February 18, 2020
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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Farm to Fork Europe | 16-17 June 2020 | Hilton Athens, Greece

Emerging opportunities and trends in European agri-food & the role of biostimulants in the next-gen food chain
This June, EBIC and New Ag International partner for an event like no other. Inspired by a shared goal...

November 19, 2019
by Kristen Sukalac
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EBIC and New Ag International (a division of Informa) launch conference tailored to the European biostimulants industry

For the first time, an annual conference will cover the strategic business topics that are top-of-mind for the European biostimulants industry. The first edition of the joint EBIC-New Ag International European biostimulants conference will be held in Athens in …

November 19, 2019
by Kristen Sukalac
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EBIC elects new VP and Director

On 12 November, EBIC’s General Assembly elected the following board members:

  • Jean-Marc Sanchez (Technical Marketing Director, Lallemand) was elected to the Vice Presidency from his previous role as Director-at-Large.
  • Martin Brown (European Managing Director, Verdesian Life Sciences Europe) was re-elected

September 25, 2019
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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EBIC to feature at Argus Europe Fertilizer event in Malta

Jean-Marc Sanchez (EBIC Board member / Lallemand Plant Care) will speak on behalf of EBIC at the Argus Europe Fertilizer conference in Malta on 17 October. His intervention will focus on ‘The role of biostimulants for achieving balanced plant nutrition’ as …

August 29, 2019
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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Evonik joins EBIC

The board of the European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC) recently approved the membership of Evonik, raising EBIC’s membership to 62.

Evonik is one of the world‘s leading specialty chemicals companies. The strategy of Evonik focuses on specialties, customer-focused innovation, and …

June 27, 2019
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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First CE-marked plant biostimulants to be placed on the Single Market on 16 July 2022

After three years of negotiations among the European institutions, the new Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) (EU) 2019/1009  was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 25 June 2019. It is available in all official EU languages.  The European …

March 29, 2019
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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EP approves FPR: a giant leap for biostimulants

With a resounding 538 to 38 margin, Members of the European Parliament voted to approve the Compromise on the Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) on Wednesday, 27 March 2019.

February 12, 2019
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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Two new members join EBIC

The European Biostimulants Industry Council welcomed 2 new members to its dynamic and rapidly growing community of companies active in Europe, raising its membership to 58.

November 20, 2018
by Kristen Sukalac
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EBIC welcomes compromise reached at trilogue meeting on fertilising products regulation, first step towards EU-wide market creation for biostimulants

EBIC hails the expected agreement on the regulation as a substantial step forward on the path to a well-functioning innovative regulatory framework for bringing novel, bio-based, and sustainable products such as biostimulants to market.