Press releases

EU lights for Colchester camera action

10 January 2019
Simon Collyer

Essex Euro MP Alex Mayer clapped shut a film clapperboard and she welcomes a £1,320 European LoCASE – low carbon- grant as part help towards buying lighting equipment (Thursday 20 December at the Knowledge Pathways International, Unit 1 Block B, The Knowledge Gateway, University of Essex, Colches

EuropaBio statement on court ruling that impacts genome-edited products

20 December 2018

EuropaBio calls for change, following court ruling that impacts genome-edited products.

EU Parliament vote highlights need to build trust in risk assessment

19 December 2018

EuropaBio responds to the EU Parliamentary plenary vote on a legislative proposal for a regulation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain.

EuropaBio position paper on mandatory GM feeding studies

18 December 2018

EuropaBio's position paper on mandatory GM feeding studies calls for the abolishment of mandatory studies that contradict EU science and ethical principles

European #Biotechweek 2018: 7 days showcasing creativity, passion and expertise in transformative technology

21 September 2018

European Biotech Week 2018 begins on Monday 24 September, with more than 120 events taking place across 18 European countries. The events, hosted at national and local level by a variety of organisations, companies and other biotech enthusiasts, aim to raise awareness, to fuel curiosity and to engage communities in exploring the benefits of biotechnology and discussing its potential for the future.

Challenges facing agriculture and the plant science industry in the EU

10 September 2018

Approach to regulation on biotechnology and pesticides has left EU farmers at a competitive disadvantage, while the world’s major farm markets continue to gain access to new technologies.    

Proportionality instead of unlimited superpowers

4 September 2018

The vote of the European Parliament committee on internal market and consumer protection (IMCO) on 3 September is an improvement of how the market surveillance system could function in the EU.

Celebrating European Biotech Week 2018

9 August 2018

EuropaBio is delighted to announce European Biotech Week 2018.

FAIR INTERNET coalition welcomes copyright vote

20 June 2018

The FAIR INTERNET coalition welcomes vote of the legal affairs committee in favour of a new Article -14a ensuring the payment of fair and proportionate remuneration for performers including for online exploitations.

AnimalhealthEurope welcomes alignment and finalisation of EU rules to support animal health

20 June 2018
Animalhealth Europe

AnimalhealthEurope applauds efforts to finalise new rules that will bring real benefits to both pets on long-term medication and their owners, as well as a more optimal, efficient and responsible administration of medicines via animal feed, supporting efforts to curb antibiotic resistance.

AnimalhealthEurope welcomes new rules on animal medicines

19 June 2018

AnimalhealthEurope welcomes the outcomes agreed by the negotiators for the new rules on animal medicines which should help to deliver greater access to a wide range of animal medicines to improve animal health management and animal welfare in Europe.

Innovation in animal health and sustainable livestock production in Europe: Two sides of the same coin?

7 June 2018
Animalhealth Europe

With the European Commission’s recently published proposal for a new common agricultural policy (CAP) deemed ‘fit for the future’, AnimalhealthEurope gathers parties with a stake in th future of livestock production in Europe to discuss the role of research and innovation in animal health, and to debate what future innovations are needed to ensure a resilient and sustainable livestock sector in Europe.

Safeguarding animal health and welfare: a priority for the future UK-EU relationship

23 May 2018

MEPs and stakeholders from the animal health industry gathered at the European Parliament to address key issues.

European Aluminium’s event on Industrial Policy unveils I+ Manifesto seeking to inspire 2019 EU elections

23 April 2018
European Aluminium

European Aluminium launched its new I+ Manifesto during its public event New Industrial Policy: what role for strategic value chains? held in Brussels. I+ Manifesto’ is a voluntary online initiative to foster the debate about the EU’s role in industrial policies for the upcoming EU elections.

World Animal Vaccination Day: Prevention is better than cure

20 April 2018

Brussels, 20 April 2018; Vets and the animal medicines industry join forces on World Animal Vaccination Day to remind Europe’s 80 million pet-owning households of the importance of vaccination, a cornerstone of responsible pet ownership that protects the important relationship people have with their pets.

EU must reinstate science in GMO safety assessment and eliminate unnecessary animal testing

17 April 2018

Beat Späth, Director of Agricultural Biotechnology at EuropaBio, calls for an end to unneeded animal testing.

Trust in food risk assessment essential for innovation

11 April 2018

EuropaBio's reaction to the EC proposal for a regulation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain.

European State of the Climate

4 April 2018
Copernicus ECMWF

On 10 April 2018, the Copernicus services implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) will present a special event at the European Parliament in Brussels. 

Keep calm and let Africa take the lead

14 March 2018
The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)

The EU–Africa Dialogue: Supporting communities in wildlife conservation.

GMOinfo.EU brings you factual information on GMOs in your language

9 March 2018

EuropaBio, together with partners in 11 countries, is launching the website, which includes important information about GMOs in 10 different languages.