Institute of Asia Industry Competitiveness


To become the Asia’s leading Research Hub for Asia Industry Competitiveness, we will establish IAIS as an International Industry-Academia Collaboration Research.


Our mission is to advance scholarship, advise business leaders and policymakers, and develop practical, research-based projects mainly under three core areas:

  1. Market Research and Consumer Trends
  2. Business Model
  3. Business Strategy and Competitiveness

Core Strategies

  1. Advancement of original industry research and enhancing Wenzhou-Kean University’s research to the world;
  2. Promote international development of Wenzhou-Kean University by building strategic partnership with international and domestic companies in Asia;
  3. Awarding seed money and stipends to encourage innovative, high quality research and grant submissions in College of Business and Public Management;
  4. Sponsoring a business and industry speaker series and workshops;
  5. CBPM faculty and students to receive the assistance they need for developing and submitting grant proposals.


Director: Dr. Candy Lim Chiu, College of Business and Public Management.

Co-director: Dr. Han-Chiang Ho & Dr. Somkiat Mansumitrchai, College of Business and Public Management.