European #Biotechweek 2018: 7 days showcasing creativity, passion and expertise in transformative technology
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.
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.
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.
EuropaBio is delighted to announce European Biotech Week 2018.
Biotech crop adoption leads to greater sustainability and socioeconomic opportunities for global farmers and citizens
Two new studies show continued environmental and social benefits of biotech crop use and adoption.
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 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 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?
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.
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
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.
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.
Beat Späth, Director of Agricultural Biotechnology at EuropaBio, calls for an end to unneeded animal testing.
EuropaBio's reaction to the EC proposal for a regulation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain.
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.
The EU–Africa Dialogue: Supporting communities in wildlife conservation.
EuropaBio, together with partners in 11 countries, is launching the GMOinfo.eu website, which includes important information about GMOs in 10 different languages.
APPLiA is the new name of the Brussels-based association representing the home appliance manufacturers in Europe.
European Aluminium applauds EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström’s statements concerning the potential US tariffs against all aluminium products from Europe. The association representing the entire aluminium value chain with more than 600 plants all across Europe encourages the executive body to take the necessary actions to fight for European jobs by applying WTO-compatible tools.
Brussels, 5 March 2018; Following the publication of the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom, and the recent UK Prime Minister’s Mansion House address, AnimalhealthEurope is pleased to see the importance of animal health given a prime focus in discussions.
Brussels; 14 February 2018 – DISCONTOOLS, the open-access database identifying research gaps to improve the control and management of more than 50 infectious diseases in animals – has just launched a brand new website with updated info for a majority of the prioritised diseases.
AnimalhealthEurope is pleased to see the European Council receive the mandate to enter into trilogue negotiations with the Commission and the Parliament to agree on the final text of the new EU Veterinary Medicines and Medicated Feed Regulations.
Businesses unite in an Informal Brussels Network on Brexit.
The freshly published Market Surveillance Draft Regulation recognises the importance of market surveillance authorities.