ACI’s Biostimulants Europe 2024

ACI’s Biostimulants Europe 2024 conference that took place in Valencia on 17th & 18th January 2024 congregated industry leaders, researchers, scientists, and professionals from the Biostimulants sector.

High-qualified presentations and later discussions on the advancements, challenges and opportunities were discussed and allow the attendees to gain a deeper understanding of the sector´s current landscape and prospects.

Please see below the key topics:

  • Biostimulant Market Insights & Update: global sales, ingredients trends to plant extracts, hydrolized proteins and microbials, growth drivers in the sector (such us Corteva positioned as a leader in biologicals) and the future growth of the sector driven by sustainability were discussed.
  • Policy & Regulatory challenges: EU fertilizing Regulation in parallel with the National Rules for fertilizing products are the pieces of legislation that currently regulates their marketing in Europe. The advantages and disadvantages of choosing one or the other route for the biostimulant products were commented, as well as the correct data to be prepared and submitted with the applications were pointed out, including REACH+ requirements under the EU FPR. The perspectives from a Notified Body, CerTrust as well as a Scientifc-Regulatory Consultant, Kaeltia, led this conference section.
  • Sustainable agriculture contributions: Several insightful presentations of the industry representatives, that clearly denoted the high-quality performance of their biostimulant product development, confirmed the attendees that a new agriculture is possible, more sustainable and focused on high-quality products and, what is more important, on soil health.
  • Plant Innovation Ecosystem: Biovegen and the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation created this Plant Biotechnology Ecosystem for the Agri-food sector to contribute to improve the sector weaknesses, atomization and insufficient technology adoption.
  • The Future of Biostimulants: the future of this sector will depend on its majority on the quality of the products developed and their marketing and use in the right way, by protection the soil health and allowing to promote biodiversity. The growing organic food demand requires high quality products being marketed.


For more information about this event, please visit their website