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Fundamentals of EU Biopesticide Regulations

5-week online academy | 1 hours per week

14 September - 23 October 2020

Online Academy

The biopesticide industry has witnessed considerable growth in recent years due to the increasing demand for greener formulations. Biochemical pesticides are naturally occurring substances that control pests by non-toxic mechanisms hence they are a much more environmentally friendly solution.

During this 5-week 5 module course, you will become up to date with the evolving regulatory environment in Europe for biopesticides and equip yourself with the knowledge needed to overcome challenging regulatory scenarios to ensure your piece of this market. You will compare and contrast the regulations in North America with the EU, helping you to navigate the landscape and gain speedy approval.

If you would like to start the course sooner than advertised simply get in contact with our training consultants by emailing [email protected] and we will arrange this for you as soon as possible.

  • Learn how to properly define biopesticides in the context of all plant protection products
  • Understand the EU regulatory environment for biopesticides and its key developments
  • Obtain a detailed guide for conducting your regulatory risk assessments
  • Compare EU regulatory requirements to those in the US/Canada (NAFTA)
  • Contrast the developments in EU regulations to developments in other key global markets

Dr José Carvalho

Dr José Carvalho has 10 years of experience in then agrochemicals field with the main focus on regulatory issues and environmental risk assessment. Prior to joining the Knoell group, he led a GLP chromatography laboratory for agrochemicals monitoring in surface water and developed new methods for chemical analytical control for a German governmental agency (BAM). He authored 10 publications in international peer-reviewed journals in the field of chemistry/environmental and two book chapters on Food Chemistry published by the Royal Society of Chemical.

For the past 5 years, José has been coordinating agrochemical dossiers for active substances and formulated product for regulatory approval. He has led several trainings on regulatory aspects of formulated products, data protection and confidentiality claims.

This course is relevant to anyone who is just starting out in regulatory affairs for agrochemicals but also for professionals from other departments who need to develop their understanding of the regulatory environment.

ATI online academies are perfect for busy professionals as they require just 1 - 2 hours per week of your time, and include an interactive forum for you to ask direct questions about challenges you are facing to expert course leaders.

Modules are released on a weekly basis so you can pace yourself alongside your peers and you will have access to a comprehensive set of assets to support your learning such as video content, quizzes and case studies.


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ATI is committed to delivering learning programmes, both online and face-to-face, which drive the growth of the agrochemical industry by developing the knowledge and competencies of professionals. Upon completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate which can be displayed on your LinkedIn profile and shared through social media to demonstrate your professional development to the industry. Once your course is completed you will receive instructions for how to obtain and share the certificate.

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