Regulation on Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products proposal – Press Release

IBMA welcomes the first EU wide definition of biological control and setting national biocontrol targets to deliver onthe EU Greendeal ambition Brussels, 22nd June 2022 – IBMA, the voice of the biocontrol sector, congratulates the European Commission for including an EU wide definition of biological control in the proposal for a new EU Regulation on […]

Unlock the potential of Biocontrol: IBMA calls on Europe’s regulatory authorities for urgent action.

As were informed IBMA Members via the 30th March IBMA News, over the past few months, we have been in discussion with European Commission DGs, Cabinets and Members States Permanent Representations to ask for a definition of biocontrol in the SUD revision. As part of these discussions, overcoming authorisation delays for biocontrol has been discussed. […]

IBMA Position on potential harmonisation of regulation of Invertebrates Biological Control Agents in the European Union

Read it here Executive Summary Following the discussion on harmonisation of approaches proposed by the EU council in 2021 The International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA) wishes to put forward the position that it fully supports a harmonised approach to procedures with regards to use and release of Invertebrate Biocontrol Agents (IBCA’s) in the EU.  IBCA’s […]

IBMA 2021 Biocontrol Industry survey calls on members to make a strong can-do statement

IBMA Survey 2020

On 7th April, IBMA, the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association launches its annual black-box survey. IBMA calls on its member companies to contribute detailed company information in a survey conducted by a market research agency, bound by a strict code of conduct. Company data remain confidential, consolidated data will provide a reliable and up-to-date picture of […]