Chinese Academy of Sciences

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The Chinese Academy of Sciences (中国科学院), formerly known as Academia Sinica (not to be confused with the Academia Sinica currently headquartered in Taipei), is the national academy for the natural sciences of the People's Republic of China. It is an institution of the State Council of China. It is headquartered in Beijing, with institutes all over China.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) currently has five section (Mathematics and Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Technology) as well as eleven branches at Shengyang, Changchun, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kunming, Xian, Lanzhou and Xinjiang. CAS also has 84 institutes, one university (The University of Science and Technology of China at Hefei, Anhui), two colleges, four documentation and information centers, three technology support centers and two news and publishing units. These CAS branches and officers are located in 20 provinces and municipalities throughout China. CAS has invested or created over 430 science and technology-based enterprises in eleven industries including eight companies listed on stock exchanges.

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