The Institute established five research and development centers in June 2012, including R&D centers for laser display components and systems, laser detection instruments, advanced all-solid-state laser technologies, laser equipment and process technologies, and new photoelectric functional materials. It also set up an advanced laser technology academician work center and a postdoctoral mobile work center. The Institute is located at No. 18 Xinghe Road, in the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone.