For centuries, farmers gradually improved their crops. Today, modern agricultural biotechnology allows us to improve them in more targeted ways, and give plant varieties desirable characteristics, such as resistance to certain pests or herbicides, enhanced robustness against diseases, drought or water tolerance, or healthier profiles that can enhance nutrition.
Agricultural biotech overview
Statement on the decision of the Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) on case T1063/18
EuropaBio Statement on European Patent Office decision on the patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes (case T 1063/18)