How can the European Union Encourage Innovation in Microbial Biostimulants?


M icrobial biostimulants contribute to the development of the bioeconomy. But bioinnovations like these still face many structural challenges from a regulatory framework designed in the Golden Age of Chemistry. EU regulations need to be modernized to meet the needs the bioeconomy. This entails designing appropriate measures to ensure precise characterisation of bio-based components like microorganisms, fostering innovation and ensuring fair competition and equitable market access for all companies. "