Call for Nominations

The Bernard Blum Award is given annually to the most innovative biocontrol product of the year. The award recipient should have a high impact in the management of pests or diseases whilst having a low impact on human health and the environment. This year there will be 4 entries rewarded at ABIM and all 4 […]

Save the date! 22 June afternoon – IBMA Webinar on the New Organic Regulation for IBMA members

FROM EQUIVALENCE TO CONFORMITY: POTENTIAL IMPACT ON THE BIOCONTROL INDUSTRY The new organic regulation will require products and substances exclusively used for organic production in non-EU countries (because the pest/crop is not present in the EU) to be authorised as “Products and substances authorised for use in organic production in certain areas of third countries” […]

Press Release – 27th April 2023

We need biological control for the agriculture transition The 129 biological control substances planned for submission by 2028 in the EU, show that biologicals are ready to make a substantial contribution to the achievement of synthetic pesticide reduction targets.Data presented to the European Commission in March 2023 shows an abundance of biological controls in the […]

Invitation for the 28th April 2023 – IBMA, PAN Europe, Biofili Association Symposium

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe, the Biofili association and IBMA, the Biocontrol Manufacturers with the support of the member of the European Parliament, Ivan Vilibor Sinčić, are organizing an online symposium Safe and sustainable food production in Croatia – reducing pesticide use by IPM uptake with biocontrol. The draft Regulation on […]

IEEP, IBMA and the Think2030 platform invites you to Take part in the 2023 European Green Deal Barometer

IBMA is proud to be part of the Think2030 platform created by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and support the 3rd edition of the Green Deal Barometer survey. Think 2030 is a multi-stakeholder platform providing science-based ideas and solutions for a sound implementation of the European Green Deal, in line with the SDGs. Launched by IEEP and its partners […]

IBMA, PAN Europe, IOBC Symposium

Invitation for 6th March 2023, from 9.00 to 12.00 – Register now: Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Together with IBMA, the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association, IOBC-WPRS, the International Organisation for Biocontrol, the Bulgarian organization Amitiza and Member of the Bulgarian Parliament Albena Simeonova Varbanova, Pesticides Action Network – PAN Europe invites you to an online symposium Agroecological transition in Bulgaria – integrated pest management with […]

Job offer: Communication Manager full-time for IBMA Global – Brussels – Deadline extended to the 7th March EOB

IBMA is looking for a Communication Manager to reinforce the team. The selected candidate will have the chance to work in a friendly and multicultural environment, for an innovative and rapidly growing industry, joining our dedicated team which is passionate about the future of sustainable agriculture. Founded in 1995, the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA) […]

Michel Guillon

Dear All, It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of IBMA former Board member, Michel Guillon.  IBMA Board, IBMA Secretariat and former IBMA Secretariat members’ thoughts are with his family and friends. Below is a note from Sara Chatham, Former IBMA secretary, Michel Guillon, co-founder with Bernard Blum of […]