The new materials industry serves as a forerunner of the development of materials industry, and is a basis for national economic development. This industry has been listed as a strategic emerging industry in China for prioritized development. The technological innovation in new materials will be the strongest impulse to the development of the industry. Centering on the principle of "turning materials into excellent equipment", the area of new materials technology will be based on technologies and demands to explore frontier new materials technologies with an excellent prospect for applications, investigate research on new materials and processes, and develop engineering technologies with integrated systems. By doing so, NIMTE endeavors to make the new materials industry of China more competitive in the globe via original and integrated innovation.