HNA Research Centre for Future Data Ecosystems


As our most recent partnership, this collaboration will drive innovations in data products, block chain technology and artificial intelligence.



The HNA Group is Chinese conglomerate headquartered in HaikouHainan, China. Founded in 2000, it is involved in the aviation, real estate, financial services, tourism, logistics, and other industries.It is part owner of Grand China Air (Hainan Airlines), China's fourth largest airline, and owns 25% of Hilton Worldwide.

HNA Group was ranked 170th in 2017 Fortune Global 500 list.

Main points of interest:

  • look to create infrastructure for our future data economy
  • develop new data capital and products
  • research and apply new technologies in artificial intelligence