European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC)

The European Biostimulant Industry Council (EBIC) promotes the contribution of plant biostimulants to make agriculture more sustainable and resilient and in doing so promotes the growth and development of the European Biostimulant Industry. EBIC was founded in June 2011 as the European Biostimulant Industry Consortium and changed its named when it gained legal identity in 2013.

Biological Products Industry Alliance

The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) promotes the responsible development of safe and effective biological products including biopesticides and biostimulants as beneficial tools for commercial agriculture, forestry, golf courses, home gardens, horticulture, ornamentals, and public health through education, outreach and advocacy activities at the state, federal and international levels.

Biostimulant Coalition

The Biostimulant Coalition is a group of interested parties cooperating to proactively address regulatory and legislative issues involving biological or naturally-derived additives and / or similar products, including but not limited to bacterial or microbial inoculants, biochemical materials, amino acids, humic acids, fulvic acid, seaweed extract and other similar materials. The coalition is a nonprofit affiliation of interested parties.

AFAIA, Players in a Greener Land

AFAÏA is the french representative for companies providing fertilizers and innovative inputs for sustainable plant crops. It is the Trade association of stakeholders from the growing media, mulching, organic amendments, organic and organo-mineral fertilizers and biostimulants industries. AFAÏA put the accent on the importance of biostimulants in agriculture by creating a complete website dedicated to them :

ASTM International

Papers are invited for the 41st Symposium on Pesticide Formulation and Delivery Systems: Formulation and Application Challenges of Diverse Agricultural Agrochemicals to be held Tuesday – Thursday, October 27-29, 2020. Sponsored by ASTM Committee E35 on Pesticides, Antimicrobials, and Alternative Control Agents, the symposium will be held at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the October standards development meetings the committee.

This symposium will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of formulation and application technologies associated with pesticides, biostimulants, micronutrients, and adjuvant products (agrochemicals). More information regarding the call for papers can be found here.



delivered as a hybrid event live in-person & digital experiences: 28 november – 1 december 2023, allianz mico, Milan, Italy.
The worlds largest event on plant biostimulants puts you at the center of the latest science, the leading edge of technology, and the heart of the industry. No other biostimulants event comes close to the experience or expertise.


Funded by ERASMUS + under Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training, the Biostimulant Academy is composed by 4 distance training programs, free of charge and given in 5 languages (French, English, Spanish, Italian and Dutch). Registration open for the webinar to be held on July 1st from 9:00 to 10:30. Click the link below to register.

FARM TO FORK EUROPE 2022 hybrid event

FARM TO FORK EUROPE 2022 will be held as a hybrid event (Live In-Person & Digital Experiences) from 21st till 23rd of June 2022 organized by New Ag International and EBIC (The European Biostimulants Industry Council). The topic of the conference is “plant biostimulants in the global context- visionary initiatives to drive forward your future strategy”.  To know more and sign up for the conference please see link below.


4TH BIOSTIMULANTS EUROPE will bring together senior executives and experts from biostimulants manufacturers, research institutes, chemical companies, farmers and growers, major associations, technology companies, consultants, to discuss the latest changes, challenges and developments within the industry.


Meet the world’s leading plant scientists and discover the latest data, research and results to improve biostimulant product development.
Access novel science, technologies and contacts to improve efficiencies across the entire spectrum of biostimulant development and production

FARM TO FORK EUROPE virtual conference

FARM TO FORK EUROPE will be held in virtual form from 22th till 24th of June organized by New Ag International and EBIC (The European Biostimulants Industry Council). The topic of the conference is emerging opportunities and trends in European Agri-food and the role of biostimulants in the next-gen food chain. To know more and sign up for the conference please see link below.


IFA SMART & GREEN will showcase cutting-edge plant nutrition technologies from slow- and controlled-release fertilizers to digital farming, biostimulants and nutrient recovery and recycling. The conference will be held in virtual form from 8th till 10th of June. To know more and sign up please see link below.

1st International Electronic Conference on Agronomy

Dr. Giuseppe Colla and Dr. Youssef Rouphael from our Scientific Committee will be Chairmen of session 2 & 3 of the 1st International Electronic Conference on Agronomy (10th and 11th May, 2021) about biostimulants. To know more and sign up for the conference please see link below.

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Plant regulator rulemaking draws comments from biostimulants industry

The U.S. EPA is considering heavier regulation of the biostimulants industry, and industry leaders gave them an earful in a formal comment period that recently ended.

EBIC President: Education Crucial to Growth of Biostimulants Industry

Luca Bonini knows there are short- and long-term challenges facing the biostimulants industry. As the new President of the European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC), he is ready to directly confront those challenges.

Biostimulants Market to Reach US$ 5,526.8 MIL by 2027

Rise in Demand for Sustainable Agricultural Solutions to Drive Market Transparency Market Research.

Draft Guidance for Plant Regulators, Including Plant Biostimulants

In recognition of the growing categories of products generally known as plant biostimulants, this draft document gives guidance on which products are (and are not) subject to regulation under FIFRA as plant regulator pesticides, and what kinds of claims can be made for them.

Biostimulants Raring for Regulation

The biostimulant industry remains in search of an official identity.

First US Law Regarding Biostimulants

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill, which was signed into law on December 20, 2018, provides the first statutory language about plant biostimulants in any federal law. The is the first law in the United States to recognize the importance of plant biostimulants as an emerging technology for agriculture.

Biostimulants And Micronutrients: The Making Of A Market

The market for biostimulants and micronutrients continues to grow faster than many other areas of the crop protection market. While comparatively small, these products continue to gain acceptance and make available new solutions suppliers can provide growers.