Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute
To implement the “Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”, strengthen the construction of demonstration zone of in-depth cooperation among Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao, build Macao into a world tourism and leisure center and a commercial and trade cooperation service platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, and promote Macao’s participation in the development of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao Science and Innovation Corridor, University of Macau (UM) established Zhuhai UM Science & Technology Research Institute (ZUMRI) in Hengqin, Zhuhai, which is its first industry-education-research demonstration base in the Greater Bay Area.
With the research strength of UM’s three state key laboratories and its preponderant disciplines, there are 5 research centers and 1 business training center in the ZUMRI, which are Microelectronics Research Center, Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Center, Smart City Research Center, Medical Research Center, Advanced Materials Research Center and Executive Training Center.
The construction and development of ZUMRI will provide opportunities for the science and technology innovation cooperation between Zhuhai and Macao to support the integration of the Macao into the overall national development, integrate the synergetic development of technological innovation elements between Macao and the mainland, and gather international innovation resources. ZUMRI will also be the technology achievement transformation platform that promotes the transformation and upgrading of industrial technologies in the Greater Bay Area.