Origin Agritech Chairman Dr. Gengchen Han to Participate at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

The Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit is organized by the government of Singapore, along with global investment company Temasek, with the goal of bringing together global financial and investment institutions with leading agricultural companies that are addressing the challenges in meeting demand for nutritious and affordable foods while reducing carbon throughout the supply chain.

Origin Agritech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SEED) (the "Company" or "Origin"), a leading Chinese agricultural technology company, today announced that Dr. Gengchen Han, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Origin Agritech, will participate in a panel discussion on The Role of Biotechnology in Achieving Food Security at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit (the "Summit") on Tuesday, October 31 at 11:50pm ET (Wednesday, November 1 at 11:50am SGT) in Singapore.


The Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit is organized by the government of Singapore, along with global investment company Temasek, with the goal of bringing together global financial and investment institutions with leading agricultural companies that are addressing the challenges in meeting demand for nutritious and affordable foods while reducing carbon throughout the supply chain.

Dr. Gengchen Han, Chairman and CEO of Origin Agritech, commented, "I am delighted to join such an esteemed panel at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit, recognizing the critical role biotechnology plays in addressing the global challenges of food security. The Summit poses a great opportunity to meet with leading global institutional investors, to convey the progress Origin has made thus far and the opportunities ahead of us."

The panel discussion will focus on the future of biotechnology in agri-food and the transformative potential of biotech in shaping the agri-food landscape. Biotechnological advancements will be instrumental in addressing the pressing challenges of food security, especially given the global population surge. Through innovations that can boost crop yields, enhance nutritional content, and produce resilient crops against pests and diseases, biotechnology is emerging as a cornerstone solution to ensure a sustainable and secure food supply for the future.

To learn more about the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit, visit: https://agrifoodinnovation.com/

About Origin Agritech Limited

Origin Agritech Limited, founded in 1997 and headquartered in Zhong-Guan-Cun (ZGC) Life Science Park in Beijing, is a leading Chinese agricultural technology company. In crop seed biotechnologies, Origin Agritech's phytase corn was the first transgenic corn to receive the Bio-Safety Certificate from China's Ministry of Agriculture. Over the years, Origin has established a robust biotechnology seed pipeline including products with glyphosate tolerance and pest resistance (Bt) traits. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.originagritech.com. The Company also maintains a Twitter account for updating investors on company and industry developments, which is @origin_agritech.