As a new kind of university, XJTLU attracts talented researchers from across the world and understands the importance of bringing staff and resources together so that the resulting cross-fertilisation of ideas can bring about innovation-driven development.
To catalyse innovation, the University encourages interdisciplinary research projects and has created institutes that allow important problems to be tackled from a variety of directions with complementary expertise. It has also created an International Innovation Hub the key goals of which include providing space for proof-of-concept work, and allowing business incubation and offering collaboration opportunities for new ventures by XJTLU and students, as well as for entrepreneurs from outside the University.
- work with world-leading international partner universities and institutes to showcase leading-edge technology
- serve as an intermediary to bring together innovators with high-value commercialisable technology and appropriate funders (venture capital companies, government agencies or other funding bodies)
- streamline and accelerate international technology transfer and knowledge exchange
- provide expertise and training in innovation and technology transfer to key stakeholders in China.