The years from 1998 to 2018 have witnessed the development of the software industry in Dalian, and the outstanding progress with braveness and innovations of Dalian Software Park.
Formally founded in 1998, Dalian Software Park is located in the Higher-education Science &Technology Cultural Zone in Xinghaiwanpan of Dalian City with a total area of 3 square kilometers.
At present, it has become the comprehensive commercial park with the highest proportion of foreign enterprises, the highest export volume of software and service, the most enterprises of over one thousand staff and the richest and the most international service outsourcing business forms.
Dalian Software Park has become the international "New Science and Technology City" combining industry, education, business and residence, gathering over 700 software and information service enterprises and 200, 000 employees working and living here.
By the beginning of 2020, the park had over 700 enterprises, including 60 enterprises among the top-500 in the world, and about 100,000 employees. The foreign enterprises account for 42%, among which the Japanese enterprises account for 27%.