The Nottingham Ningbo China Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute (China Beacons Institute) was jointly established by the Ningbo National Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone Management Committee, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China and the Zhejiang Wanli Education Group under the framework agreement signed between the University of Nottingham and the Ningbo Municipal Government in May 2019.

China Beacons Institute aims to create a world-class science and technology innovation platform with innovative research, research transformation, technology transfer and talent development to support and drive the industrial development of Ningbo.


We pursue excellence in research

Intelligent Manufacturing

High-quality innovation of the industry and enhances competitiveness of manufacturing in Yangtze River Delta

Green Chemicals and Energy

Development of new green energy and environmental-related technology to break barriers of the industry

Life Science and Healthcare

Life science and healthcare related research projects to promote a high value-added medical industry


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Nottingham Ningbo China Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute

No.211, Xingguang Road, Yinzhou District, Ningbo, China


Find out more about the Beacons of Excellence at the University of Nottingham, UK

For faculty general business, contact General Office: +86 (0574) 8818 0000-8683.
For admission enquiry, contact Admissions Office: +86 (0574) 8818 0182.
For industrial cooperation, contact Research and Knowledge Exchange Office: +86 (0574) 8818 0000-8896 



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