For universities, to implement “two concentrations and one high” and “four questions about innovation”, an important work is to establish an international high-level platform. (“Two concentrations and one high”: concentrating on innovation and people’s prosperity and comprehensively building a moderately prosperous society at a high level. “Four questions about innovation”: how to give full play to Suzhou’s leading role in Jiangsu’s innovation; pursue original innovative achievements; create unique brand on innovation; better present inclusiveness in building the innovation system)
On May 21, Soochow University Institute for Advanced Study was inaugurated. Professor John Michael Kosterlitz (Nobel laureate in physics) and Professor Ling Xinsheng (famous physicist) took the lead in its establishment. The institute will enable Soochow University to embark on a journey to take a world-leading role in physics and foster innovation-oriented talents.