The National Eco-Industrial Design Institute (hereinafter called the EIDI) is one of the first batch of national industrial design institutes approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The goals of EIDI are coordinated development of ecologies of human, industry and environment driven by eco-industrial design, support to the national strategies and rural revitalization strategy in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and facilitation of the green development on a global scale. By relying on the Eco-Design Town, EIDI provides public services in the field of industrial design as a core function, takes key generic technologies of industrial design as the research emphasis, and carrying out the works on basic research, technological support, achievement transformation, consultations, talent cultivation, exchange and cooperation etc. A open and shared research development platform, an achievement transformation platform in coordination and highly efficient, a talent cultivation platform interacts with industry, academies and institutes, and a public service platform that supports the innovation development of manufacturing are established.
As one of the selected national industrial design institutes of the first batch, EIDI takes initiatives to bring its superiority in the eco-design area into a full play by integrating resources of home and abroad, and fostering innovative and entrepreneurial enterprises with eco-design as the core drive. Leveraging the power of industrial design, EIDI will also implement the national strategies for rural revitalization and public services, thus integrating the primary, secondary and tertiary industries and realizing the green development.