European Seed Association-ESA
ESA is the voice of the European seed industry, representing the interests of those active in research, breeding, production and marketing of seeds of agricultural, horticultural and ornamental plant species.
ESA is the voice of the Europe-an seed industry, representng those actve in research, breeding, producton and marketing of seeds of agricultural and ornamental plant species. It represents more than 30 natonal seed associatons (and with that more than 7000 seed businesses in the EU) and more than 60 direct company members.
ESA’s mission is to work for fair and proportonate regulation of the European seed industry, freedom of choice for customers in supplying seeds as a result of innovatve, di-
verse technologies and produc- ton methods and for efec-tve protecton of intellectual property rights relatng to plants and seed
ESA regrets the decision of the European Patent Office declaring restriction of patentability of plants invalidDec. 10, 2018
On December 5, 2018, in an oral hearing on a patent on pepper plants, the European Patent Office declared the new rule 28(2) invalid paving the way again for patents b...
This OECD report provides an in-depth assessment of structural changes in global markets for seed and biotechnology based on new data on market concentration across a bro...
European Seed Association sets new attendance record at its 2018 Annual Meeting in Madrid, SpainOct. 15, 2018
From 7-9 October ESA European Seed Association held its 2018 Annual Meeting in Madrid, Spain. This year’s event has set a new record of presence! With an attendance of 1...
ESA 2017 Annual Meeting in RigaOct. 19, 2017