Dr. Alex Peng is Executive Vice President of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). His fields of focus include Circular Economy, Energy & Electronic Materials, and Strategy and R&D Planning. He has accomplished R&D, technology transfer and commercialization. , is the inventor of 26 patents, winner of R&D 100 Award in 2009、2017 for high safety Lithium ion battery, establishment of 5 successful startup companies. Dr. Peng leads the Advanced R&D Programs and Circular Economy in ITRI. He also actively promotes Open Innovation System Platform (OISP) enabling global collaboration among academia, R&D institutes and industry. Dr. Peng is currently serving as President of Material Research Society-Taiwan and Past Presidents of Taiwan Corrosion & Protection Association & President of Taiwan Battery Association.