Webinar: Biopesticide basics - definition,
approval & regulations

Join Marianne Thuen Jakobsen for a webinar focusing on the basics of biopesticides, regulations surrounding them and what to expect in the near future.

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Biopesticide basics – definition, approval and regulations

Join a regulatory specialist, Marianne Thuen Jakobsen, to learn about the basics of biopesticides, their definitions, regulations surrounding them, and what to expect in the near future. This webinar is aimed at anyone who is just starting out in regulatory affairs for biopesticides, as well as for professionals from other departments who need to improve their understanding of the biopesticides regulatory environment. Some of the questions we'll cover during this webinar include:

  • What is the definition of a biopesticide?

  • What is the difference between biologicals and biopesticides?

  • Do all biologicals or biopesticides fall under the Regulation EC 1107/2009 or the biocide regulation?

  • Where do biostimulants fit in the picture?

  • What is going on regulation-wise for biopesticides?

  • Is it easier to get a biopesticide approved in the EU than a conventional pesticide?

  • How many biopesticides are approved in the EU?

  • Are biopesticides part of IPM (Integrated Pest Management)?

  • What are the dossier requirements for biopesticides compared to conventional pesticides?

  • Can biopesticides be used in organic farming?

About the speaker

Marianne Thuen Jakobsen is an independent regulatory consultant with extensive experience in both EU regulations as well as Sub-Saharan African regulations for agrochemicals. Following 10 years in the industry working as a Patent officer, QA specialist and Regulatory Specialist, Marianne set up her own regulatory consultancy in 2016. Through the consultancy projects, she facilitates approvals for plant protection products in the EU and Subsaharan Africa, and gets involved in complex regulatory cases.

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