Research Institutes & Centres

Academic departments of the University are actively engaged in research in a wide range of disciplines. The University also has an array of research institutes and research centres specializing in interdisciplinary research of the highest quality. In addition, smaller research / consultancy units have been set up by individual Faculties and departments. The University has also established a number of joint research units in partnership with external academic institutions to pool resources for the advancement of knowledge in different subject areas.

Joint Research Units

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Zhejiang University Joint Research Center for Digital Economy
  • Advanced Photonics Research of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Zhejiang University, Joint Centre for
  • Analytic and Clinical Cooperative Laboratory for Integrative Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Zhejiang University, Joint Research Centre for
  • CAS-CUHK Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Integration Technology
  • China Academy of Space Technology—The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Research Laboratory of Space Microwave Technology and Smart Manufacturing
  • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)—The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Archaeology Joint Research Base
  • Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
  • Collaborative Gastrointestinal Research Center (The Samurai GI Research Centre)
  • CUHK MoE-Microsoft Key Laboratory of Human-Centric Computing and Interface Technologies
  • CUHK-ACC Joint Research Center for Health Maintenance of Musculoskeletal System on Space Medicine
  • CUHK-BLCU Joint Research Centre for Chinese Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • CUHK-Guangdong Medical Laboratory Animal Centre Guangdong-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory on Protein Research and Development
  • CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy
  • CUHK-National Taiwan University Collaborative Clinical Research Centre
  • CUHK-NCKU Joint Research Centre for Positive Social Science
  • CUHK-PKU-UST Joint Research Centre for Language and Human Complexity
  • CUHK-SJTU Joint Research Centre in Diabetes Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • CUHK-Zhejiang University Joint Laboratory on Natural Products and Toxicology Research
  • CUHK-Zhejiang University Joint Research Centre of Liver and Digestive Diseases
  • Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Joint Laboratory of Human-Machine Intelligence-Synergy Systems
  • High Density Electronic Packaging Materials and Devices, Joint Laboratory for
  • Hong Kong Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Center for Excellence in Animal Evolution and Genetics
  • Intelligent Sensing and Systems, Joint Centre for
  • Joint Laboratory for Biomaterials SIAT—HKU—CUHK
  • Joint Shantou International Eye Center of The Shantou University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • KIZ-CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bio-resources and Molecular Research of Common Diseases
  • Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin R&D Centre for Chinese Medicine
  • MoE Key Laboratory of High Confidence Software Technologies (CUHK Sub-lab)
  • MoE Key Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine (The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Jinan University)
  • Multimedia Technology, Joint Laboratory on
  • Photovoltaic and Solar Energy, Joint Laboratory for
  • Precision Engineering, Joint Laboratory for
  • Promoting Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicines between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Joint Research Laboratory for
  • Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute
  • Shanghai-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory in Chemical Synthesis
  • Shenzhen Center of Novel Functional Molecules, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • State Key Laboratory of Cancer Biology (CUHK Joint Research Base in Shenzhen)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)—Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) Joint Research Laboratory on Innovative Nanotechnology for Medicine and Healthcare
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences / Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital (GAMS/GPPH) Joint Research Laboratory on Immunological and Genetic Kidney Diseases
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory (GDL) Advanced Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—The Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Joint Research Laboratory on Robotics and Intelligent Systems
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)—University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley)—Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) Joint Research Institute on Robotics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Joint Centre for Medical Genetics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Beihang University (BUAA) Joint Research Centre on Biomedical Engineering
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Fudan University Joint Research Centre in Life and Biomedical Sciences
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH) Joint Research Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU)—Western Sydney University (WSU) Joint Laboratory for Infant Research
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Shandong University Joint Laboratory on Reproductive Genetics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Joint Research Centre on Medical Robotics
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Shenzhen Nanshan Hospital Joint Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Training Centre cum Microsurgical and Endoscopic Skills Laboratory
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Sun Yat Sen University (SYSU) Centre for Historical Anthropology
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Sun Yat Sen University (SYSU) Centre for Protein Research
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Tsinghua University (Tsinghua) Joint Research Center on Chinese Economy
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—University Medical Center Utrecht Joint Research Laboratory of Respiratory Virus and Immunobiology
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—University of Exeter Joint Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Resilience
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—University of Macau Joint Cancer Laboratory
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—University of Southampton (UOS) Joint Laboratory for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Utrecht University Joint Centre for Language, Mind and Brain
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong—Xi'an Jiaotong University Joint Research Centre on Migration
  • The Joint Scoliosis Research Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Nanjing University
  • The University of Cambridge—The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory for Bilingualism
  • Tsinghua—CUHK Joint Research Center for Media Sciences, Technologies and Systems (Shenzhen)