August 29 of 2019, Hebei Provincial Department of Science and Technology issued the 2019 performance evaluation results of the provincial R&D platforms. There are all 177 provincial R&D platforms participated in the evaluation including 45 key laboratories, 111 technology innovation centers (engineering technology research centers) and 21 industrial technology research institutes. 41 engineering technology research centers are involved in agriculture out of the 111 technology innovation centers and 5 of them are awarded excellent. The Hebei agricultural pest control engineering technology research center is listed among the 5 excellent ones. This center is managed by the Institute of Plant Protection of HAAFS.