Novel Optics is a leading manufacturer of precision optical instruments and core optical components. It is also a China National High-Hech Enterprise, Vice Chairman unit of China Instruments Manufacturer Association and Chairman unit of the Optical Instrument Sub-Committee, and Deputy Director for China National Optical Microscope Standardize Committee. The company was leading in setting one standard for International ISO9345 Microscope. Novel Optics owns the brands including “NOVEL”, “NEXCOPE” and “JIANGNAN”. In 2016, Novel Optics undertook the key special projects of National Key R&D Plan, “Development and Industrialization of High-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy”. In 2017, Novel Optics was awarded “Single Champion of Breeding Enterprises” by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of PRC.” Listed on the main board of the A shares of the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2018 （STOCK CODE: 603297）.
The company also has established a stable industry-university research cooperative relationship with institutions including Zhejiang University, Fudan University etc..The company has established a national postdoctoral scientific research station and a provincial-level research institute. Many scientific and technological achievements have won provincial and municipal science and technology awards.At present, the company has three manufacturing bases in Ningbo and Nanjing, covering an area of 100,000 square meters, and is constructing a new factory area of Ningbo National High-tech Zone of 50,000 square meters. There are about 1,300 employees, with an annual output of more than 100,000 microscopes and tens of millions of optical components. The company's products are sold to more than 100 countries and regions such as the United States, Japan, Germany and Russia, and have established long-term and stable strategic cooperative relations with many world-renowned companies.