ChinaRS was founded in 2007 by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Tianjin Municipal Government to accelerate the transformation and industrialization of the technologies developed by RADI. The company is headquartered in Tianjin and has five subsidiaries respectively located in Tianjin City, Beijing City, and provinces of Guangdong, Jiangsu and Hebei.