Zhuhai M.U.S.T. Science and Technology Research Institute

In order to implement the national comprehensive plan for the construction of the Guangdong-Macao In-Depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin and the national Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, to support Macao's moderately diversified economic development and the construction of the international innovation center in the Greater Bay Area, and to actively promote Macao's participation in the construction of the "Guangzhou Shenzhen Hong Kong Macao Science and Technology Innovation Corridor", the Macau University of Science and Technology has built a forefront for scientific research, the Zhuhai MUST Science and Technology Research Institute, a comprehensive and international industry university research demonstration base integrating talents.

Zhuhai M.U.S.T. Science and Technology Research Institute relies on the university's teaching and scientific research foundation. It currently has two branches of state key laboratories and nearly 18 scientific platforms in the field of innovative engineering, focusing on general health, biomedicine, modern Chinese medicine, new materials, artificial intelligence, and space research. It strives to meet the development needs of core industries such as applications, carry out frontier scientific and technological innovation for industrial applications and transformation of scientific research achievements in key areas, extensively pool resources to cultivate and gather industrial talents, while expanding its influence across the country.

1 Base

Zhuhai M.U.S.T. Science and Technology Research Institute

2 State Key Laboratories (Branches)

State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (Hengqin)
State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences (Hengqin)

3 Vocations

Research & Innovation
Industry-University-Research development
Talent gathering and training

4 Industries

Technology research and development and high-end manufacturing industry
Chinese medicine and other Macao brand industry
Cultural tourism exhibition business industry
Modern financial industry


18 R&D Platforms

Computer Science and Engineering Platform
System Engineering Platform
Environmental and Sustainable Platform
Next Generation Internet Platform
Material Science and Engineering Platform
Dr. Neher’s Biophysics Laboratory for Innovative Drug Discovery

Macau University of Science and Technology

Founded in 2000, Macau University of Science and Technology (M.U.S.T.) has rapidly developed into the largest multi-disciplinary university in Macao and is ranked among the Top 20 Universities in Greater China. M.U.S.T. endeavors to educate students specialized in various fields, attaches equal importance to teaching and research, focuses on the quality of programs, pursues excellence, and has continuously reached new heights in academic development. For ten consecutive years, M.U.S.T. ranked among the Top 100 universities in the “Ranking of Top Universities in Greater China” released by Shanghai Ranking and ranked 17th in 2020. M.U.S.T. ranked among the top 300 universities in the “World University Rankings” for three consecutive years (2020, 2021 and 2022) and placed 32nd at the “Asia University Rankings” in 2020 and 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE). It is also ranked 38th and 32nd in the “World Young University Rankings” (THE) in 2020 and 2021 respectively. The University sits on Taipa with a campus of 210,000m2. The beautiful surroundings and convenient transport render it an ideal place for students to pursue higher education and carry out research.

Mission and Vision

Upholding the motto of “Dedication to practical studies, Enhancement of knowledge, Ability and Quality”, M.U.S.T. adheres to its mission, “to promote cultural exchange, nurture intellectual growth, foster economic development, and further societal progress”. The University aligns closely with the needs of Macao and the rapid development of the Motherland, draws on and incorporates experiences from world-class higher education institutions, creates and offers a great diversity of educational programs, and aims to cultivate high-quality talents who are solid in theory, competitive in practice and innovation, proficient in Chinese and English, noble in character, admirable in morality, and adaptive in the context of a globalized economy. In the meantime, M.U.S.T. puts forth great efforts in conducting multi-disciplinary cutting-edge research and strives to join the ranks of renowned universities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mission and Vision

Core Values

Pursuit of Excellence, Innovation and Development, International Vision, and Social Responsibility