Meet us at New Ag International Conference and Exhibition

We are pleased to announce that Dr Irene McGrath, MD Kerona Scientific will speak at the forthcoming New Ag International Conference and Exhibition on the 28th March 2019. In its 17th year the conference has gone from strength to strength and is now the worlds Leading Event on High Tech Agriculture. This year it is expected to attract over 350 delegates representing 176 companies from 46 countries. In her presentation Irene’s will explore the very topical area and issues surrounding…

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ARE YOU BREXIT READY?

Are you a UK-based company holding biocidal product authorisation and REACH registrations in the EU-27 Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland? In order to maintain the validity of your biocidal product authorisations in the EU, all the authorisations should be transferred as a matter of priority to a legal entity established in EU 27 Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland by using the relevant case types in R4BP 3 (NA-TRS, SA-TRS or UA-TRS). Please note that the transfers have to…

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Kerona Scientific Team will be attending the 20th CAC exhibition in Shanghai, 5-7 March 2019

Now in it’s 20th year, the China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition (CAC) is the worlds largest agrochemical exhibition.  Organised by CCPIT Sub-council of the Chemical Industry every March in Shanghai, this trade exhibition provides an excellent opportunity to meet with governmental authorities, high-level industry decision makers as well as manufacturers and formulators. If you would like to meet a member of our team during the event, we would be delighted to arrange a meeting. Please send an email…

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We have moved!!!

  Have you heard? We have moved office!!! Our new address is: 14 Thomas Hand Street Skerries K34 A375 Co Dublin Ireland We wanted to share our exciting news – at Kerona we have a new home.  Our previous location was a fantastic place to make our start, but we have now moved to a new location that supports our continued progression and growth as a company. Our new offices are in a heritage listed building which we have lovingly…

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CHCS course 2019: Module 28, Overview of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)

Dr Irene McGrath is presenting the course Overview Of The Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) on behalf of the Chemical Hazards Communication Society (CHCS) on Wednesday 6 February at the H10 London, UK. This one-day course, which was launched in 2017, provides participants with an overview of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012, the Biocidal Products Regulation. Participants will be given a thorough understanding of the practical implications of the BPR for EU manufacturers and importers of biocidal products and articles treated with biocidal…

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Brexit Update – How will Brexit affect your business?

The EU and UK negotiating teams have completed the text of a draft Withdrawal Agreement setting out the terms for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The text was approved by the leaders of the EU-27 member states at a European Council summit held on November 25. It still needs to be approved by the: House of Commons (the UK Parliament), and European Parliament. Subject to ratification the Withdrawal Agreement envisages that: the UK would withdraw from the EU on…

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Kerona to attend BCPC Congress, November 2018

Kerona Scientific are attending the 2018 BCPC Congress, which will take place on 13 – 14 November in Brighton, UK. Held each year by the British Crop Production Council, the BCPC Congress brings together the crop production community to discuss topical issues, focusing on the regulatory aspects of crop production. The theme for this year’s event is “Getting a good deal for Agriculture and the Environment”. The Congress will consider emerging regulatory and environmental policy directions in the EU and post-Brexit…

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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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