Aimed at serving the industry, featured with green low-carbon mode, internet intelligence and collective sharing in this era. Innovation design is a combination of technology, arts and innovative service models, covering diverse fields of design such as engineering design, industrial design, service design,cultural innovation and so on. As the key to turning technology achievements into real productivity, innovation design is supporting and leading a new industrial revolution well.
The International Design Institute (IDI) of Zhejiang University was established in November 2011. We have since been devoted to talents cultivation of innovation design , academic research and social service.Following the lead of our two deans in succession, Prof. Jeu Schouten and Prof. Bo Liu, IDI is one of the undertaker of the Ph.D. programs in design science and one of the participants of undergraduate programs in industrial design and product design, as well as graduate programs including Master of design science and Master of engineering in industrial design. It is also a member of the Zhejiang University State Key Lab of Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics. IDI is conducting all-round cooperation with Innovation Design Alliance of China and Japan Industrial Designers’ Association (JIDA) and developing enterprise-driven innovation design courses and workshops jointly with companies including Alibaba, Apple, Philips, and Canon.