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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Prof. Dr. rer. agr. habil. Annette Prochnow
Department: Technology Assessment and Substance Cycles
Scientific Director (acting), Head of Department

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 210

Research programs

Areas of research

Assessment of production systems in the bioeconomy for the integrated supply of food, biomaterials and bioenergy
  • land use
  • greenhouse gas emissions
  • water productivity
  • adaptation to climate change



Curriculum Vitae

since 2018

Acting Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy

since 2011
Joint Appointment of Humboldt-University Berlin, Thaer Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, and Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, Professorship on Strategies for Using Bioresources

since 2003
Head of Department of Technology Assessment at the Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy
Lecturer at Humboldt-University Berlin

2001 – 2002
Research Scientist at the Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Engineering Bornim
Lecturer at Humboldt-University Berlin

1995 – 2000
Research Scientist and Lecturer, Humboldt-University Berlin, Department of Agricultural Engineering in Crop Production
Habilitation on assessment of technology and techniques for integrated large-area landscape management in Brandenburg

1991 – 1995
Research Scientist, Humboldt-University Berlin, Department of Agricultural Engineering in Crop Production
Doctoral thesis on technological fundamentals for large-area landscape management in the region Nuthe-Nieplitz-Niederung

1985 – 1991
Study at Humboldt-University Berlin, Crop Production (Dipl.-Ing. agr.), including practical professional training (two years, four farms)
Master thesis on moisture contents of rough forage in relation to process engineering


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Sept. 04, 2019: FRUTIC Symposium 2019, Hong Kong

The FRUTIC Symposium 2019: Innovations in Pre- and Postharvest Supply Chain of Fresh Produce will be held in Hong Kong on Sept. 04, 2019.

Sept 5-6, 2019: INSECTA 2019 International Conference, Potsdam

The INSECTA 2019 International Conference aims to give an overview of state-of-the-art technology of insects for food, feed and non-food application. Topics cover the whole value chain from research,

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6. Juni 2019: Brandenburgs Agrar- und Umweltstaatssekretärin Dr. Carolin Schilde informierte sich bei ihrem gestrigen Besuch am ATB-Forschungsstandort Marquardt über Ergebnisse des EIP-Agri Projekts PRIMEFRUIT. Wissenschaftler des Leibniz-Instituts für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie erarbeiten...

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