ABIM 2018 – Basel, Switzerland

Susan Healy and Jim Shine attended this year’s Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM), held in Basel, Switzerland, on 22-24 October. Jointly organised by the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA) and FiBL, ABIM is the premiere meeting place for the biocontrol industry. This 3-day event was the 13th such meeting. The Congress Center Basel played host to some 80 exhibitors and over 1,100 delegates, a record attendance for ABIM. The keynote speakers were Hans Dreyer, director of the Plant Protection and…

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A ‘no-deal’ Brexit: what happens to chemicals regulation in the UK?

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs have issued a series of technical notices concerning the regulation of chemicals in the event of the UK leaving the European Union with no agreement in place. Although a no-deal outcome in March 2019 is described as “unlikely”, the guidance has been produced as part of the government’s efforts to prepare for all eventualities, so that businesses and citizens can make informed plans and preparations.…

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EPPO Workshop on Comparative Assessment of Plant Protection Products

Kerona Scientific will be in Lisbon, Portugal, on 24-25 October 2018 to participate in the EPPO Workshop on Comparative Assessment of Plant Protection Products. The workshop aims to address EPPO member countries’ concerns about the comparative assessment of plant protection products (PPPs) containing an active substance that has been identified as a candidate for substitution. According to Regulation EC 1107/2009, PPPs containing candidates for substitution should be assessed with the aim of substituting them, whenever possible, with non-chemical control or prevention…

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Kerona Scientific at ABIM 2018

Kerona Scientific is pleased to attend the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM) in Basel, Switzerland, on 22-24 October 2018. Held by the International Biocontrol Manufacturers’ Association, ABIM is the premier global meeting for the biocontrol industry and offers an unrivalled opportunity to discuss market opportunities, learn about the latest regulatory situation, and meet fellow professionals. This year’s conference promises a larger exhibition space and improved facilities for one-to-one meetings with prospective partners. If you would like to meet with Kerona Scientific…

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