Taiwan Bio Industry Organization
After receiving his PhD in Plant Pathology from Rutgers University, New Jersey (USA) in 1977, Dr. Bor-Fuei “Apo” Huang conducted his postdoctoral research at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia (USA). From 1979, he worked in the US as researcher and program directors in various AgBiotech organizations including Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University, AgBiotech R&D center at Allied Signal Corp. and Enichem Americas…. In 2002, he moved back to his native country Taiwan to join the Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB) switching from AgBiotech to drug development and from research to business development. With increasing responsibility he was the Director of International Collaboration, Director of Business Development and the Director General of Industry Promotion Division with a team of 70+ members conducting industrial information research, tech transfer/licensing and commercialization, business planning and development, private public partnership and international collaboration. After his retirement in 2012, he has been consulting with companies that are interested in developing biotech business with Taiwan. Since 2009 he has been the Secretary General of the Taiwan Bio Industry Organization, the largest biotech Association in Taiwan (2009-2020). He also has an MBA degree from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.