The World BioProtection Forum (WBF) is a non-profit organisation that encourages collaboration between the biocontrol industry and academia in the AgriTech sector. Our goal is to connect different stakeholders who can work together to ensure the successful development and commercialisation of biocontrol products.
Encourage the development of next-generation formulation and delivery systems.
Encourage collaborations for research and commercialisation.
Enhance opportunities for startups/SMEs to raise investment, while creating more general investor interest in the sector.
Focusing on the development of next-generation formulation and delivery systems – to fill the gaps in the market created by removal of toxic pesticides, consumer demand for organic foods, and sustainable agriculture.
Providing a world-class platform to connect academia and industry for novel innovation, encouraging collaboration, commercialisation, presence and credibility in biocontrol across world markets.
Offering InvestorReady Sessions to innovators, entrepreneurs and SMEs, enhancing opportunities to raise investment while creating more general investor interest in the sector.
Connecting SMEs to other SMEs for business and collaboration, and expansion into new markets.
Recognising innovation and talent, raising awareness of novel innovations and highlighting important advances in the biocontrol sector.
Leading regulatory reform for biopesticides in the UK post-Brexit, removing obstacles to commercialising novel products more quickly and cost effectively.
Connecting the biocontrol industry for successful commercialization and investment.
The WBF is delighted to host the Annual World BioProtection Summit and Awards, which will return in its full format at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England on
23-25 May 2022.
The World Bioprotection Awards are the only Awards recognising achievements across the biocontrol industry, and this year ten innovators from ten different categories will be celebrated for outstanding innovation.
Nominate your innovation or a Biocontrol Innovation to help your colleagues gain the recognition they deserve.
Pitch for investment to commercialise your ideas! If you have a novel biocontrol innovation you are looking to get traction and investment, this is for you!
AWBSA have an InvestorReady Pitch session where you can pitch your innovation to different investors. If you’d like to secure an investment for that novel idea, you can achieve this by pitching your ideas to potential investors at the AWBSA 2022.
The annual meeting of the World BioProtection Forum’s India Chapter will take place on 1st December 2022 at the highly reputed Sharda University, India