Xi ‘an Jiaotong Liverpool University established the XJTLU Wisdom Lake Macro-molecular Characterization Analysis Centre in 2021 after intensive market research and demand analysis in accordance with the principle of “demand-oriented, index assessment, layout and step-by-step strategy” in order to empower biological drug development and consecutively promote the in-depth cooperation between government, industry, university and research institutes. The Centre is aimed to address the critically needed areas in research and development of innovative drugs, especially macromolecule-based innovative drugs, including the assessment for drug metabolism, efficacy and toxicity.
The Centre will be a publicly shared state-of-the-art platform focusing on basic and applied research. The Centre will explore open and collaborative research and development model and build a well-equipped cutting edge analytical platform with international standards to serve the national strategy and Suzhou local industry as well as to reduce the technology and equipment costs of small and medium sized research institutes/enterprises in order to increase effectiveness.
The Centre is committed to become one of the domestically leading laboratories in the field with its own distinct features, supporting high-end talent cultivation, establishment of internationalized talents cultivation system and exploration of a new mode of teaching and research cooperation. The Centre strives to build a forward-looking research base, promote the originality, transformation rate, speed and scale of research achievements in order to transform the university research value and the development of regional industry, influencing the improvement of industry quality across the country and forming a demonstration and leading effect.
The Centre has established a number of collaborations with local research institutes and biotech/pharma companies. The areas of collaboration include: