Technology service teams have been set up, including teams of Electromechanical Integration Technology, Measurement and Control & Information Technology, WEEE and Environmental Engineering Materials, Engineering Technology Application, and etc. Shuguang Research Institute, composed of over 300 young teachers with doctoral or postdoctoral degrees, was established as well. On this basis, the university finds research focuses, enhances cooperation and promotes technology transformation to provide the society and enterprises with professional technology service. Technology Transfer Center was specially set up, responsible for the promotion and transformation of science and technology achievements of the whole university.
The university established Shanghai Collaborative Innovation Centre for WEEE Recycling and 73 Science Park themed by science and technology, cultural creativity and intelligent manufacturing. Technology transfer working stations or industry-university-research working stations have been set up in Yangtze River Delta, developing extensive cooperative relationship with industries and enterprises, and providing professional technology service in the fields of Electronic and Automatic Control, Electromechanical Integration Technology, Computer and Information Technology, Environmental Engineering and New Materials, and etc.
International Exchange Based on the university’s orientation and the goal of talent cultivation, the university develops the strategy of internationalization. In recent years, SSPU has established cooperative relationship with more than 80 universities and institutions in over 30 countries and regions. Bringing in overseas education philosophy, experience and resources, all-round international exchange and cooperation is carried out by means of Chinese-foreign cooperation education, international student education, visiting scholar program, program of student study and internship abroad, Outstanding Overseas Teacher Program, introduction of overseas vocational qualification certificates, Engineering education certification, academic exchange and etc. The university cooperates with universities of applied sciences of European countries such as Germany, Sweden, Finland and etc. in Engineering education. SSPU has some joint programs of Chinese-foreign cooperation education, such as Queensland College with TAFE Queensland Brisbane, Australia and 2 Sino-US programs with Broward College, US. Besides, Monita College was co-founded with Monita International Group, Hong Kong for joint education. Cross-Strait Conference on Higher Technical and Vocational Education co-sponsored by SSPU, Beijing Union University, Shenzhen Polytechnic and Taipei University of Technology, has a big influence on the vocational education on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.