Industry Overview of Soochow University
There are more than 40 technology enterprises held or shared by Soochow University. After more than 10 years of development, Suzhou SVG Optronics Co., Ltd., which was founded by the university in earlier years, has successfully landed on the Growth Enterprises Market (GEM) board in June, breaking through as the university’s first listed company. The overall output of the university’s tech industry has reached 12 billion yuan. These achievements are inseparable from the university’s technological innovation strategy of having an "indomitable spirit".
Soochow University has two main focuses for the development of its industry. The first set of focuses for the university is to actively build innovative teams, open new sources of innovation, and be a part of the forefront of international scientific research. The second set is that the university should build business platforms and pay attention to serving the local economy. It is the close integration of both sets that promote the university’s technological and industrial success. So far under this belief, Soochow University has seen rapid growth in the following specializations: micro-nano fabrication, modern optics, biomedical, precision chemicals, and new materials.