CIR Crop Innovations and Regulations in Barcelona, Spain
4 - 6 September 2018

Join SCC at the annual CIR conference, taking place at CCIB Barcelona on 4 – 6 September 2018. At the event, you will meet the crop protection and nutrition community and gain insight into the latest regulatory policy and R&D advancements for effective plant protection products, biopesticides, and biostimulants. To learn more about the upcoming event, please follow the link.

If you are active in the biopesticides sector and especially regulatory affairs, make sure you attend the AgChem Forum: Regulatory Frameworks to hear the latest developments in the registration of Low Risk Substances presented by our Senior Manager Dr Bernd Brielbeck on Day 1 at 12:15.

If you are interested in receiving an update on current and future challenges of Efficacy evaluation, you should better not miss out on Dr Norbert Weissmann’s speech in the AgChem Forum scheduled on Day 2 at 12:00. Dr Weissmann is Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, Head of SCC’s Efficacy Group.

Don’t forget to visit SCC at stand 13.

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with our experts to discuss your specific regulatory needs at CIR in September.


Risk assessment for biocides – training course in Brussels, Belgium
4 - 5 September 2018
We are pleased to invite you to a training course brought to you by Biocides Hub in partnership with SCC on Risk Assessment for Biocides, taking place in Brussels on 4-5 September 2018.
The training course focuses on providing a comprehensive overview of environmental (ERA) and human health risk assessments (HHRA) based on theoretical and practical sessions, including the use of software tools and models. In the changing landscape of the regulatory requirements for ERA and HHRA it becomes more and more challenging for the industry to stay up-to-date and meet constantly rising standards. This two-day course is designed for environmental and human risk assessors and regulators from industry, authorities and consultancies.

For further information, please download the programme or visit directly the event website.


Umwelt 2018 in Münster, Germany
9 - 12 September 2018

Please meet SCC at the environmental conference “Umwelt 2018”, taking place at the University of Münster in September 2018.

Don’t forget to drop by at SCC’s stand in the exhibition area. Our environmental experts look forward to sharing with you their expertise on regulatory and scientific issues you are interested in.

This year event is organised by the University of Münster in cooperation with the Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology Expert Group of the German Chemical Society (GDCH UÖ) and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – German Language Branch (SETAC GLB). The conference will provide an update on the novel scientific advancements as well as the latest regulatory developments in the fields of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology.

Fore more information on the upcoming event, please click here to visit the event website.

ABIM 2018 – the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting in Basel, Switzerland
22 - 24 October 2018

Please meet
Dr Lars Huber, Head of Biostimulants, Fertiliser, IPM
Dr Karin Lauber, Senior Regulatory Specialist Agrochemicals and Biopesticides
Sarah-Madeleine Hoenig, Manager Agrochemicals and Biopesticides – Regulatory Affairs

at the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting 2018. at the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting 2018. Don’t miss a chance to visit us at stand 1 and and feel free to ask our experts for advice on any issue of your interest concerning regulatory framework and registration of biological and low risk substances.
ABIM is internationally recognised as the global platform for the biocontrol industry to network, discover and unveil new products, market opportunities and research areas. For more information on the ABIM 2018, please visit the official website.


EPPO Workshop on Comparative Assessment in Lisbon, Portugal
24 - 25 October 2018

Please join SCC at the upcoming EPPO Workshop on Comparative Assessment of Plant Protection Products in Lisbon, this October.
The workshop will provide an update on comparative assessment approaches for plant protection products in line with Regulation EC 1107/2009.
The workshop will start with a plenary session comprising introductory lectures from applicants and national authorities followed by breakout sessions divided into different groups. The event will also reconsider the conclusions and recommendations from the previous Workshop held in 2009 and identify whether there are areas for further work or guidance in relation to the EPPO Standard PP1/271 as revised in 2015. As in previous EPPO workshops one can expect that there will be also information provided on further activities of EPPO like new standards on formulation change and on co-formulated mixtures  which are expected to have passed the final approval process before October. Both new standards should be considered for the 2019 trial planning and, if available by then, can be discussed with our expert in Lisbon.
Click here, to learn more about the EPPO workshop in October.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet
Dr. Joachim Kranz, Manager Regulatory Affairs, Agrochemicals and Biopesticides – Efficacy,
at the upcoming workshop. Joachim looks forward to discussing your company’s registration needs as well as efficacy evaluation issues with you in Lisbon.