Institute of Automation, Heilongjiang Academy of Sciences established in 1978, attached to the Heilongjiang Academy of Sciences, is a comprehensive automation technology research and development institution which integrates scientific research, development and production. The institute has 120 research fellows, among them, there are more than 80 with intermediate and senior technical titles, 9 experts enjoy state special allowance and provincial special allowance.
The institute has a construction area of 6000, and has a provincial key lab, two provincial key disciplines, two provincial technological innovation platforms, 4 provincial technology and engineering service centers, 6 research labs, mainly engaged in the study of automation and related technologies. In recent years, the institute won more than 20 national, provincial and ministerial awards for its scientific and technological achievements. It committed and completed more than 100 scientific achievements and were granted for more than 50 patents and contributed greatly to the economy of the country and the province.