Terry Gou donates additional US$159 million to NTU Cancer Center

  • 13 June, 2019
  • Jake Chen
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (center). (CNA Photo)

Foxconn CEO and KMT presidential hopeful Terry Gou will donate an additional NT$5 billion (US$159 million) to the National Taiwan University Cancer Center. This raises Gou’s total donation to the future institution to NT$20 billion (US$635 million).

Guo first donated NT$15 billion (US$374 million) in 2007 to launch the center’s construction. He said the goal was to build a world-class institution for cancer research and treatment in Taiwan.

Construction wrapped in late 2018, and the center began running on a trial basis in December. However, there have been reports that the institution has suffered from a shortage in medical equipment.

The center’s head said it will begin to operate at full capacity in 2020.

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