A delegation headed by Deputy Director Duan Xiong of Jiangsu Science and Technology Department visited JAAS on August 5, 2014. The delegates focused their visit on research platform construction, new varieties breeding, intellectual property income and technical extensions. JAAS Vice President Zheng Jianchu hosted the reception.
During the meeting, JAAS VP Zheng introduced the recent development of JAAS and held extensive discussions with the delegates on cultivation and formation of major scientific and technological achievements. Duan Xiong affirmed that, with a long history and complete disciplines, JAAS takes the lead in provincial agricultural research academies. To better the innovation mechanism and enhance extension services, Jiangsu Science and Technology Department should join in the efforts with JAAS to integrate and utilize resources in talents, projects as well as administrative forces. After the meeting, the delegation also had a guided tour to the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring and National Engineering Center for Veterinary Bio-products of JAAS.