State Key Laboratories

State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (CUHK)


The Chinese University of Hong Kong has obtained approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to set up the State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (CUHK) in 2008, a national level laboratory with outstanding research strength.

The State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology (SKLA) aims to build a World Class International Research Center in China with mission to uplift China's agricultural technology, increase agricultural productivity, safeguard national food security, and improve people's nutrition. By combining the strength of modern biotechnology and the traditional wisdom of breeders and farmers, we pledge to serve the society by generating new knowledge, producing novel technological platforms, products, and training high caliber technologists and thereby boosting technical reserves and agricultural productivity in China and beyond.

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