The institute was launched by Shanghai Jiaotong University, Wuxi municipal government and the administrative committee of Wuxi New District in May, 2010.
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It is the university's first cooperation project with a municipal government. It aims at integrating the research results of the university with the business opportunities in industrial park, on the basis of the experience of cooperation projects among governmental departments, enterprises, research institutes, as well as colleges and universities.
The research institute has four centers. It plans to serve as a base for R&D, personnel training, industrialization, international cooperation and a public service platform by taking advantages on the sensing network technologies and professionals in the university's School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Mechanical Engineering, and School of Software.