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International Biocontrol Manufacturers' Association

Identification number in the register: 06818218065-85
Registration date: 01/03/2012 12:39:10

The information on this entity was last modified on: 03/03/2014 10:42:42
The date of the last annual update was: 03/03/2014 10:42:42

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

International Biocontrol Manufacturers' Association


Non profit making asssociation

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Rue de Treves, 61
Brussels 1040

(+32) 022311842


    Person with legal responsibility



    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  David CARY

Executive Director

    Goals / remit

IBMA is mandated with ensuring that a fair level of regulation is in place for biocontrol substances and products proportionate to the risks they pose to the environment and public health in all countries and regions in which IBMA members operate. IBMA is similarly mandated with promoting the biocontrol industry, the members and the products to food chain, government officials and key influencers.
IBMA aims to ensure that modern agriculture is practised using all available tools to produce quality produce with minimal impact on the health of all of the food chain and the environment.
IBMA and members encourage innovation and promotes this to the food chain, government bodies and key influencers.

  • European
  • global
  • national


Promoting the uptake of IPM and Biocontrol in agriculture
Ensuring proportionate regulation for biocontrol active substances and products

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


Executive Committee Officers :
- President : Willem Ravensberg
- Vice President : Vittorio Veronelli
- Treasurer : Ralf-Udo Ehlers
- Executive : Director : David Cary
- Microbial Group Head : Antoine Bonhomme
- Macrobial Group Head : Lieselot van der Veken
- Natural Products Group Head : David Bernad
- Semiochemicals Group Head : Antonella Arcuri
- National Associations Representative : Jean-Pierre Princen
- National Associations Representative : Martin Andermatt

Regulatory Affairs Consultant: Ulf Heilig

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation

IBMA are promoting the formation of a Global Federation of Biocontrol Manufacturer Associations and have a cooperation in place with BPIA and ANBP to achieve this in North America.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

70,000 €

0 €

0 €

The major income of IBMA is from membership fees paid by members of the association based on turnover. The association has a charter of principles which members must adhere to.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.