Yantai speeds up innovation development of industrial design

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-11-12

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The 2022 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC) kicked off in the coastal city of Yantai in East China's Shandong province on Nov 11.

The conference, which runs until Nov 13, shines a spotlight on the important role of industrial design in promoting the development of value and industrial chains.

Regarded as the starting point of innovation chain and the source of value chain, industrial design plays an important role in promoting high-quality development of manufacturing industry. In recent years, Yantai has leveraged its advantages and accelerated the innovation development of industrial design.

The city is now home to a number of innovative platforms for industrial design such as the Chinese-German Center for Industrial Design, the Yantai International Design Town, and the World Design Park, according to data released by the local government.

Yantai has paid great attention to the development of industrial design. It has cultivated more than 300 industrial design centers at different levels, including five at the national level and 44 at the provincial level.

Currently, industrial chain has developed into a driving force for advancing the high-quality development of the city's manufacturing industry, and promoting Yantai to become a strong manufacturing city and an international design city.


The 2022 WIDC is underway in the coastal city of Yantai in East China's Shandong province from Nov 11 to Nov 13. [Photo by Wang Qian/chinadaily.com.cn]