The Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (abbreviated as ISTIC), established on October 2nd, 1956, is a national-level scientific and technological information research institute directly under the Ministry of Science and Technology. It mainly provides comprehensive information services for enterprises, universities, research institutes and scientific research personnel, and provides decision-making support for administrative departments. With application-oriented product development and platform services, it integrates resources, talents and technologies, to strive to build an International Think Tank of Innovation Strategy, the National Science and Technology Information Big Data Center and the National Engineering Center of Science and Technology Information.

ISTIC has always adhered to the concept of openness and actively carried out exchanges and cooperation at home and abroad. ISTIC has established regular communication mechanisms with key universities such as Peking University, Nanjing University, Zhejiang University, Wuhan University, and Jilin University in teaching, cooperative research, talent introduction, and academic exchanges, and has carried out in-depth exchanges and cooperation with various professional and local scientific and technological information institutions. In terms of international cooperation, ISTIC has established long-term and stable business cooperation relations with relevant research institutions in the United States, Canada, Japan and other countries and regions, and has become an important platform for international cooperation and exchange in the field of science and technology information in China.

Looking forward to the future, ISTIC will cooperate with domestic and foreign counterparts to provide high-quality and efficient all-round scientific and technological information services for all kinds of innovative subjects with a more open concept.