Haier transforms the traditional Waterfall R&D Approach to an Iterative Approach and builds an open platform to assist this transformation. Haier Innovation aims to achieve zero-distance interaction between global users and innovation resources and realize the iteration of user experience instead of products. (Right: Haier Innovation Model)
Haier has set up a customer-oriented 10+N open innovation system around the world. Where there are customers, there will be Haier innovation and R&D. (Right: Haier Global Resources Network)
HOPE (Haier Open Partnership Ecosystem) was established in October 2009. After years of development, this open innovation team has been transformed into an open innovation service platform. HOPE Platform is a eco-community that attracts innovators, a large-scale resource network that covers the globe and a one-stop service platform that supports product innovation.Visit HOPE Platform
In 2014, Haier Air Box was first released on CES. As China’s first air-controlled personal health smart hardware, Air Box is able to examine indoor air quality and connect air conditioner and air purifier with various appliances. Also as one of the key smart hardware terminals of Haier’s “Smart Air Ecosystem”, Air Box is rapidly iterated through constant user interaction and fully opening its API.
National Science & Technology Award are considered the highest honor in China's science and technology field. Haier, as a home appliance enterprise, has won 16 National Science & Technology Awards, accounting for 2/3 of all awards in the industry.
Haier leads the establishment of international smart home standards at four major international standard institutions (ISO, IEC, IEEE, OCF). To date, Haier ranks first in the industry for the formulation of 570 national/industrial standards.