Doing It Together: A Successful Story of Taiwan’s Face Mask Team

Frank Siedlok, Natasha Hamilton-Hart, Hsiao Chen Shen

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As the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the related news spread for the last two years, the shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment became apparent, causing policymakers globally to panic. Governments responded by implementing export controls, revoking Defence Production Acts or requisitioning orders, and issuing calls for industry to help. A range of actors responded to the call, redeploying their capabilities to produce needed goods. But, unfortunately, many of them failed to deliver.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationTaiwan Insight
PublisherTaiwan Studies Programme
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2022


  • Taiwan
  • COVID-19
  • face masks
  • collaboration
  • industrial policy


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