WND encourages cooperation between enterprises, universities and scientific research institutions from home and abroad. To date, there is a string of research institutes which have settled down, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University Wuxi Research Institute, Institute of Sensing Technology and Business, BUPT (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) and Hi-tech Research Institute of Nanjing University.
WND also set up an industry-academy-research sharing platform. Enterprises in the district can apply for government subsidies, when signing cooperation contracts with universities and scientific research institutions through the sharing platform. The sharing platform not only provides the updates of the district's scientific research and supporting polices but also acts as a site for enterprises to show their achievements.
In addition, the district also launched a public science and technology resources sharing mechanism for enterprises. They can use the sharing platform to do R&D, experiments, commercialization of scientific results, data application and development, as well as for the application of intellectual propert