About

RIFCON

RIFCON was founded in 2000, and with the establishment of the experimental department in 2005 the company has continuously extended its portfolio. RIFCON is able to offer high quality services, fully in line with new developments in legislation, science, product registration and field methods. Our 180 scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with a view to guarantee professional and cost-effective solutions for your particular needs.

RIFCON is an independent
scientific consulting company

RIFCON is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals. Our services range from complete EU registration packages to sophisticated GLP field studies. Our experts, who are known for their flexibility and competence, work either on site at our clients’ premises or at one of our own offices. Our 180 scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with a view to guarantee professional and cost-effective solutions for your particular needs.

The RIFCON History

In 2020 we are celebrating our 20th anniversary. We have continued for almost two decades with interesting work, collaborations, services and steady growth. We would like to say "THANK YOU" to all of our clients for having confidence in us for many years and for all of your support. Our portfolio is now broader than ever.
Come and explore our portfolio and services on our website and see our company milestones below. In case you have any questions, we are happy to receive your message.

2020

RIFCON's 20th anniversary

2019

Drone-based recording of registration relevant data

2018

Reptile Field & Telemetry Work.

2017

RIFCON Corporation in US started its business. Field work on Bees in Brazil. Enclosure Semi-Field Studies. Additional site in Bad Dürkheim established. Portfolio extended and Software Development Team established.

2016

Offering Technical & Registration relevant Workshops for Industry, Authorities and Consultancies. First Dehusking Bird Studies and Terrestrial Field Dissipation Studies.

2015

160 employees. DNA Sequencing based Diet Analysis.

2014

First Work on Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees

2013

Extended multi-year Post-Registration Monitoring started.

2012

130 employees, new premises in Hirschberg

2011

Full Fauna Studies

2010

Biodiversity assessments, dRR dossiers, 3D dust drift studies, 95 employees

2009

Honeybee exposure and effect studies (dust drift, guttation)

2008

Biological assessment dossiers, microarthropods field studies, extension of GLP certificate to laboratory studies

2007

Developing Population models for the Use in Ecotoxicology

2006

Implementation of wildlife effect studies, GLP certificate

2005

Conversion into RIFCON GmbH leading company for wildlife field studies in the EU

2004

25 employees, new areas e-fate, modelling, databases

2003

First ecotox field studies

2000

Foundation of BioConsult by Michael Riffel and first ecotox risk assessments and dossier chapters.