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The Origins of SSGKC

In September 2008, Guangdong and Singapore envisioned the joint development of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC) project which, with the strong support of leaders from both Guangdong and Singapore, broke ground on 30 June 2010. The project aims to foster closer cooperation between China and Singapore and expand Guangdong's global outreach. In addition, the project was purposed to accelerate the industrial transformation and upgrading of the Pearl River Delta region, and represents Guangzhou's and Guangdong's future internationally competitive economic platform. The Guangzhou Knowledge City continues as the next iconic project of Sino-Singapore strategic cooperation after the Suzhou Industrial Park and Tianjin Eco-city.


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  • 1 2018
     On January 8, 2018,China’s Largest Smart TV R & D and manufacturing base settled in Guangzhou Knowledge City.
  • 1 2018
     On January 10, 2018,University of Chinese Academy of Sciences is looking at locating their campus at Guangzhou Knowledge City Southern Educational zone.
  • 2 2018
     On 1st February, China Unicom's Internet Application Innovation Base Project held a ceremony at the Southern Start-up area of Guangzhou Knowledge City.
  • 2 2018
     On February 8, 2018, Singapore ambassador to China, Mr Stanley Loh Ka Leung visited SSGKC.
  • 2018_On February 8, 2018, Singapore ambassador to China, Mr Stanley Loh Ka Leung visited SSGKC.

  • 2017_ Guangzhou Fortune Global Forum 1st Day - Alibaba Group Chairman Ma Yun signed a framework cooperation agreement with Guangzhou City. Alibaba Cloud Internet Headquarter is blossoming in Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City.

  • 2017_On December 26, 2017, Baoneng New Energy Automobile Industrial Park, Guangdong 12-inch chip manufacturing project and Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University started construction in Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City.

  • 2017_Guangzhou Knowledge City MTR Line opened on December 28,2017.

  • 2017_The Greenland Group and GKC Co jointly launched Guangzhou International Intelligent Center (GIC) in SSGKC.

  • 2017_The fifth Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum was held in Guangzhou.

  • 2017_SSGKC co-organized the Guangzhou Fortune Global Forum 2017 SG Roadshow and was promoted as a benchmark of Guangdong-Singapore collaboration.

  • 2016_The fourth Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum.

  • 2016_GKC Co. moved to the Ascendas OneHub GKC.

  • 2016_Health Industry Development Forum of GDD was jointly held by SSGKC &GDD.

  • 2016_SSGKC Launchpad 2016 and DCIC GALA was held.

  • 2016_SSGKC and Siemens China signing a MOU to jointly develop Smart ECO Technology Demonstration Center.

  • Signing of the agreement to develop the Sino-Singapore International Joint Research Institute (JRI) in SSGKC.

  • ESM Goh Chok Tong and delegation visited SSGKC.

  • 2015_Launch of Singapore Center at SSGKC

  • 2015_First Meeting of the 2015 Sino-Singapore Joint Executive Committee Meeting

  • 2015_Signing Ceremony of Four MOUs at the 7th SSGCC

  • 2015_ Lui Tuck Yew and Delegation Visiting to GKC

  • 2014_SSGKC unveils Representative Office in Singapore

  • 2014_Guangzhou Greenland City held a signing ceremony

  • 2014_MOU Signing between SSGKC and The University of Warwick

  • 2014_The First 2014 Sino-Singapore Youth Exchange Program

  • 2014_Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visiting SSGKC

  • 2014_ SIPO and IPOS signed a MOU to enhance

  • 2014_Signing Ceremony of four MOUs at the 6th SSGCC

  • 2014_The Guangzhou IP Court will move to SSGKC’s IP Hub

  • 2014_The Second Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum

  • 2013_MOU signing with UKTI

  • 2013_Signing Ceremony of six MOUs

  • 2013_Mr Teo Chee Hean, visiting GKC

  • 2012_Signing Ceremony of four MOUs at the 4th SSGCC

  • 2013_Ground Breaking Ceremony of New Central Area of SSGKC

  • 2013_Signing Ceremony of 5 MOUs at the 5th SGCC

  • 2013_Singapore’s ESM Goh Chok Tong visiting GKC

  • 2013_The 1st Sino-Singapore Knowledge Forum

  • 2012_NTU opens its South China Office in GKC

  • 2012_Groundbreaking of Ascendas OneHub GKC

  • 2012_Signing Ceremony in Singapore June 2012

  • 2011_SUA Project receives approval

  • 2011_GKC Co’s first Board of Directors established

  • 2011_GKC Incorporation established

  • 2010_SSSGKC Joint Venture Agreement

  • 2010_GKC 10 projects signed

  • 2010_GKC Groundbreaking

  • 2008_Wang Yang meets with Lee Hsien Loong