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BBAis a non-profit organisation bringing together the Belgian leading
actors in the field of biotechnology (industry and universities), in order
to promote biotechnology in Belgium. The association, which was created in
1986, currently numbers 25 companies, 24 university laboratories and 9
public organisations in Belgium. BBA is also a member and co-founder of
EuropaBio (the European Association for BioIndustries). A News Bulletin of
the Belgian BioIndustries Association has been started in September 1998.
EUROPABIO provides a European focus for the collation and dissemination
of information on national and European issues; helps National BioIndustries
Associations effectively contribute to the development of EC regulatory
policy and assists in coordinating application on a national level of EC
directives affecting biotechnology.
Biological control and integrated pest
Biological control and integrated pest management (IPM) are a first step
towards a sustainable agriculture ... Below, you will find the leading Belgian
companies in this field.
Biobest has three major fields of activity: 1) production and supply of
products for biological
pollination and biological
control; 2) registration, field development and marketing of
biopesticides; 3) contract research (efficacy trials, residue trials,
side-effects on beneficials and bumblebees of chemical pesticides and
Ilse Velden 18
Tel: +32- (0)14 25.79.80
Fax: +32-(0)14 25.79.82
Founded in 1988, GAWI (Groupement d’Arboriculteurs pratiqant en
Wallonie les techniques Intégrées / Organisation of Walloon Fruit growers
who apply the Integrated Techniques) is a non-profit organisation, that is
recognised as a Regional Pilot Centre for References and Experiments in
Its mission is:
- the technical support of fruit growers that apply the Integrated Fruit
- the validation of the Integrated Production Techniques and the
measures for the protection of the environment and human health,
- to draw up and update the Fruitnet guidelines for the Integrated
Production of pome fruit,
- to help draw up guidelines for the Integrated Production of other
fruit and/or vegetable cultures.
Rue des Coccinelles, 1
B-4600 Visé - Belgique
Tél.: +32-(0)4 / 379 23 36
Fax: +32-(0)4 / 379 69 12
Horpi Systems is the Walloon counterpart of Biobest, and is based in the
Province of Liège. It produces, between others, ladybirds that are used for
biological control of scale insects and aphids.
Grand Route 65
Tel.: +32 4 259.43.55
Fax: +32 4 259.43.56
Launched in 1985, EUREKA has already changed the face of
pan-European cooperative research and development. It is a framework through
which industry and research institutes from 29
European countries and the European Union develop and exploit the
technologies crucial to global competitiveness and a better quality of life.
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