Dr. Jin-sool Kim of Jeollabukdo Bio-technology Innovation Center(Korea) and other 5 government officials of Jeollabukdo Province made an academic visit to the Institute of Agro-products Processing (IAP) of JAAS on April 22, 2014. IAP Director Liu Chunquan and other senior scientists attended the reception.
Established in 2002, Jeollabukdo Bio-technology Innovation Center(Korea) is jointly funded by Korean Central Government, Jeollabukdo Provincial Government and Jeonju Municipal Government. The Center is dedicated to the integration of research-industry-education and the development of bio-food industry. To be more specific, the Center provides technical support and other services to relevant medium and small-sized enterprises.
During the visit, both sides carried out extensive discussions on the safety, function and consumer awareness of the additives, coloring matters, and preservatives used in agro-products processing. Both sides expressed initial wishes to carry out technical cooperation.