On September 28, 2018, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and Milan Polytechnic University (Politecnico di Milano) signed a memorandum of understanding in Milan, Italy. The two universities intend to cooperate closely in the fields of design, architecture and urban research, industry, information engineering and economic management. SUSTech Vice President Teng Jinguang and Executive Vice President of Politecnico di Milano Giuliano Noci signed the memorandum on behalf of both parties.
Before the signing ceremony, Vice Rector of Politecnico di Milano’s Chinese Campus Guiliano Noci joined other delegates from Politecnico di Milano as they met with Vice President Teng Jinguang and his party for an in-depth exchange. Noci said that Politecnico di Milano attaches great importance to cooperation with China and has entered the "third stage" of in-depth cooperation with China. Shenzhen is an essential city for innovation and entrepreneurship in China. SUSTech is a new star of China's innovative higher education. Cooperation with Shenzhen and SUSTech is an important strategic deployment for Politecnico di Milano. Vice President Teng Jinguang said that Politecnico di Milano is one of the world's top science and engineering universities, especially in the field of design, and enjoys a high international reputation. As the first Chinese city to receive the title of “Design Capital” of UNESCO, Shenzhen is accelerating the development of fashion and creative industries. Shenzhen relies on SUSTech to organize the Shenzhen Institute of Creative and Creative Design, which provides huge opportunities for cooperation between SUSTech and Politecnico di Milano
In addition to the field of innovative, creative design, both sides also conducted detailed discussions on cooperation and joint training of undergraduate and graduate students.
Dean of the School of Design Luisa Collina, Associate Dean Francesco Zurlo, Director of the Department of Design Silvia Piardi all attended the signing ceremony for Politecnico di Milano. Director of the Office of Global Engagement Zheng Chunmiao and Professor of the Humanities Center Tang Keyang represented SUSTech, along with Vice President Teng Jinguang.
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