BEIJING, October 20 (Li Ying) China's fourth international and cross-Strait chitin seminar and the eighth session of the Chitin Science and Technology Conference officially opened on the 20th, attracting from China, the United States, Canada, Britain, France , Russia and other domestic and international science coffee, industry leaders gathered in Qingdao, to explore the "chitin technology and industry," the development of a new journey.
It is reported that China is a major producer and exporter of chitin and its derivatives in the world. Chitin and its derivatives are widely used in medical materials (anticancer drugs and drug carriers), agriculture (new pesticides, functional fertilizers ), Biological fiber materials, health food and cosmetics, chemical intermediates and other areas all have outstanding performance, broad prospects for development.
Zhang Li-na, chairman of the conference and a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a professor at Wuhan University, said in his opening speech: "The charm of the oceans and seas is endless and scientific exploration has no end. The convening of the chitin seminar aims to deepen the R & D of marine biotechnology and Industrial transformation, to achieve the marine biological science and technology upstream and downstream industry chain in-depth cooperation theme. "
Zhu Peijie, Vice Mayor of Qingdao City, said in his opening speech that Qingdao is a fertile land for blue economy and a number of blue-scale exemplary enterprises with the example of Qingdao Silver Century Health Industry Group have emerged. It is hoped that through the convening of this conference, exchanges and collisions of academic opinions in the field of chitin and its derivatives will be promoted and the construction of a blue economic power in our country will be promoted.
Du Yumin, a professor at Wuhan University and director of the research and development center of A-K, also said in an interview: "The terminal of science and technology is for the progress of human development. I believe that through this meeting, people will surely feel the new pulse of the development of chitin "