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CropLife UK Conference 3rd July 2024

June 20, 2024

Kerona Scientific is delighted to be attending the upcoming CropLife UK Conference in York. We are looking forward to catching up with our UK clients in person and learning about the latest UK regulatory developments. If you would like to arrange a meeting, please get in touch with us at info@kerona.ie

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17th Fitosymposium Seville

April 16, 2024

Kerona Scientific attended the 17th Fitoymposium on March 13th to 15th in Seville, Spain. This three-day gathering brought together experts, public and private organizations, and professionals from the plant protection and fertilizer sectors. The main discussions during the event were regarding food quality and safety at European level; the new updates […]

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17º Symposium Nacional de Sanidad Vegetal

March 11, 2024

Dr Irene McGrath and Rosa Mª Miras López from Kerona Scientific are looking forward to attending the 17º Symposium Nacional de Sanidad Vegetal (Fitosymposium) in Seville 13, 14, 15 March 2024. The National Plant Health Symposium is organised by Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Agrícolas de Andalucía Occidental, and will focus on […]

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State of play of the Fertilising Products Regulation and its future development

November 13, 2023

During the 2023 Dublin FPR Symposium on the 28th of September, Dr Theodora Nikolakopoulou, Policy Officer for Fertilising Products, DG GROW, spoke about the state of play of the Fertilising Products Regulation (EU) 2019/2009 (the FPR) and its future developments. Dr Theodora started the presentation by reviewing briefly the most important […]

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Irish Perspective on the Fertilising Products Regulation

November 7, 2023

On September 28th, 2023, Kerona Scientific hosted their first FPR Symposium. Among the speakers at the symposium were Dr Finbarr O’Regan and Colin Murtagh from the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine in Ireland. Their presentation focused on Ireland’s perspective regarding the regulation of fertilisers, particularly in light of the […]

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Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting 23-25 October 2023

November 2, 2023

Catherine Al-Haddad and Evangelia Chatzaki from Kerona Scientific attended the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM) on the 23rd to 25th of October 2023 in Basel, Switzerland. Exhibitors and speakers from all over the world were present, representing both industry and the regulatory bodies. This provides an excellent opportunity for delegates to […]

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Fruit Attraction 2023

October 24, 2023

On the 3rd and 4th of October Dr Irene McGrath and Diego Medina attended the fifteenth edition of Fruit Attraction in Madrid. Fruit Attraction is the main fruit and vegetable fair in Spain and is one of the biggest events in the sector at European and global level. The event brought […]

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Efficacy Testing for Biostimulants

October 17, 2023

Biostimulant Efficacy Testing was explored in Kerona’s very first Dublin FPR Symposium on the Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR, Regulation (EU) 2019/1009) on the 28th of September 2023. In fact, the plethora of questions received from the attendees showed that there is a lot of uncertainty around the standards for designing efficacy […]

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Industry Insight into the FPR from a Plant Biostimulant Perspective

October 10, 2023

On September 28th 2023, Kerona Scientific held their first Dublin FPR Symposium dealing with key regulatory aspects relevant to the registration of products under the Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR, Regulation (EU) 2019/1009). Neal Sanders, Operations Manager at IntraCrop Ltd, UK, presented his industry insight into the FPR from a Plant Biostimulant […]

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Experience with CE Marking of Plant Biostimulants under the FPR

October 5, 2023

Dr Ildikó Varga and Júlia Ferenczi, experts in plant biostimulants at CerTrust Notified Body 2806, spoke at the recent Dublin FPR Symposium, sharing their experience with CE Marking of plant biostimulants under the Fertilising Products Regulation (EU) 2019/2009 (the FPR). There are some borderline cases between the FPR and the Plant […]

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Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting 2023

September 26, 2023

Catherine Aqleh Alhaddad and Evangelia Chatzaki from Kerona Scientific are looking forward to attending ABIM in Basel, Switzerland from 23 – 25 October 2023. During the three days over 1500 delegates from over 50 countries representing more than 500 companies and organisations from all over the globe can be expected to […]

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Fruit Attraction 2023

September 19, 2023

Fruit Attraction 2023 Dr Irene McGrath and Diego Medina Collado from Kerona Scientific are looking forward to attending Fruit Attraction in Madrid from October 3rd to 5th, 2023. In its 15th Anniversary, Fruit Attraction will bring together more than 90,000 delegates from 135 countries looking for the latest trends in the fruit and […]

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FPR Symposium 28th September 2023 (virtual event)

August 29, 2023

Kerona Scientific is delighted to announce our upcoming virtual Fertiliser Symposium on the 28th of September. We hope that you can join us for this exciting opportunity to hear from regulatory experts in the European fertiliser industry. Experience with CE Marking of Plant Biostimulants under the FPR, Dr. Ildikó Varga and Júlia […]

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International Crop-Science Conference & Exhibition India 2023

August 14, 2023

Dr Irene McGrath and Greg O’Brien from Kerona Scientific are looking forward to attend ICSCE (International Crop-Science Exhibition), India’s biggest agri inputs trade show, in New Delhi on the 7th and 8th of September 2023. Please get in touch at info@kerona.ie to arrange a meeting in New Delhi if you are […]

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Introducing FPR Webinars

January 12, 2023

Kerona Scientific has been delivering tailored training courses for many years and we are delighted to expand our range with the launch of two new Fertiliser Webinars. Webinar 1 – Overview of the FPR Tuesday 7th February 2023, 10.00h-11.00h GMT (80,-€) This webinar will cover the history of fertilisers regulation in the […]

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Ctgb Workshop

November 28, 2022

Our Regulatory Consultant Amanda Araujo de França will participate in the Ctgb’s “Workshop on Plant Protection Products – The preparation of microbial active substance and product dossiers based on the new legislation” on the 1st of December 2022 in Ede, Netherlands. Please contact us at info@kerona.ie  if you need regulatory support […]

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Kerona Scientific is expanding in Spain

October 19, 2022

Kerona Scientific is delighted to welcome two new expert members to our growing EU regulatory team, based in our Spanish office. Luis Guillermo Fresco Dorrio Luis is an environmentalist toxicologist with a degree in Environmental Sciences from Universidad de Vigo, Ourense, a Master’s degree in water treatment and purification management and […]

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Notified Bodies under Fertiliser Regulation (EU) No 2019/1009

August 25, 2022

The new Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) (Regulation (EU) 2019/1009) entered into force in July 2022, repealing the Fertiliser Regulation (EC) No 2003/2003. The scope of the new FPR regulation has been extended to include biostimulants, organic fertilisers, organo-mineral fertilisers, and growing media, and harmonises EU requirements related to quality, safety, and […]

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