Since 1985, SIA has developed broad international exchanges and cooperation. Each year, nearly 100 scientists/researchers/engineers from SIA will visit or participate in research in the foreign countries. SIA has already established exchange or collaboration programs with various universities, research institutes, and high-tech companies from U.S.A., Russia, Japan, Republic Korea, Germany, France, Italy, and Hang Kong of China. Many internationally-respected scholars, including Noble Laureate, have visited SIA as part of the academic exchange programs. These collaborations and exchanges not only reflect SIA's technical strengths and capabilities, but also enhance SIA's worldwide reputation and status.