Dr. Qiyan Wang-Mueller
Senior Scientist
Delegate for Chinese-Swiss Co-operation to the FiBL Director
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
CH-5070 Frick, Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)62 865-7292 (7272)
Fax +41 (0)62 865-7273

Science Day at BIOFACH China 2016

On May 27, 2016, a Science Day took place at BIOFACH China in Shanghai. It was organized by TIPI - the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM - Organics International, the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (IGDB) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland, NürnbergMesse China Co., Ltd., Shanghai Organic Agriculture Engineering Technology Center (Tony’s Farm) and China Organic Food Certification Center.

For more information see the the programme (below) and a report about Science Day in China.

More information about Science Day is available on the TIPI Science Day in China flyer (522.0 KB) and the detailed programme of the TIPI Science Day in China. (460.3 KB)

The aims of the meeting were:

  • To set up an organic technology and innovation network in farming: the regional TIPI group for China.  
  • Bridge the understanding, communication and co-operations for Chinese and the TIPI international members in research, innovation and technology transfer.

Topics were:

  • Organic agricultural developmental policy & strategy
  • Research & innovation
  • Application of technology, methods and tools in organic farming
  • Future perspectives

Target groups

  • Global exhibitors and visitors attending BIOFACH China 2016
  • Organic farmland owners, farmers and producers
  • Experts, scientists and agro-technicians from China and worldwide
  • Business and entrepreneurs of agricultural fertilizers and pesticides
  • Central and local governmental decision makers with China focus


09:00 - 10:30  Opening Session
10:30 - 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 - 12:30 Keynote Speech
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Forum Speech & Foundation of the TIPI China regional group
15:00 - 16:30 Visiting Tony’s Farm    Departure to Tony's Farm (RMB 100 / person)
16:30 - 17:30  Visiting Tour on Tony's Farm
17:30 - 19:00 Dinner at  Tony’s Farm

Detailed programme of the TIPI Science Day in China (460.3 KB)


BIOFACH China 2016
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center,
NO.1099 Guo Zhan Road

Links and documents


Dr. Müller-Wang, FiBL, Switzerland

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