Anhui Industrial Design Industry Alliance was founded in June 2018, with Anhui provincial department of economy and information technology as the chairperson, relevant universities, government departments, national industrial design center enterprises as the vice-chairperson, and Anhui economic news agency as the secretary responsible for daily affairs. The council consists of 11 national industrial design centers, 232 provincial industrial design centers, and 24 colleges and universities with related design specialties. As a voluntary cooperative community among the government, universities and enterprises, Anhui industrial design industry alliance is committed to creating a favorable environment for the development of industrial design industry, promoting in-depth cooperation and resource integration in technology, capital and products among the alliance members.
Since the establishment, Anhui industrial design industry alliance has been actively promoting industrial design industry, popularizing industrial design knowledge, cultivating industrial design talents, pushing the formulation of relevant industrial policies and the technical qualification review process of industrial design engineering, and fully participating in the undertaking of provincial industrial design week and industrial design competition, etc. Anhui industrial design industry alliance has carried out a lot of effective work in integrating the resources of the government, universities, enterprises, research institutes and other parties so as to realize resource sharing and talent complementarity among allied enterprises, exploring effective mechanisms for industrial innovation that combine government, industry, university, research and application, building platforms for industrial bases, technical services and market docking, and improving the transformation of industrial design results.