CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH We conduct research in sustainable urban and environmental development, covering issues such as social and economic transformation, ecological and environmental protection and public health influenced by urban dynamics.
LOCALISED STRATEGY-BUILDING We interpret national urban and environmental policies and provide programme consultation to local governments with recommendations for action. Our institute nurtures localised strategy-building in light of international best practices.
KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE We establish a platform where researchers and external partners, such as governments, industries, local and international communities and other research institutes, can communicate and collaborate.
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION We develop and apply urban and environmental technologies to better tackle urban development challenges and provide technological training for local enterprises and governments.
HIGH-QUALITY TALENT POOL We develop international networks and cultivate talents who can conduct practice-informed research and influence policy-making.