How to develop biological control products?

BIOCOMES partners are organizing a 3-day workshop on how to successfully develop biological control products. The workshop will take place from 17 – 19 January at e-nema company in Germany.


Picture: Wageningen University & Research

This workshop has been specially organised for young scientists working in the field of biological control. It focusses on important topics determining the successful implementation of biological control products:

  • Markets & product registration
  • Methods in research on ecology, detection & mode-of-action
  • Screening strategies & efficacy testing
  • Lab to greenhouse transfer & application
  • Industrial mass production & quality assessment of products

Many young scientists showed their interest in the workshop and at the end 18 participants have been selected based on their scientific research background and/or experience. Participants are coming from The Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Lithuania, Romania, Poland, Slovenia, Austria, Colombia, Bangladesh and China.

During the 3-days workshop the facilities of two BIOCOMES commercial partners will be visited: e-nema and Bayer Crop Science Biologics in Germany.

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Nora de Rijk
Nora de Rijk
Communication and dissemination BIOCOMES project
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