International Strategic Technology Alliance (ISTA) is an alliance integrating the expertise of 26 institution members from the Chinese mainland, the UK and the US to promote applied research and consultancy services on an international scale that benefit both the institutions and the society at large.

With a view to synergize the research capabilities of top tertiary institutes in China and the world, ISTA provides the industry sector with diversified and competitive technology, product and technological consultancy services. This will facilitate the development of various industries, while at the same time, promote their partnership with ISTA members.