To enhance the cooperation and accelerate the technology transformation to Jiangsu province, JITRI signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Michigan on 20th, Nov 2017. Within research areas like biomedical engineering, innovative medicine development, advanced material and manufacturing, ICT and Cleantech, JITRI and University of Michigan will collaborate on technology transformation and professional talent training. The MOU was signed by Qing Liu, president of JITRI and Prof. S. Jack Hu, Vice Dean of University of Michigan.
As a strong magnetic field which absorbing innovative resource globally, JITRI focuses on bridging the gap between fundamental technology research and their commercialization. JITRI has seven oversea office including Silicon Valley, Copenhagen, Toronto, Stuttgart, Boston, Huston and London. JITRI has also formed strategic partnership with 17 well-known universities, including Harvard University, Oxford University and University of Michigan.
Founded in 1817, University of Michigan is one of long history state university in US. She is praised as "state owned ivy league university". Over 70% of study programme in University of Michigan are ranked top10 programme in US.