SAS plans to establish the “SAS Intelligent Manufacturing Big Data Innovation Center” in Shenzhen. This innovation center is established to integrate SAS’s global technical and service resources and provide local governments with big data application innovation services in the fields of big data software research and development, industry innovation technology, big data talent training, innovation achievement incubation, and big data innovation achievement introduction.
On April 20, 2017, during the “U.S. – China Investment Cooperation Forum 2017”, INVEST SHENZHEN and SAS (Beijing) Co., Ltd. signed an investment cooperation agreement, witnessed by Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the Party secretary of Guangdong Province.
On November 8, 2017 during Donald Trump’s visit to China, SAS signed a cooperation agreement, witnessed by Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, and declared its plan to establish an intelligent manufacturing big data innovation center in Shenzhen.