Shortlist announced for The Biopesticide Awards 2019

6th June 2019

Bionema Limited in conjunction with Swansea University are hosting the inaugural Biopesticide Summit on 2-3 July 2019 to address the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical crop protection.

The Biopesticide Summit Ltd is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses and experts shortlisted for the Biopesticide Awards 2019.

Finalists were selected by a panel of five judges from academic, commercial and technical sectors which included businesses and experts operating in the biocontrol industry. 

The shortlist features entrants who are up for one or more awards – and includes leading businesses from the biocontrol industry and experts from different sectors for Outstanding Achievement.  

The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards reception and presentation hosted by The Biopesticide Summit at Swansea University on the evening of the July 2nd 2019. 

The shortlisted few for new Bioinsecticide, Biofungicide, Bionematicide, Semiochemicals, Biofertilizer and Biostimulant Products, Outstanding Achievement, Industry Collaboration and Innovative Research Project of The Year;

Ecolibrium Biologicals


Andhra University


Russell Bio


AG Bio


ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture

Birmingham University & Bionema


Prof Shashi Sharma, Dr Shakir Al-Zaidi, Dr S. Desai

Commenting on this year’s entries, The Biopesticide Summit Chair Dr Minshad Ansari said: “Many congratulations to all our finalists on reaching the shortlist – and a huge thank you to all our entrants for the time and energy they put into their entries for the Biopesticide Awards 2019.”

The standard of entries this year have been exceptionally high, making our judges’ task extremely hard.

The Biopesticide Awards celebrate the achievement, excellence, and the contribution industry and research communities make to the biocontrol community. The Biopesticide Awards is the perfect platform for any biocontrol business to highlight their achievements and gain the recognition they deserve.

Business Awards sponsorsThanks, are also due to the Biopesticide Awards industry sponsors GreavesBrewster, Bionema, Maxstim and Swansea University for supporting this year’s awards programme.

Winners Presentation

Winners will be announced on 2nd July at the Biopesticide Awards reception and presentation. 

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