We have been part of eastern China’s development into one of the world’s economic powerhouses. Our strategic location in the Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District of Suzhou Industrial Park means we have unrivalled business connections and opportunities for industry collaboration.
Home to one-fifth of the Fortune 500 companies as well as over 4,700 foreign enterprises and 18,000 domestic enterprises, SIP is one of the most vibrant centres of business activity worldwide. In 2014, it had a GDP of USD 31.46bn, with foreign direct investment amounting to USD 18.9bn.
The expertise found in SIP stresses high-technology applications, including (among others) aviation and aerospace, biotechnology, nanotechnology, communications and information technologies, energy sources and environmental protection.
Our applied research seeks to enhance SIP’s research infrastructure, while our collaboration with SIP on an ambitious technology and innovation platform will bring leading research talents to the city and act as a showcase for local research potential to the world at large.
The unwavering support we have received from SEID, SIP, the Department of Education in Jiangsu province and the Chinese Ministry of Education has made us who we are today and will ensure our continued development into a truly global research-led university in China.