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Tobacco Research Institute and Six Russian Institutions Signed the "Qingdao Sino-Russian Future Agriculture Research Institute" Co-construction Cooperation Agreement

Source: Author: Date: 2022-11-16

On October 26, 2022, the Tobacco Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and six Russian institutions including the Center for Russian-Chinese Humanitarian Cooperation and Development, team of academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences V.A. Drakovtsev, Michurinsk State Agrarian University, Don State Agrarian University, Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Russian scientific research institute of tobacco, makhorka and tobacco products, held a video conference on cooperation.

Drakovtsev Viktor Alexandervich, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Yin Bin, academician of the Russian Academy of Engineering, Zhang Zhongfeng, director of the Tobacco Institute, Dai Peigang, vice director, Zhou Aimin, level Ⅱ investigator of Qingdao Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, other heads of Russian institutions and related experts in the field attended the meeting, and, attended the meeting.

The signing of this co-construction agreement has opened up a new pattern of international cooperation for the Institute of Tobacco. It will give full use to the advantages of Russian scientific research institutions in basic research and the integration of the Tobacco Research Institute with industrial development, leading technologies and key common technologies around the frontiers of the future agricultural industry.

Through the establishment of academic committees and sub-field expert groups, strategic and forward-looking project plans are formulated; through various forms such as project promotion, talent interaction, and resource sharing, the technology chain and industrial chain are opened up to ensure that the cooperation between the two parties is truly implemented. Build Qingdao Sino-Russian Future Agricultural Research Institute into a comprehensive industrial technology innovation platform with agglomeration of innovative resources, open organization and operation, and diversified governance structure. It will play the important role of the platform in technological innovation and talent gathering, inject stronger momentum into the construction of the Qingdao SCO Demonstration Zone, and make new and greater contributions to the development of Qingdao's agricultural industry.