Workshop for young scientists Development of Biological control products

Are you a young scientist working in the field of biological control? And would you like to learn more about the development of microbial biological control products?
Then sign up for the BIOCOMES 3-days workshop on 17-19 January 2017 in Germany!

BIOCOMES will organize a training workshop for young scientists on the development of economically and ecologically sustainable microbial biological control products on 17-19 January 2017 in Schwentinental, Germany.


Preliminary program

The training workshop will focus 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

Visits to the production facilities of the companies e-nema Gesellschaft für Biotechnologie und biologischen Pflanzenschutz GmbH in Schwentinental and Bayer CropScience Biologics GmbH in Malchow (both in Germany) are also included.

A detailed definitive program will be available in October/November on this website.


The workshop will be organized by the BIOCOMES partners:

  • Dr. Jürgen Köhl (Wageningen UR)
  • Prof.dr. Ralf-Udo Ehlers and dr. Olaf Strauch (e-nema)
  • Ute Eiben (Bayer CropScience Biologics)
  • Dr. Rüdiger Hauschild (GAB)
  • Prof.dr. Gabriele Berg (Technical University Graz)

Participant fee and accommodation

Workshop fee is € 140. Travelling and hotel accommodation costs are not included.

Hotel Rosenheim is situated on a walking distance from e-nema, where the workshop will take place. You can contact the hotel at:

Attendance of the workshop is limited (15 persons maximum): early booking recommended!
The organizers may have to select participants based on their background in biological control.

Download the workshop flyer

Register and reserve your spot with the form below.

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