Macau University of Science and Technology attaches great importance to the transformation of scientific research achievements, focusing on carrying out all-round, multi-field and in-depth pragmatic cooperation with the government, industry, capital and other scientific research institutions.

The university's industry-university-research work is mainly to scientifically judge the development trend of science and technology, select key and advantageous areas according to its own characteristics and advantages, as well as the needs of social and economic development (based on Macao and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area), strive to obtain more application-oriented scientific discoveries and technological inventions, do a good job in related intellectual property protection, and provide achievement transformation, cooperative research and development, industrial docking and scientific research consulting services. Up to now, it has successfully realized the transfer and transformation of a number of high-value scientific research achievements that meet market demand, actively cultivated emerging industries, and promoted the diversified and sustainable development of Macao's industrial economy.

According to the "Overall Plan for the Construction of Hengqin Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone" issued by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on September 5, 2021, Macau University of Science and Technology has set up the first "Macao University of Science and Technology Industry-University-Research Demonstration Base" in Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone.