The Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC)is located in Wujiaochang Sub-centre in the Yangpu District which is home to over 10 neighbouring major universities and colleges. Covering a planned total GFA of 707,268 sq.m., this city-core development aims to create an environment that fosters technological innovation and entrepreneurship similar to that of Silicon Valley, US., and to provide a knowledge based "Work-Live-Learn-Play" community inspired by the Left Bank in Paris. Placing strong emphasis on education, technology, culture, research and business incubation, KIC is a multi-function community where people live, study, work and relax. KIC consists of KIC Plaza, KIC Village, Corporate Avenue, INNOSPACE+, Jiangwan Regency, University Avenue, University Avenue·Next Stop and the Jiangwan Sports Centre. SOM Co., Ltd. (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP) is masterplan consultant of the overall community development.
INNO KIC is located in Xinjiangwan Business centre in Yangpu District, the planned area is 45,800 square meter which is adjacent to Sanmen station of line 10.The project is aimed to providing whole life circle working office solutions to start-ups、SMEs and large scaled enterprises, and forming a commercial social platform which integrate working, entrepreneurship, learning and leisure within the project.