The Ministry of Science and Technology of China approved the establishment of the first state key laboratory in the field of Chinese medicine at UM in 2010.

Vision & Mission
Focusing on the quality research in Chinese medicine, SKL-QRCM aims to build a world-class platform for international cooperation,  systemic research and innovative development in Chinese medicine.

Innovative Platforms
Focusing on five key areas, Focusing on five key areas, the SKL-QRCM has built the first-rate platforms namely effectiveness, safety, stability, controllability and system of the quality research in Chinese medicine.

SKL-QRCM has nurtured over 500 postgraduates winning numerous national-level awards (e.g. 1st prize at Challenge Cup).

Research Achievements
SKL-QRCM has published 1591 papers in SCI-indexed journals (including 9 in Nature and Science series) and completed 10+ quality control standards of TCM for US Pharmacopoeia (USP) and the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM). It ranks among the top in the fields of biomedical sciences and Chinese medicine.

Industry Collaboration
SKL-QRCM promotes technology transfer and collaborates with recognized institutions and industries in developing international-standard products of Chinese medicine.

Social Service
SKL-QRCM provides consulting services for the Macao SAR government and the Guangdong-Macau Traditional Chinese medicine Technology Industrial Park, and leads in science promotion and education to the youth community.