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

Following the trilogue meeting on the draft revision of the EU fertilising products regulation today (20 November), adoption of the final text appears to finally be within reach. EBIC congratulates the Austrian Presidency and European Parliament lead rapporteurs Mr Turcanu … Continue reading

November 13, 2018
by Kristen Sukalac
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Luca Bonini (Italpollina) elected new EBIC President

On 12 November 2018, the European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC) elected a new President Luca Bonini, CEO and owner of Italpollina, a founding member of EBIC. Italpollina is involved in the production and sale of different kind of biostimulants, giving … Continue reading

November 12, 2018
by Kristen Sukalac
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EBIC URGES POLICY MAKERS TO ADOPT THE DRAFT FERTILISING PRODUCTS REGULATION

In March 2016, the European Commission released draft regulation 2016/0084 (COD) laying down rules on the making available on the market of CE marked fertilising products and amending Regulations (EC) No 1069/2009 and (EC) No 1107/2009. The Commission noted as … Continue reading

July 18, 2018
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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Yara International joins EBIC

Yara, founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, has a worldwide presence with more than 17,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. In collaboration with customers and partners, Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and … Continue reading

July 12, 2018
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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EBA says biostimulants help meet SDG 2

In its new policy paper, “The crucial role of the bioeconomy in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals”, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EBA) describes the crucial role the bioeconomy plays across the three pillars of sustainable development: environmental, societal and … Continue reading

April 27, 2018
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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EBIC at international standardization meeting in China

Speakers from the US Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), the Standardization Administration of the P.R. China (SAC), and industry, all agreed today that Europe has been a pioneer in developing biostimulants. Furthermore, there was consensus that the EBIC definition was … Continue reading

January 4, 2018
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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AlgaEnergy joins EBIC

The European Biostimulants Industry Council welcomed AlgaEnergy as a new member of its dynamic and rapidly growing community of companies active in Europe. AlgaEnergy is a biotechnology based company which consolidates an unparalleled level of knowledge in the field of … Continue reading

December 19, 2017
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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Dr. Teresa Babuscio, Secretary General COCERAL, highlights the need to rebuild public trust in science in her keynote speech at EBIC’s General Assembly

 “I cannot remember a moment when science was so damaged by an emotional approach and where facts don’t count anymore”, emphasized COCERAL Secretary General Teresa Babuscio, speaking to a room of over 60 biostimulant experts. She shared her observations about the … Continue reading

October 24, 2017
by Lili Chatzikonstantinou
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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY VOTE SUPPORTS INNOVATION AND THE PROMOTION OF A SINGLE MARKET FOR BIOSTIMULANTS

The European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC) welcomes the adoption of the report of the EU Fertilizing product regulation by the plenary of the European Parliament. The results of the vote clearly illustrate the European Parliament’s support for the development of … Continue reading