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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.25 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

40

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    EuropaBio

    EU Transparency Register

    1298286943-59 First registered on 08 Jan 2009

    Goals / Remit

    EuropaBio is Europe's largest and most influential biotech industry group. Initiated in 1996 to represent the interests of the biotechnology industry at European level, and constantly engaged in a dialogue with the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Ministers EuropaBio aims to influence legislation on biotechnology, representing Healthcare and Industrial biotechnology sectors. EuropaBio goals include: (1) promoting an innovative, coherent, and dynamic biotechnology-based industry in Europe; (2) advocating free and open markets and the removal of barriers to competitiveness with other areas of the world; (3) committing to an open, transparent, and informed dialogue with all stakeholders about the ethical, social, and economic aspects of biotechnology and its benefits; (4) championing the socially responsible use of biotechnology to ensure that its potential is fully used to the benefit of humans and their environment.

    Main EU files targeted

    Bioeconomy Strategy and action plan
    Regulation on Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products
    Directive 98/44/EC on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions
    Innovative Health Initiative (Horizon Europe)
    European Green Deal and initiatives thereunder
    Orphan Medicinal Products and Paediatric regulation
    New genomic techniques and review of GMOs legislation
    Participation in the following Commission public consultations (2021):
    Animal & plant health / safe food & feedstuffs – designation of official laboratories
    Healthy soils – new EU soil strategy
    Animal nutrition - modernisation of EU rules on feed additives
    Cross-border healthcare – evaluation of patients’ rights
    Digital health data and services – the European health data space
    Blue bioeconomy – towards a strong and sustainable EU algae sector
    European bioeconomy policy: stocktaking and future developments
    Climate change – restoring sustainable carbon cycles
    Legislation for plants produced by certain new genomic techniques
    Sustainable EU food system –new initiative
    Policy framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics
    Biopesticides – approval criteria for microbial active substances
    Revision of the EU general pharmaceuticals legislation

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue des Arts 53 bte8 8th floor
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 53 bte8 8th floor
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%5

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Jamie Wilkinson 03 Jun 2022 02 Jun 2023
    Ms Claire SKENTELBERY 22 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2023
    Ms Agnes BORG 06 Jan 2022 05 Jan 2023
    Mr Bernard GRIMM 07 Oct 2021 16 Jan 2022
    Ms Claire SKENTELBERY 25 Nov 2020 24 Nov 2021
    Mr Bernard GRIMM 09 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Mr Darren KINSELLA 26 Feb 2020 25 Feb 2021
    Ms Agnes BORG 22 Feb 2020 19 Feb 2021
    Ms Violeta GEORGIEVA KOLEVA 10 Dec 2019 09 Dec 2020
    Mr Coen FREDERIKS 10 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2020
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 09 Oct 2019 08 Oct 2020
    Mr Bernard GRIMM 01 Oct 2019 30 Sep 2020
    Mr Beat SPATH 06 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Ms Agnes BORG 02 Mar 2019 01 Mar 2020
    Mr Mark MØLLER-NIELSEN 13 Oct 2018 11 Jan 2019
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 07 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Bernard GRIMM 07 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Pedro NARRO SANCHEZ 03 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Ms Petra KOSTOLANIOVA 26 Jul 2018 31 Jul 2019
    Mr Beat SPATH 11 Jul 2018 10 Jul 2019
    Mr John Brennan 02 Jun 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Davide MARCHI 20 Jan 2018 18 Jan 2019
    Mr Darren KINSELLA 15 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2019
    Ms Agnes BORG 09 Jan 2018 08 Jan 2019
    Ms Violeta Georgieva 05 Oct 2017 28 Sep 2018
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 05 Oct 2017 28 Sep 2018
    Mr Pedro NARRO SANCHEZ 10 Aug 2017 08 Aug 2018
    Mr Beat SPATH 20 Jul 2017 13 Jul 2018
    Mr Ronald Jager 20 Jul 2017 10 Jul 2018
    Mr John Brennan 27 Jun 2017 19 Jun 2018
    Mr Alexander Gibbs 04 Apr 2017 31 Mar 2018
    Mr Davide MARCHI 23 Jan 2017 05 Jan 2018
    Ms Agnes BORG 05 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2018
    Ms Violeta Georgieva 10 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 10 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017
    Mr Pedro NARRO SANCHEZ 13 Sep 2016 07 Sep 2017
    Mr Beat SPATH 22 Aug 2016 03 Aug 2017
    Ms Nathalie Moll 22 Aug 2016 01 Aug 2017
    Mr Ronald Jager 22 Aug 2016 01 Aug 2017
    Mr Alexander Gibbs 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Ms Agnes BORG 03 Feb 2016 11 Jan 2017
    Ms Violeta Georgieva 14 Oct 2015 12 Oct 2016
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 14 Oct 2015 12 Oct 2016
    Mr Riccardo Mezzasalma 25 Sep 2015 23 Sep 2016
    Mr Beat SPATH 06 Aug 2015 03 Aug 2016
    Ms Nathalie Moll 06 Aug 2015 03 Aug 2016
    Mr Pedro NARRO SANCHEZ 06 Aug 2015 03 Aug 2016
    Ms Miriam Gargesi 01 Aug 2015 30 Jul 2016
    Ms Joanna Dupont-Inglis 23 Oct 2014 21 Oct 2015
    Ms Nathalie Moll 07 Aug 2014 05 Aug 2015
    Ms Violeta Georgieva 25 Oct 2014 23 Oct 2015
    Mrs Joanna Dupont-Inglis 23 Oct 2014 21 Oct 2015
    Mr Antoine Peeters 21 Oct 2014 16 Oct 2015
    Mr Riccardo Mezzasalma 23 Sep 2014 18 Sep 2015
    Mrs Nilsy Desaint 23 Sep 2014 19 Sep 2015
    Mr Beat SPATH 07 Aug 2014 05 Aug 2015
    Mrs Nathalie Moll 07 Aug 2014 05 Aug 2015
    Mr Beat SPATH 17 Apr 2013 15 Apr 2014
    Mr Beat SPATH 24 Apr 2012 31 Mar 2013
    Mrs Pauline BASTIDON 17 Jan 2012 31 Dec 2012

    Complementary Information

    5 staff persons involved in total on different percentages: 2 at 25% and 2 at 20% and 1 at 10%

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    International Council of Biotechnology Associations
    https://internationalbiotech.org
    FAIB - Federation of European and International Associations established in Belgium
    https://faib.org/home/
    OECD/BIAC
    https://biac.org/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    CDG International aspects of agriculture#E03197#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3197 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#CDG Environment and climate change#E03194#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3194 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Technical Expert Group for the implementation of the Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes#E02551#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2551 #Member #C#Industry, Academia/Research#Consultation Forum on Access and benefit sharing (ABS)#E03396#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3396 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#eHealth Stakeholder Group#E02769#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2769 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#CDG Rural Development#E03201#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3201 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#CDG Arable crops#E03191#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3191 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Commission expert group "Industrial Forum"#E03743#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3743 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health#E00860#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=860 #Observer #C#Industry, SMEs#Animal Health Advisory Committee

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Main policy areas of interest in the last year:

    Healthcare:

    • All EU policy tracks related to pharmaceuticals, their regulation and access, and to the development of an innovative EU healthcare biotech sector.

    Industrial biotechnology:

    • All EU policy tracks related to the development of the bio-based economy (e.g. agricultural policy, research and innovation, industry and competitiveness, environment, climate change, trade, energy and transport, etc.).

    Horizontal issues:

    • SME policy
    • All policy developments related to intellectual property rights

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    40 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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