时尚与科创的结合是时尚创新获得高端源动力的重要途径,为推进时尚之都建设的重大需求,超越国内外学科发展水平,东华大学直面时代机遇,顺应科技创新国策,布局“一体两翼”的“双一流”学科建设战略,加强和拓展东华大学以服装为核心的设计学科创新,创建成立全新运营机制的——“东华大学上海国际时尚科创中心”(Shanghai International Fashion Innovation Center,SIFIC)。

 “时尚科创中心”是东华大学直属的独立建制的研究机构,中心首席科学家由范金土院士担任。中心以国家和上海发展战略需求为任务、以国际时尚前沿为导向,开展既延伸大时尚范畴、又聚焦人身时尚的基础与应用研究,努力保持学科特色和提升学科地位,建成承担国家需求、贡献地方建设、瞄准高峰目标,汇聚高端人才、熔造相关学科、培养复合人才、创新机制体制的国际一流研究基地,成为促进设计及相关学科跨越式发展、推动时尚产业创新的智库及上海全球科创中心的重要组成部分。

 

The integration of fashion and scientific innovation is the key to ultimate fashion creativity. In order to push forward the much-needed development of Shanghai as a fashion capital, and exceed the development level of domestic and foreign disciplines, Donghua University faces the opportunity of the times, conforms to the national policy of technological innovation, lays out the  Double-First Class discipline construction strategy of One Body with Two Wings, and has formally launched Shanghai International Fashion Innovation Center (SIFIC) with a new operating mechanism which was established .

SIFIC is an independent research institution directly under the Donghua University, the chief scientist of the center is academician Jin-tu Fan. SIFIC undertakes national initiatives and contributes to regional prosperity. Its goal is to attract top experts in relevant fields, cultivate cross-disciplinary collaborations, train next generation talents and develop innovative research management systems. It is an important component of Shanghai’s global scientific innovation centers, playing a crucial role in promoting the rapid development of design and related disciplines and serving as a fashion innovation think-tank.