Southeast University, Wuxi Branch was founded in April 1988. It is one of the first batch of key universities which are approved by the former State Education Commission, and is a high-level training and technological innovation base built by Southeast University and WuXi municipal government.

Wuxi branch is located in the scenic Wuxi High-tech Zone National Sensor Network University Science Park, covering 200 acres. The branch has promoted the large-scale cultivation of postgraduates in Wuxi since it introduced the national talent training base for integrated circuits into Wuxi in 2009. It also forms a pattern of equal emphasis on undergraduate and postgraduate education, and gradually develops into postgraduate education.

Wuxi Branch adheres to the idea of combination of cultivation and construction and establishes various types of scientific research platforms step by step. So far, Wuxi branch has completed the construction of Wuxi Key Laboratory of Bio-chip, the National ASIC System Engineering Technology Research Center (Wuxi), Southeast University Sensor Network Technology Research Center and Wuxi Taihu Lake Water Environmental Engineering Research Center.It has also gained approval ofJiangsu Key Laboratory of Sensor Setwork Technologyand Sensor Network Technology, the Ministry of Education Engineering Research Center.

Wuxi Branch enhances the school-enterprise cooperation and strives to build an innovation and research combined pattern which sets technological research as the guide, uses transformation of scientific and technological achievements as the connection,aims at independent innovations, and eventually realizes the commercialization of products. Wuxi Ji-sheng Photonics Technology Co., Ltd., Wuxi Jade Perception Technology Co., Ltd. , Wuxi Meili Technology Co., Ltd. , Wuxi Aiji Biological Technology Co., Ltd., Wuxi Dongji Co., Ltd., and Wuxi Ke Sheng Photon Technology Co., have been established by wuxi branch successively.

Based in Wuxi and keeping an eye on the world, Wuxi branch fully highlights the advantages of Southeast Universitys disciplines and scientific research according to the strategic needs of Wuxis City development, adheres to the principle of providing service for Wuxis City development, promotes the cooperation between government, industry and university, and focuses on the high level training, high level scientific research and high-tech achievements transformation base construction.Hence Southeast University has turned into an integrated service platform for economic and social development of wuxi city.