The Bernard Blum Award was launched in 2015 by the IBMA to commemorate its founding president. The award goes to the most innovative biocontrol product of the year. The award recipient should have a high impact in the management of pests or diseases while having a low impact on human health and the environment. ¡

The award will be presented at the opening of ABIM, the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting.

The nominations for this year’s Bernard Blum Award are, in alphabetical order:

Agro Advance Technology

Bio Bee Sde Eliyahu

Biobest

Bionovatic

Biotalys

E-nema

IPL Biologicals

Kwizda Agro

UV Boosting

A short-list will be made from the nominations and announced shortly before the digital ABIM conference and exhibition running 19-21 October

The Bernard Blum Award is presented annually by IBMA to the most innovative biocontrol product of the year. The award recipient should have a high impact in the management of pests or diseases whilst having a low impact on human health and the environment. 

Nominations are open until 17:00 CET 24th JULY 2020
Please find the call for nominations on the Bernard Blum Award page
Similar to the past five years, IBMA will award a trophy, interview and product placement in New Ag International and 2BMonthly publications, as well as complementary registration for ABIM 2021 for the winning innovation. The three shortlisted finalists will have the opportunity to present their innovative products at the award ceremony and banner/poster display at ABIM 2020, the premier global biocontrol industry event.