Mission & vision

The vision, mission statement and strategic objectives for AREC are outlined below.



Reengineer future supply chains by integrating supply chain resource efficiency and sustainability into strategic decision making in government, industry and education for improved resiliency and competitiveness internationally.


Create a world-leading resource-efficient, sustainable and resilient supply chain infrastructure addressing critical resource existentiality and challenges using a combination of method, tool, model, technology, process and system.

Strategic objectives

  • To build partnership and collaborative approach addressing world biggest challenges of resource existentiality.
  • To focus research and innovation on the supply chain of the world essential resources especially in advanced materials/manufacturing, energy and nuclear, water, agritech/food.
  • To connect lower and higher TRL activities accelerating maximum impact of supply chain resource efficiency, resiliency and sustainability to users and society.
  • To sustain pipeline of relevant skills ensuring future supply chain resource efficiency, resiliency and sustainability.

Flagship institutes

The University’s four flagship institutes bring together our key strengths to tackle global issues, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.