Since its establishment, IPM has received six national prizes for S&T advancements and 36 various S&T awards at ministerial or provincial level. It annually presents several important reports, including High Technology Development Report, China Sustainable Development Report and The Report on Innovation and Development in China. Over the past three years since 2010, its researchers have published over 750 research papers.
The institute has played a key role in promoting the implementation of China’s strategy for innovation-driven development by undertaking or participating in the drafting of important documents of the State Council, including the 12th Five-year Plan for Building Indigenous Innovative Capabilities in China, National Medium- and Long- term Plan for Big Science Infrastructure and the 12th Five-year Plan for Developing National Strategic Emerging Industries. It has also been involved in the CAS study of A Strategic Roadmap Toward 2050 for Key S&T Areas.