AI startup focused on improving the safety and efficiency of commercial fleets on the roads
- Turing Tower: A start-up testing, deploying and operating autonomous vehicles with a current focus on buses and golf carts
- YenProtek LTD Technology: An IoT (internet of things) startup with projects ranging from smart farming to traffic management
Curiosity Lab is excited about the upcoming partnership and collaboration opportunities with Startup Terrace.