The Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) is strategically located in Wujiaochang , in the Yangpu District in Shanghai, which is home to over 10 major universities and colleges in the immediate vicinity. It covers a total planned GFA of 707,268 sq.m.. Aligning with the development strategy of the “Shanghai’s Plan for Action for Revitalizing the City through Science and Education", this city-core development aims to create an environment that fosters technological innovation and entrepreneurship similar to that of Silicon Valley, U.S., 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 entrepreneurship, KIC creates a multi-function community which can attract, nurture and retain knowledgeable talents as they can live, learn, work and relax there. KIC consists of KIC Plaza, KIC Village, Corporate Avenue, INNOSPACE+, Jiangwan Regency, University Avenue, University Avenue·Next Stop and the Jiangwan Sports Centre. (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM) is the masterplan consultant of the overall community development.
INNO KIC is located at Xinjiangwan Business Centre in Yangpu District Shanghai.With a planned GFA of 45,800 sq.m, it is adjacent to Sanmen station of Metro line 10. The project aims to provide the whole life circle of office solutions for start-ups, SMEs as well as large-scale enterprises, and form a commercial social platform which integrates working, entrepreneurship, learning and leisure within the community.