The IIRB currently has about 350 members representing 25 beet growing countries. Approximately 30% of members are affiliated to research institutes and universities, 26% to sugar industry, 21% to breeding and seed companies, and 15% to grower's associations.


We would appreciate to welcome you as a member of IIRB.

  • As an IIRB member you contribute to the IIRB and its independent international network of technical, scientific and business experts in the sugar beet sector
  • You will be regularly updated on all IIRB congresses and seminars and other work of IIRB. These events are organised to provide topical information on current research in sugar beet to its attendants and to facilitate international contacts and networking 
  • You may also, with the consent of study group presidents, become member of one of IIRB's study groups and engage in this network of researchers and specialists. The work of study groups is regularly presented to the public during IIRB seminars and congresses.


To become an IIRB member please fill in the membership application form and send it to the IIRB. The form should be signed either by three members of the IIRB, or by one member of the IIRB administrative council, supporting your application. Please join your CV to the membership form. 

The membership fee is 195 € per year.