On October 15th, the 2019 work conference of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Alliance organized by our academy was held in Changli. The theme of the conference was “Scientific and Technological Innovation Promotes Development of Green Agriculture”. Leaders of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Tianjin Committee of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Hebei Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and other units attended the conference and made speeches. More than 220 leaders and experts from more than 80 units, including agricultural science and research institutes, universities and leading agricultural science and technology enterprises from Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei attended the conference.
President Zhang Tielong made the 2019 work report on behalf of the alliance, comprehensively summarized the achievement and experience of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Alliance in the past year. Over the past year, members of the alliance have performed their own duties and worked in close coordination. To improve the level of innovation in agricultural science and technology in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, to serve rural revitalization, they gave full play to their advantages in disciplines, personnel, capital, technology and worked together to tackle key problems. They have carried out practical cooperation in terms of joint projects, platforms and shared bases. They have significantly improved the level of collaborative innovation, collaborative innovation platform, collaborative innovation mechanism and made effective application of collaborative results. Remarkable results have been achieved, making positive contributions to the high-quality development of agriculture in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
Local academy of agricultural sciences, universities, enterprises and other members of the alliance communicated and made speeches. Researcher at the Beijing Academy of Agricultural Sciences Li Chenggui, researcher at Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences Du Shengli, researcher at Hebei Academy of Agricultural Sciences Jia Xiuling, made wonderful reports respectively with the topic of “win-win theory and practice of environment and economics”, “research progress of cucumber breeding” and “review and prospect of water-saving technology research on major food crops in Hebei Province” for the participants, which promoted the exchange and broadened the horizon. The participants had a sufficient exchange and discussion on the theme of the conference, the docking of demand and the release of achievements and actively promoted collaborative innovation in agricultural science and technology, the sharing of scientific and technological resources, and the transformation and application of scientific and technological achievements in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
The alliance will continue to focus on the implementation of coordinated development and rural revitalization strategy, aiming at the bottleneck problem restricting the development of regional modern agriculture. The key point is to strengthen the research on common technologies in the areas of resource, environment and agricultural product safety. The alliance will allocate scientific and technological resources in the upper, middle and lower reaches of the region efficiently, accelerate the promotion and application of scientific and technological achievements and technology, increase the breadth and depth of academic exchanges and technological cooperation, carry out the top-level design of some major issues such as regional science and technology development planning, significant science and technology demonstration project, scientific and technological innovation platform and layout of research and development, and make every effort to create a new pattern of regional coordinated development as “a board of chess”.