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Center for Business Studies & Innovation in Asia-Pacific

The Center for Business Studies & Innovation in Asia-Pacific (CBSI-AP) bridges innovation between San Francisco and Asia-Pacific through the production of high impact research, publications, development programs, training, and resources. It also provides a platform for collaboration among industry leaders, policymakers, and academic business communities in San Francisco and Asia-Pacific.


CBSI-AP will be a premier San Francisco and Silicon Valley-based thought-leader, knowledge hub, and relationship builder for businesses in Asia-Pacific.


CBSI-AP leverages its unique location in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to build cross-border collaboration and facilitate broader and deeper interaction between the Asia-Pacific business leaders, policymakers, and academic communities. It informs and equips current and future leaders with cutting-edge research, training, and practices in management and innovation to engage and strengthen dialogue and cooperation between counterparts in the Asia-Pacific.


  • China Scholars
  • China Business and Industry Leaders
  • Public Policy Institutions
  • The University of San Francisco Community
  • Development Professionals


  • New research on the globalization of China
  • A comprehensive resource hub
  • China-related symposia and conferences
  • Development programs
  • Public policy focused on China globalization

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