ATB at a glance


Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)
Max-Eyth-Allee 100
14469 Potsdam
Tel.:  +49 (0)331 5699-0
Fax.: +49 (0)331 5699-849


Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow (as from Jan 1, 2018 Acting Scientific Director and Chair of the Board)
Tel.: +49 (0)331 5699-100


1992, Member of the Leibniz Association

Research programms:

Precision farming and precision livestock production
Coordinator: PD Dr. Barbara Amon

Quality and safety of food and feed
Coordinator: Dr. Oliver Schlüter

Material and energetic use of biomass
Coordinator: Dr. Joachim Venus

Ressources and infrastructure:

220 staff members (2017)
Interdisciplinary research teams
Targeted support of young researchers
Family-oriented personnel management
Guest house

Excellent scientific infrastructure
Strategic, programmatic research
Consistent scale-up
Partner in national and international networks
Practical relevance through collaboration with farmers and industry
Industry-specific knowledge and technology transfer

Core funding of 11,2 mio EUR (2017) by Federal Government and State (50 % each)
Third-party funding of approx. 30 % of the budget

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