European Biostimulants Industry Council

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.7 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

4

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Biostimulants Industry Council   (EBIC)

    EU Transparency Register

    034239613511-14 First registered on 23 Apr 2014

    Goals / Remit

    The European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC) promotes the contribution of plant biostimulants to make agriculture more sustainable and resilient and in doing so promotes the growth and development of the European Biostimulant Industry. EBIC was founded in June 2011 as the European Biostimulant Industry Consortium and changed its named when it gained legal identity in 2013.

    Main EU files targeted

    Circular economy

    Bioeconomy

    Fertilising Products Regulation

    Green Deal

    Farm to Fork

    Sustainable Food Systems

    Soil Health

    Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Agriculture

    Address

    Head Office
    Square de Meeûs 35 Silversquare Europe
    BRUSSELS 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Square de Meeûs 35 Silversquare Europe
    BRUSSELS 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%1
    25%4
    10%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The organisation has two member company representatives who represent EBIC in DG GROW's Commission Expert Group on Fertilising Products, and one member company who represents EBIC in the Expert Group on EU Fertilisers Market Observatory. Other member company employees may occasionally meet with EU officials. The secretariat is provided by Prospero & Partners (a consultancy that is also in the Transparency Register). Senior Consultants conducted the public affairs work, with several support staff dedicating part of their time to supporting them.

    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

    Affiliate member to IFA: International Fertilizer Association

    Liaison to CEN/TC 455 on Plant Biostimulants

    Member to ESAE: The European Society of Association Executives
    https://www.esae.eu

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    prospero & partners 500,000€ - 599,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    prospero & partners

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3832 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#Working Group on Plant Health#Working Group on Seeds and Propagating Material#Commission expert group on Fertilising Products #E01320#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1320 #Observer #C#Industry#Expert Group EU Fertilisers Market Observatory#E03899#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3899 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    Organisation of events related to Regulation on EU Fertilising Products

    Accredited observers to DG GROW's Commission Expert Group on Fertilising Products, to the Coordination Group of Notified Bodies for EU Fertilising Products and to the Expert Group on EU Fertilisers Market Observatory.

    Liaison status with CEN TC 455 on Plant Biostimulants

    Regular meetings with MEPs, staff and advisers

    Regular meetings with Commission officials

    Regular meetings with Council permanent representatives and EU presidencies

    Publication of position papers related to relevant EU policies

    Media Communication on relevant EU policies

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    4 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 05 Jul 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject The EU's regulatory approach to biostimulants
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on Fertiliser Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Peter Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
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