Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting

At the 9th ABIM Conference in Basel, the prime international meeting of the biocontrol industry, novel and safe biological crop protection products have been presented and new trends in the global market were discussed.

The 9th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting ABIM 2014 was held at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland on 20-22 October 2014. The meeting is organised in cooperation by the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association IBMA and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL. ABIM provides an annual meeting place specifically adapted to the needs of the biocontrol industry.

Plant protection with natural and biological systems allows for the sustainable production of healthy foods while refraining from the use of chemical pesticides. The biocontrol industry is based on many years of research and development.

During the three days of conference 2014, 802 delegates from 51 countries, representing 378 companies and organisations from all over the globe, exchanged experience and obtained information on the latest products and developments on the world market. The vast majority of company representatives stated that they were highly satisfied with the outcome of the conference. In the scientific programme, 43 presentations covered the latest developments in market development, regulatory affairs and novel products for plant protection. In addition to the presentation, information was at display in 41 stands in the exhibition hall. In the 9 professional group meetings (access exclusively to IBMA members) key issues of the industry were discussed and strategies common interest were developed.

Next ABIM at the Congress Center Basel

  • ABIM 2015:
    19-21 October 2015
  • ABIM 2016:
    24-26 October 2016
  • ABIM 2017:
    23-25 October 2017
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