Who we are

The biological CRO


At Bioecopest, we trust in Science as catalyst
for innovation and knowledge progress.

Bioecopest is a CRO (Contract Research Organization) acting as scientific backbone for organizations in their quest for innovation and technological advancement, connecting Research and Industry. We are committed to empirical-driven data paired with the invaluable technical knowledge and insights of our experts to create value for our customers in a dynamic and complex environment.

We are the right partners in discovery, development, testing and regulatory consultancy to crop protection manufacturers, biostimulants and fertilizers producers, plant breeders and seed companies, food and feed industries
and biocides manufacturers.

We are part of PROMETHEA, a group of scientific enterprises, specialized in providing comprehensive suites of scientific analysis, research and advisory services, with shared commitment to advancing knowledge, supporting regulatory compliance and promoting innovation.

Our history


Patent WO 2008/031897A2 “Brevibacillus laterosporus strain composition containing the same and methods for the biological control of Dipters”


Winner of Italian National Award for Innovation


Establishment of Bioecopest


Official recognition by the Ministry of Agriculture as GEP trial facility


Integration of Bioecopest in Promethea.


Development of CompàreGenome by Bioecopest Bioinformatic group


Our . .

we create data-driven value boosting customers’ innovation by providing high-quality R&D and advisor services, while contributing to our employees growth.

Our . .

A better world through science.




We prioritize the needs and objectives of each customer, creating value by ensuring its goals are met with the highest levels of satisfaction. We actively collaborate with our customers to achieve better outcomes and greater value.


We are committed to provide accurate data and results by employing the most suitable competences, methodologies and technologies, continuously enhancing our processes.


We uphold dignity and respect in every interaction, accountability, honesty and transparency in every process and result. We advocate open and transparent communications with our customers and within our team.


We support cultivating competences and teamwork by assembling a diverse group of skilled and competent professionals, providing them with extensive training, while acknowledging, motivating and celebrating exceptional performance.


We encourage creative solutions to our customers’ needs, pursuit new methods and apply the latest technological advancement to improve our services results and efficiency.


Our certifications


We are officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture to conduct GEP (Good Experimental Practices) efficacy trials according to EPPO protocols.


We are currently carrying out the Quality Management Certification ISO 9001 to ensure the highest quality possible in every study for our customers.


Our publications

We contribute to the advancement of knowledge and science by sharing our discoveries and results in peer-reviewed publications.

  • Schianchi, N., Oufensou, S., Moro, G., Serra, S., & Prota, V. A. (2022).
    Molecular analysis of grapevine Pinot gris virus and its association with grapevine leaf mottling and deformation on ‘Vermentino’ grapevines in Sardinia. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 61(1), 3-9. (https://oajournals.fupress.net/index.php/pm/article/view/12947)
  • Atzeni, R., Moro, G., Marche, M. G., Uva, P., & Ruiu, L. (2020).
    Genome Sequence of Beauveria bassiana Strain ATCC 74040, a Widely Employed Insect Pathogen. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 9(23), e00446-20.

  • Camiolo, S., Porceddu, A., & Ruiu, L. (2017).
    Genome sequence of Brevibacillus laterosporus UNISS 18, a pathogen of mosquitoes and flies. Genome Announcements, 5(21), e00419-17.
  • Marche, M. G., Mura, M. E., & Ruiu, L. (2016).
    Brevibacillus laterosporus inside the insect body: Beneficial resident or pathogenic outsider?. Journal of invertebrate pathology, 137, 58-61.
  • Ruiu, L., Falchi, G., Floris, I., Marche, M. G., Mura, M. E., &  Satta, A. (2015).
Pathogenicity and characterization of a novel Bacillus cereus sensu lato isolate toxic to the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata Wied. Journal of invertebrate pathology, 126, 71-77. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25659732/)