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國網中心大樓外觀  1988 September Taiwan's National Science Council (NSC) suggested planning a supercomputing center to assist researchers on a national level.
1989 July The NSC and Ministry of Education (MOE) formed a committee to conduct a feasibility study.
1991 January The Executive Yuan approved the 5-year plan of development for the NCHC
1992 February The NCHC headquarters was established in the Hsinchu Science Park
正式對外運轉提供高速計算服務  1993 The NCHC headquarters opened its doors to the public and began providing HPC services
全球學術研究網路  1999 The NCHC assumed responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the TANet2 R&D network
2002 The NCHC's south business unit was established

The NCHC accepted the Executive Yuan’s “Challenge 2008” mandate to develop and maintain the TaiWan Advanced Research and Education Network (TWAREN)
       logo 2003 The NCHC's corporate status was changed to a non-profit (i.e. incorporated) organization
 南部事業群建築大樓落成 2005 January The NCHC's southern business unit was completed and began serving as TWAREN's Network Operation Center (NOC)
   NCHC received ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management certification 2005 February NCHC received ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management certification
   中部事業群於台中科學園區成立 2005 May The NCHC's central business unit Grid Operation/Knowledge Management Center was established.
 The NCHC received “Technology Efficiency” certification 2006 May The NCHC received “Technology Efficiency” certification
The NCHC received ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management certification 2006 June The NCHC received ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management certification
Dr. Fang Pang Lin Wins the "2006 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Science and Technology."  2007 April Dr. Fang Pang Lin Wins the "2006 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Science and Technology."
The NCHC placed 35th on the TOP500 supercomputing list  2007 June The NCHC placed 35th on the TOP500 supercomputing list
DRBL榮獲法國國際自由軟體競賽首獎  2007 November The NCHC's open source-based software, Diskless Remote Boot in Linux (DRBL), won first place in “Public Sector Applications” category at the Libre Software Meeting in France
王建立博士獲頒行政院內政部身心障礙楷模金鷹獎 
2007 December
Dr. Jan-Li Wang received the Golden Eagle Award for the Handicapped from Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior (MOI)
The NCHC and Japan’s NII sign a MOU  2009 August The NCHC and Japan’s NII sign a MOU
MOU  2010 February The NCHC signs a MOU with Walsin Lihwa Corp.
ACCTA 2010 August The NCHC founds the Alliance of Cloud Computing Technologies and Applications (ACTTA)
Formosa 3   2010 November The NCHC finishes the establishment of the self-built supercomputer-- Formosa 3
  ISO 9001:2008 Information Security Management certification 2011
May
The NCHC receives ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2007
 Windrider

 2011
 
June

The NCHC deploys the “Windrider” (a.k.a. ALPUS system) supercomputer possessing 177 TFLOPS computational capability.The Windrider, ranked 42nd on Top500 supercomputing list, is the Taiwan’s first high-performance supercomputer with more than 100 TFLOPS computational capability.
Formosa 4  2011 November  The NCHC finishes the establishment of the self-built supercomputer-- Formosa 4
iENA  2011 November  The NCHC Wins One Gold and One Silver Medals at the iENA Nuremberg International Trade Fair
MOU 2012
May
The NCHC signs a MOU with Japan’s MIRACLE LINUX

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Latest Update: 2014/12/17
The guide map of HPC Business Unit
Hsinchu Headquarters (e-Map) No. 7, R&D 6th Rd., Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, R.O.C. 30076 TEL: 886-3-5776085、0800-351-510  FAX: 886-3-5776082
The guide map of Taichung Branch
Taichung Branch (e-Map) No. 22, Keyuan Rd., Central Taiwan Science Park, Taichung City, Taiwan, R.O.C. 40763 TEL: 886-4-2462-0202、886-4-2465-0818  FAX: 886-4-2462-7373
The guide map of Tainan Branch
Tainan Branch (e-Map) No. 28, Nan-Ke 3rd Rd., Hsin-Shi Dist., Tainan City, Taiwan, R.O.C. 74147 TEL: 886-6-5050940  FAX: 886-6-5050945
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