Looking back at the 2021 Dutch Facility Horticultural Technology Matchmaking Conference

China: "Hubei has great potential for high-tech agricultural production"

On April 19, the "2021 Dutch Facility Horticultural Technology Matchmaking Conference" co-sponsored by Hubei Provincial Foreign Science and Technology Exchange Center and the Wuhan Representative Office of the Netherlands Trade Promotion Committee was successfully held. Wu Jun, Deputy Director of Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Department, and Dutch Embassy in China  Agricultural Counselor Wouter Verhey and Provincial Forestry Bureau second-level inspector Lan Taigang attended the event and delivered speeches.

In his speech, Wu Jun said that Hubei and the Netherlands have always maintained a close cooperative relationship with frequent personnel exchanges and remarkable results. Since the beginning of this year, Hubei has fully deployed scientific and technological innovation and development, initiated the construction of Hubei Donghu Science City, planned the construction of the Optics Valley Science and Technology Innovation Corridor, and established high-level Hubei laboratories including biological breeding, Shennong facilities and other national key scientific and technological infrastructures. 

The non-innovation cooperation center is located in Hubei, and the scientific and technological innovation resources, elements, and strength are efficiently integrated. The Provincial Science and Technology Department is willing to work with the Netherlands to expand cooperation in scientific and technological innovation, deepen project technology docking, and jointly promote the development of scientific and technological exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. 

Wouter Verhey

Wouter Verhey pointed out that the Dutch horticulture industry enjoys a high reputation in the world. Now more and more Dutch companies are investing in agriculture in China. Hubei also attaches great importance to facility horticulture production, which has great potential for high-tech agricultural production. He hopes that both parties can  There are more in-depth cooperation and exchanges in the agricultural field. 

Lan Taigang

Lan Taigang introduced the development status of protected horticulture in the province and expressed his strong desire to strengthen technical cooperation with the Netherlands.

The Dutch representatives of this event have a total of 24 companies, covering technical fields such as greenhouse construction, seed cultivation, cultivation substrate production, warehousing and logistics, and are the largest Dutch facility gardening delegation in history. The participation of scientific research institutes and enterprises was extremely high, and the atmosphere on the scene was enthusiastic. More than 100 organizations from home and abroad gathered together.

After more than three hours of discussions and exchanges, the participants expressed their rich harvest and deep feelings. The Economic Crop Research Institute of the Academy of Sciences and the Dutch Armada Company have reached a preliminary cooperation intent on chrysanthemum breeding. Wuhan Happy Farm Horticulture Co., Ltd. has basically reached a cooperation intention with Signify and Jinshengda on indoor lighting products. Meijia and Kejira reached a cooperation intention on raw materials and agents. Dr. Hu Hongtao from the Hubei Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Signify discussed the issue of greenhouse light supplementation and technical solutions, and reached a preliminary cooperation intention. 

The successful holding of this on-site matchmaking event is not only a demonstration of "Heroic Hubei: Rebirth from the Fire, Unlimited Vitality, and New Glory", but also a specific action for the province to vigorously promote international scientific and technological cooperation and exchanges. The Provincial Foreign Science and Technology Exchange Center Hu have, under the leadership of the Provincial Department of Science and Technology, taken active actions to continuously broaden service paths, improve docking accuracy, share innovative resources, and provide strong support for the development of scientific and technological innovation in the province.

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Source: Hubei Provincial Department of Science and Technology (Hubei Guangdianrong Media reporter Zhou Sheng, correspondent Xie Pengkai, chief editor Ke Kai) m.hbtv.com.cn

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