Notice of Dong-E E-Jiao Co., Ltd. on Applying for Collaborative R&D Projects of the International Donkey Industry Fund for Technology Innovation

Established in 1952 as a state-owned enterprise, Dong-E E-Jiao Co., Ltd. was reorganized into a joint-stock company in 1993, and listed in the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 1996 as part of China Resources Group, a centrally-controlled enterprise. With more than 5,000 employees and a total asset of RMB 11.1 billion, the company has a market capitalization of RMB 43-47 billion and a brand value of RMB 37.134 billion. It specializes in four industrial sectors, namely prepared and ready-to-use TCM, healthcare products, biological medicine, and the donkey industry, known as China’s largest producer of E-Jiao and E-Jiao series products underpinned by a network of academician workstation, postdoctoral research station and Taishan Scholars.

The donkey industry is from the original backyard working mode transformation into efficient large-scale farming, the needed to all sectors together on donkey feeding in breeding, reproduction, disease, feeding management, production development, sewage harmless treatment was increased. All of these enhancements need integrate the technology strength all over the world. At present, the industrial chain only donkey skins making Ejiao relatively mature product development skills, the other products are still in the primary development stage or not, if the product is single, for example: donkey meat product is still rare, donkey milk product has just started. The overall value of the industrial chain is still insufficient. It is necessary to further develop the related products of donkey to improve the comprehensive economic value of the donkey.

In accordance with the Development Plan for Collaborative R&D Project of the International Donkey Industry Fund for Technology Innovation, the guidelines on applying for collaborative R&D projects for the year 2018 is hereby issued for your reference:

    I. Pre-application form: each applicant shall prepare and submit a pre-application form providing necessary details and in the designated format as provided in the attachments.

II. Funding: the renminbi-denominated funding for the year 2018 as specified in the guidelines is provided by Dong-E E-Jiao Co., Ltd. for conducting research projects (see attachments).

III. Project title: the proposed project should be named in the order of “country+donkey vaierty+project content”, such as “China Black Donkey Skin Thickness Enhancement Project”.

IV. Materials required: copies of the legal person and organization code certificates of the project undertaker; and academic credentials, and professional title and vocational qualification certificates of project participants, as well as other related materials.

V. Project management: the application documents submitted must specify project undertakers, leaders (name, job title and telephone number), and intermediary supervisory agencies and supervisors (name, job title and telephone number) in charge of day-to-day monitoring. The project management shall carefully examine their proposed projects to avoid duplication of work, and make sure that the R&D work starts as soon as the funding is in place.

 VI. Other requirements: every applicant shall make proposals within the scope of projects with no exception, which shall be subject to stringent approval to meet the requirements (see details in attachments) for applying for the collaborative R&D projects of Dong-E E-Jiao Co., Ltd. Applicants shall make independent funding requests based on justified budgeting, valid data and reliable materials. Any falsification and exaggeration will lead to disqualification. The project proposal shall be prepared in the form as specified in the attachments, and submitted in a PDF format less than 50MB in size.

 VII. Application procedure and contact information: the PDF-formatted pre-application form attachment 1-3 shall be sent to pre-application form attachment 4-5shall be sent to prior to 22 pm on January 31, 2018. If no reply is received within 24 hours of sending the e-mail, please contact us by e-mail at or Following the release of the preliminary results prior to 22 pm on February 15, 2018, the shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an oral defense session and shall send their formal application formattachment 1-3 in PDF format to and application for (attachment 4-5) shall be sent to prior to 22 pm on March 15, 2018. If no reply is received within 24 hours of sending the e-mail, please contact us at or The final winner will be announced on March 31, 2018, once all the application objectives and requirements have been met.

Download the Attachments:

1. Guidelines for Research Project on Enhancing Donkey Skin Thickness

2. Guidelines for Research Project on Donkey Gender Control Technologies

3. Guidelines for Research Project on Technologies of Increasing Foal Survival Rate

4. Guidelines for Research Project on Donkey Milk Cosmetics

5. Guidelines for Project on In-depth Development of Donkey Meat Products

6. Pre-application Form

7. Formal Application Form

8. Measures for the Administration of the International Donkey Industry Fund for Technology Innovation

9. Standards

Dong-E E-Jiao Co., Ltd.

The International Donkey Industry Union for Technology Innovation

The National Engineering Research Center for Gelatin-based Traditional Chinese Medicine

December 15, 2017