Lijiang Alpine Botanical Garden
Lijiang Alpine Botanical Garden，which is a scientific research platform jointly constructed by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Kunming Institute of Botany, together with Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Science for biodiversity conservation in Southwest China, started running formally.
Research Center of Mountain Ecosystems
Research Center of Mountain Ecosystems, which is jointly founded by ICRAF and KIB, plays a very important role in studies on development in Southwest China mountains areas.
Kunming Office of Tibetan Plateau Research Institute
Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research at Kunming has recruited overseas scientists and established innovation research team, starting operations formally.
The partner laboratory co-founded by the State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China and Hong Kong Chinese University opens up formally.
Joint Laboratory of Personal Care Products
Co-founded the “Joint Laboratory of Personal Care Products” with the world-leading cosmetics company, Mary Kay, under the provision of Cooperation Confidentiality Agreement.
The Joint Research Laboratory of Jatropha curcas
The Joint Research Laboratory of Jatropha curcas was founded by cooperation between Singapore Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory and KIB to carry out comprehensive basic researches on the biofuel plant, Jatropha curcas.