The Institute of Software of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS) joins the OpenChain Partner Program as the second official OpenChain Third Party Certifier in China. This dramatically expands the services available to companies of all sizes in the region and beyond.
“China is the single most important market in the global supply chain, and we are proud to start the year with a significant announcement underlying our progress in this region,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “Two key goals for China will be continuing to grow our local community of user companies, and continuing to ensure that the infrastructure to support their work continually improves. ISCAS is a partner we are delighted to work with in this regard.”
Founded on March 1, 1985, the Institute of Software of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (hereinafter ISCAS) is a comprehensive research institute dedicated to the research and development of computer science theory and high and new technology of software.
ISCAS has computer science, computer software, computer application technology, and information security as the key disciplines. The discipline directions are computer science and software theory, basic software technology and systems, theories, methods and technologies of Internet information processing, and comprehensive information system technology.
ISCAS has actively participated in local and international exchanges and cooperation, established extensive scientific and technological exchanges and cooperation with many domestic provinces and cities, and more than 40 countries and regions such as the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia, and established branches in Guangzhou, Guiyang, Qingdao, Nanjing and other places.
Chinese Information Processing Society of China, the Algorithm Professional Committee of Chinese Association for Cryptologic Research, and the Software Definition Promotion Committee of Chinese Institute of Electronics are affiliated with ISCAS. The academic journals sponsored by the Institute include Journal of Software, Journal of Chinese Information Processing, Computer Systems & Applications, and International Journal of Software and Informatics.
Over the past 30 years since its establishment, especially since it entered the pilot project of knowledge innovation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, ISCAS has achieved fruitful results in the field of computer science and software, and won 49 achievements at or above the academy, provincial and ministerial level (only the first completing organization is counted), including 1 first prize, 2 second prizes and 1 third prize of the National Natural Science Award; 9 second prizes and 2 third prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award. It is particularly worth mentioning that the first National Natural Science Award in the field of computer science came from the Institute of Software.