The government expects to respond to the development of industrial innovation with innovative policies, and free “innovations” from the current “statutory regulations”. Through “Innovative Regulatory Sandbox,” it can confirm whether the new product or service pattern conforms to the regulations in an expedite manner; if there is any statutory concern or conflict, there are opportunities (spaces) for validation. The validation result may be the reference for easing the statutory restrictions. It is expect that through “Innovative Regulatory Sandbox” Taiwan can become a field of innovation examination in the world to attract and gather outstanding local and foreign innovation and investment teams to turn over the industry, the economic, and a better future life!
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Please submit the supplements within 10 business days to facilitate the subsequent application process.
It is expected to be completed within 2 months after the applicant completes the review materials. However, some legal rules involved in certain applications may require confirmation from different authorities, or cross-department consultation. Therefore, the time may vary based on the actual situation.
Please contact the Innovative Regulatory Sandbox Taskforce directly.
Inquire about the application status online by using the Status Inquiry function on the Application Platform of Innovative Regulatory Sandbox (http://www.sandbox.org.tw/schedule.php), or contact the Innovative Regulatory Sandbox Taskforce directly to inquire about the progress.
Natural person, sole proprietorship, partnership, legal entity (company, incorporated association, etc.), whoever finds any concern about the lawfulness of his or her innovative product or application service can apply.
Currently, the main services available are the “Statutory Regulation Clarification and Consulting,” and the mechanism of the “Innovative Application Experiment” applications. *The mechanism of “Innovative Application Experiment” will be promoted after the fundamental legal basis is completed
Statutory Regulation Clarification and Consulting helps answer the legal issues confronting the companies. Through the collaboration between the Innovative Regulatory Sandbox Taskforce and the expert group, the issues will be transmitted to the competent statutory authority on behalf of the applicants so that companies can feel assured, and contribute and develop the substantive plan of the innovative business activities, avoiding unwanted legal risks arising from the statutory concerns in the course of those innovative business activities.
In order to assist the applicant in clarifying the legal concerns, and encourage innovation, the government will fully fund the application and will not charge any fees.
The applicant needs to fill the Statutory Regulation Clarification and Consulting Application Form online at the Application Platform of Innovative Regulatory Sandbox (ww.sandbox.org.tw), and provide relevant supporting document and other important materials.