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Celebrating 25 Years of CPVO

Part 2 - Looking At The Hot Topics The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), in Angers, France, is tasked to administer the EU system of plant...

The Court of Justice of the European Union Sheds Light In Case C-176/18 on the Scope of EU Plant Variety Rights

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published on 19 December 2019 the landmark ruling C-176/18 Club de Variedades Vegetales Protegidas vs...

132 Research Institutes and Associations Urge the EU to Reconsider Stance on Genome Editing

The European Sustainable Agriculture through Genome Editing (EU-SAGE) network and its members from 132 European research institutes and associations urge the European Council, European...

Europe is Lagging Behind, Again!

Why biotechnology is the perfect fit for the EU’s Green Deal Since 1996, EuropaBio has been representing the interests of the biotechnology industry at European...

Technology is the Solution

For the past five years, the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) of the European Commission has organised the EU Agricultural...

A European Citizens’ Initiative on Plant Breeding Innovation

We have seen the result of young people taking initiative: whether battling climate change or taking on human rights, there is no doubt that...

New EU Plant Health Rules

In October 2016, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 on protective measures against plant pests (“Plant Health Law”). On 13 December...

A Science Charter for a Precautionary Europe

The last five years in the European Parliament were dark years for science. With anti-vaxxers and chemophobes using the Parliament to run anti-industry campaigns,...

Penny Maplestone Has the Perfect Job, Sees Brexit as a Dark Nebulous Cloud

When it comes to the UK leaving the EU, the real issue is the complete uncertainty: Are we leaving? When are we leaving? On...

93 European Associations Call for an Ambitious Horizon Europe Programme

We, the undersigned 93 European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders, hereby urge the EU Institutions to make research, development and innovation...