Research and development is one of the core competitiveness of SBS Group. The SBS R&D team, consisting of excellent R&D engineers in many industries, is one of the largest research and development institutions in the domestic automation domain and intelligent equipment industry. Catch up with international product research and development as the goal, focus on leading automation products research and development of manufacturing technology, leading the direction of industry future development.

There are three major research institutes: institute of intelligent equipment, electrical control institute, integrated control research institute. There are four centers: the new product research and development centers, intelligent equipment debugging test center, digital center, and technical data center.

SBS have been issued more than 50 software copyright and national patents, undertaking a national torch project, and increases progressively with the annual speed of more than 20 copyrights and patents.