Everbright Water adheres to its "Innovation-driven Development" ethos, sets "application-oriented research" as its direction, and continues increasing investment in technological research and development ("R&D").
During the first half of 2021, Everbright Water continued actively exploring new research areas relating to technological innovation, making good progress in areas of industrial waste water treatment, precision control system and intelligent inspection system. It also strengthened the "industrial-academic" collaborations with universities in China, to absorb advanced philosophy and experience from the external parties and enhance the team's scientific research capabilities. During the period, the company submitted applications for multiple technological R&D topics at provincial and municipal levels. It provided technical services and products externally, which amounted to a total contract value of approximately RMB69 million.
During the same time frame, Everbright Water was granted 8 patents.