Research Institute established by BVI company and Chinese Agricultural University

BVI-registered company Origin Agritech Limited had announced that its operating company, Beijing Origin Seed Limited and Henan Agricultural University jointly established S.K. Wu Corn Research Institute, which will focus on corn genetics research, hybrid development and crop seed technologies, as well as provide a platform for research exchange and technology transfer between HAU and the BVI company.

The opening ceremony, which took place on April 20, 2012, was attended by the delegates from the Provincial Department of Agriculture, Provincial Department of Education, Science and Technology Department, Provincial Agricultural Development Office, and Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

President of HAU, Ms. Zhang, has commented on the launch of the institute saying that it represented a new milestone of cooperation between HAU and Origin, which also could benefit the industrialization of corn and food safety in China.

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