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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Prof. Dr. habil. Reiner Brunsch
Scientific Director

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 100

Research programs

Areas of research

• Resource efficiency of agricultural production<br/>• System engineering in agriculture<br/>• Reduction of agricultural emissions<br/>• Animal-friendly milking<br/>


  • European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng), Member of Executive Board, Chairman of the European Network of Engineering for Agriculture and Environment (ENGAGE) since 2008
  • EU Rural Networks' Assembly, representative of the German agricultural Research since 2014
  • German Agricultural Research Alliance (DAFA), Member of the Board since 2014
  • DAFA Livestock Forum, spokesman of the cluster on cattle research since 2012
  • Leibniz Research Alliance "Sustainable food production and healthy nutrition", founder and spokesman since 2012
  • Leibniz Financial Committee, member since 2016
  • KTBL Main Committee, member since 2007
  • VDI Technical Advisory Board, Max Eyth Society for Agricultural Engineering, member since 2009
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Thünen Institute (Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries), member since 2009
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Scientific Society of the advisors for milk production (WGM), member since 2001
  • Advisory Board for Sustainability of the State Government of Brandenburg (Deputy Chairman), 2010-2014
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Association for the promotion of sustainable agriculture (FNL), Member, 2011-2014
  • European Innovation Partnership (EIP) 'Agricultural productivity and sustainability' in the Federal States of Brandenburg and Berlin, Member since 2015




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Sept. 12, 2016: Conference study tour at ATB "Bioenergy and Carbon Sequestration"

The study is part of the 25th International Poplar Commission (IPC) Conference, held September 13-16, 2016 in Berlin. The conference on "Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees - Renewable Resources for

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Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik Potsdam-Bornim e.V. · Max-Eyth-Allee 100 · 14469 Potsdam · Germany · Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 · E-mail