Digital and transparent.

We develop Digital Twins that network real systems with their digital counterparts.


From farm to fork.

We investigate how to keep fresh food safe and healthy.


Intelligent and fast.

We develop automated solutions for the agriculture of tomorrow.

Photo: Manuel Gutjahr

How to find us

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

Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V.

Max-Eyth-Allee 100 | 14469 Potsdam | DE
Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 | E-mail

How to get there

Approach by car:

From the region:
A10 Berliner Ring to exit Potsdam Nord. Follow the B273 towards Potsdam (via two roundabouts and a bridge). About 100 m behind the sign Potsdam, at the fork, leave B273 and turn sharply left into Rückertstraße (not towards the center). At the next fork, turn left into Max-Eyth-Allee and follow the road to the ATB. 

From Potsdam: 
Follow B2 / B273 towards A10 Hamburg. Keep to the right at the traffic light in Bornstedt and follow the main road (Rückertstraße). At the next left turn of the main road stay continue straight forward following Rückertstraße. After another 500 m keep left into Max-Eyth-Allee until you reach ATB. 

From Berlin-Spandau: 
Follow B2 Richtung towards Potsdam. Immediately after the second bridge turn sharply right into Lerchensteig. After approx. 2 km turn right into Max-Eyth-Allee to ATB.

Note: If you use Google Maps for navigation, please enter Max-Eyth-Allee 101 as your destination address (otherwise Google Maps will lead you wrong)

Approach by public transport 

From Airport Berlin-Brandenburg BER: 
Take regional railway (RB22) to Potsdam Central Station (approx. 50 min, ticket Berlin BC).
Take regional or urban railway (S-Bahn) to Berlin Central Station. Change here to S7 heading for Potsdam Central Station. (approx. 75 min, ticket Berlin ABC).

From Potsdam Central Station:
Take tram line 92 to terminus „Kirschallee“, change to bus line 692 direction „Bornim, Institut für Agrartechnik“, get off at terminus . Tram/bus frequency is every 20 minutes, running-time is approx. 35 minutes. 

Travel service of German Railways:
Berlin Public Transport:
Potsdam Public Transport:

Informations on Potsdam city and accomodations:

ATB-Campus - location map

Z   CIRCLE:  Reception  •  Microbiome Biotechnology  •  Mikrobiology Lab     
A   Directorate  •  Administration  •  Technology Assessment
B   Agromechatronics •  System Process Engineering
C   Agromechatronic  •  Data Science in Agriculture
D   Microbiome Biotechnology 
E   System Process Engineering    Sensors and Modelling
F   Microbiome Biotechnology 
System Process Engineering

1   Bundary layer wind tunnel
2   Central workshop  •  Delivery of goods
3   Biogas lab  •  Biochar lab
4   Plant fiber lab
5   Fluids lab
6   Research labs Engineering for crop production
7   Fresh produce lab
8   Storage
9   Heating house
10  Pilot plant Biobasied chemicals