The Institute of Collaborative Innovation aims to create a fertile education and research environment for developing innovative technologies and serving society. To comply with the Macao SAR’s Five-year Development Plan (2016-2020) and to align with the development strategy of the Greater Bay Area, and the requirement to establish a Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao innovation and technology corridor, the Institute is devoted to promoting interdisciplinary research among the higher education institutions in Macao, the Greater Bay Area and beyond; cultivating innovative talents; fostering an environment which is conducive to innovative thinking, innovative capabilities and innovative industries; and promoting cooperation among industry, academia and research. As such, the University can make good use of these opportunities to make further progress. Through interdisciplinary cooperation, the ICI will play a key role in advancing scientific development, talent nurturing and economic development.