IBMA assists in the development of the CABI BioProtection Portal and shared mission of greater ‘green diplomacy’

Our portal supports EU countries to align with the new EU Green Deal and Farm to Fork strategy by demonstrating that they are making efforts to ensure that information about their registered biocontrol solutions is readily available. Jennifer Lewis, IBMA Executive Director underlines: “This is not only important for promoting more sustainable agricultural practices nationally, […]

IBMA Position on Revisions to the Directive for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (SUD)

IBMA supports the goal of the SUD of achieving the sustainable use of pesticides by promoting the use of integrated pest management (IPM), but to be effective, this must be through the mandatory full implementation of IPM. Read IBMA Position Paper extensive version here Bioprotection – biocontrol technologies – make a crucial contribution to the […]

Two well received studies providing grounds for eliminating bottlenecks in the approval process of Microbial Biocontrol Agents

Together with companies and organisations involved in biological crop protection products, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has in recent years participated in the Green Deal-project, a so-called public private partnership (PPP). The cooperation has resulted in two scientific studies which provide grounds for eliminating bottlenecks in the approval process of green crop protection products, focusing […]

IBMA Technical Director – Vacancy

The International Biocontrol Manufacturers’ Association is a global Association with a European focus, representing the biocontrol industry, whose members produce innovative bioprotection products based on microorganisms, semiochemicals, macroorganisms and natural substances. IBMA has more than 250 members who drive bioprotection innovation worldwide, 85% of which are SMEs.  In Europe, there are 165 members in 17 […]

IBMA Spain participates in “Grupo Operativo Supra-autonómico SALUD DEL OLIVAR”

IBMA Spain participates in “Grupo Operativo Supra-autonómico SALUD DEL OLIVAR” The consortium, led by the Granada-based company DOMCA, is made up of DCOOP (Málaga) olive oil producer, the R&D company NEVAL (Valencia), Visiona IP (Madrid), the AINIA Technological Center (Valencia ) and IBMA Spain.The main objective of this working group is to develop methods of […]

ABIM 2020

Dear IBMA Members The ABIM Executive Board with the full backing of the ABIM Board of Directors have decided to conduct ABIM 2020 as a Virtual Exhibition and Conference. The Executive Board and Messe Basel have worked intensively in the past months exploring and evaluating ongoing conferences and the most advanced conference tools available today. We […]

IBMA Contribution to the European Commission Public Consultation – Farm to Form Strategy Roadmap

As the association, IBMA has just submitted its comments to the online Farm to Fork Strategy Roadmap Public Consultation. Read here IBMA written submission Discover here the supporting document The key points are Biocontrol is a reality but to make it grow we need proportionate regulation and farmers to farmers networking and knowledge sharing among all […]