The Sci-Tech Academy of Zhejiang University (STAZ) is the department that is responsible for
making scientific research and development policies for the university, administering the scientific research and development institutions in the university, planning, organizing and administering scientific research and development programs and achievements. It is also the institution to which the independent research institutions of the university are affiliated to.
STAZ has one office and seven divisions: Administrative Office, Sci-Tech Project Management Center, Division of Basic Research and Overseas Program, Division of High and New Technology, Division of Agriculture Environment and Health, Division of 2011 Plan and Major Special Project, Division of Advanced Technology Research, Division of Sci-Tech Achievement Management and Transfer.
The mission of STAZ is: aiming at the leading-edge of international scientific and technology development, facing the strategic demands of the state and the region, targeting at “academic excellence, advanced technology and high radiation”; seeking the truth and working hard; pioneering and innovating, promoting the development of the scientific research and transfer of research achievements.