Think tank

國防安全研究院

Institute for National Defense and Security Research ‒ INDSR

Taipei, Taiwan

The Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) is dedicated to fueling knowledge-based policy analyses and strategic assessments on Taiwan’s security. Theiir mission is to safeguard Taiwan’s democracy and prosperity by strengthening mutual understanding and advancing common interests in the defense and security community both globally and at home. INDSR, founded as the office of Defense Studies of Ministry of National Defense in 2011, was formally inaugurated and renamed on May 1, 2018, and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. They are an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. To bring together great minds in policymaking, industry and research, they convene international forums, network civil societies, engage in Track Two dialogue and conduct wargame simulations. INDSR’s research agenda and activities are used to develop pragmatic policy recommendations for the Taiwan government.

Contact details

Website:
https://indsr.org.tw/

Address:
No.172, Bo’ai Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Country:
Taiwan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Indo-Pacific, Asia, Europe, North America
Operating languages
Chinese

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Foundation , Independent
Year founded
2018
Age (years)
國防安全研究院
 3
Taiwan average
 29
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Founder gender: Government
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Lin, Chen-wei
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2020
國防安全研究院
 100
Taiwan average
 100
Global average
 28
% Female staff
2020
國防安全研究院
 20%
Taiwan average
 20%
Global average
53% 
% Female researchers
2020
國防安全研究院
20% 
Taiwan average
20% 
Global average
52% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
國防安全研究院
 80
Taiwan average
 80
Global average
 48
Financials
2019
國防安全研究院
 $3,300,000
Taiwan average
 $3,300,000
Global average
 $1,265,431

Social

Likes (2020)
國防安全研究院
 2,500
Taiwan average
 2,500
Global average
 37,873
Twitter
Followers (2020)
國防安全研究院
 1,600
Taiwan average
 1,600
Global average
 6,773
Subscribers (2020)
國防安全研究院
 10
Taiwan average
 10
Global average
 6,532

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
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