Jointly established by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Shanghai Municipal Government officially launched in 2012 at the Zhangjiang High-tech Park, the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI-CAS) conducts innovative research in a broad range of scientific fields and aims to foster collaboration between academia and industry. By bringing together talents from different backgrounds, SARI-CAS is dedicated to providing effective solutions for sustainable development of the society.
SARI-CAS focuses on interdisciplinary research and technology incubation, with research areas in Space Technology, Information Technology, Energy and Environment, Frontier Studies and Advanced Manufacturing. Striving to become a comprehensive research and education institution that integrates research, industry and education together, SARI-CAS has made impressive progress in microsatellite, advanced medical equipment, tri-networks convergence, smart low carbon city, internet of things, carbon data evaluation, and energy conservation and emission reduction.
With the spirit of open for cooperation, SARI has established extensive partnerships with national and international partners and has incubated many start-up companies, including advanced medical equipment and IT solutions provider Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare and NEEQ-listed smart governmental services provider Shanghai Sarisoft Co., Ltd.
Facing a new historic opportunity, the CAS Leadership laid out the blueprint for the preparing of the Zhangjiang National Lab based on SARI, leveraging the major science and technology infrastructure cluster in Shanghai and integrating relevant research resources and advantages, aiming to play a key role in the construction of the Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Center and the Zhangjiang Integrated National Science Center.