PolyU and the Jinjiang Municipal People’s Government have signed an agreement to establish the PolyU-Jinjiang Technology and Innovation Research Institute, aiming to strengthen and facilitate research collaboration among industries, academia and research organisations in the two cities.


Exploring various fields including new textile materials, fashion design, intelligent wearable systems, microelectronics, future food and public policy, the research institute will leverage PolyU research strengths and achievements in order to help meet Jinjiang’s industrial needs and facilitate the city’s industrial transformation. The two parties will also nurture entrepreneurial talents with innovative technological knowledge and a global perspective.


With PolyU’s research excellence and Jinjiang’s industrial strengths and resources, the collaboration will support Jinjiang’s development into a premier innovation hub, jointly promote the two-way integration of the industrial chain and the innovation chain, and inject new impetus into the development of local high-tech industries.