SMSC was established on April 22, 2006 in Sudan University of Sciences and Technology. It is an autonomous and non-profit center. SMSC is engaged in a wide range activities focusing on objective and independent policy research and fostering dialogue and debate between the public sector, the private sector and academia. It intends to promote study of Malaysia and thus leading to greater understanding between Sudanese and Malaysian and other part of the world. Generally SMSC programs are directed towards four central areas of national interest:
1. Sudanese Malaysian Economic Affairs.
2. Science, Technology, Industry, Energy and Natural Resources.
3. Community Building
4. Understanding and Cooperation between Sudan and Malaysia
The SMSC also seek to undertake projects with special focus on the strength and weaknesses of Sudanese growth and development model in collaboration with an Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), Malaysian, and international bodies (such as the World Bank, African Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), United Nation Development Program (UNDP) and World Trade Organization (WTO) and other organizations alike).