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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam

Germany

Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0

Email atb@atb-potsdam.de

Coordinating institute

Department Postharvest Technology

Head of Department: Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hoffmann

Office: Anke Kemnitz

After the harvest the quality of agricultural products must be secured. Losses must be minimised and an increase in value is to be achieved by optimised treatment processes. The added value for rural areas is to be improved in this way. Process optimisation is carried out increasingly with the aid of mathematical modelling methods, e.g. numerical solution methods, neural networks such as have been develop at the ATB for the post-harvest sector. The globalisation of information flows (Internet) and progress in the technology of gaining and processing information open up possibilities for agricultural research and agricultural engineering to collect, process, manage and distribute data and information locally and globally. The Department is currently working on appropriate software systems.

As regards provision and use of energy in rural areas, the Department is also pursuing the goal of farm units with their own energy systems on the basis of alternative sources of energy and renewable raw materials.

 

 

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Sept 4-5, 2019
INSECTA 2019, ATB Potsdam
International conference on insects as food and feed and for non-food utilization

Sept 17-20, 2019
Trainingschool on measuring and modelling gaseous emissions from livestock systems, ATB Potsdam

Events

13. Juni 2019: Handlungsoptionen gegen antibiotikaresistente Keime

Der Forschungsverbund EsRAM hat unter wissenschaftlicher Leitung der FU Berlin...

15. Juni 2019: Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Berlin

Von 17 bis 24 Uhr, zur Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften in Berlin präsentieren...

18. Juni 2019: ATB lädt ein zum Feldtag in Marquardt

Auch in diesem Jahr lädt das ATB zum Feldtag am Standort Marquardt ein. Im...

Press information

Präzises Modell für den optimalen Fruchtbehang

6. Juni 2019: Brandenburgs Agrar- und Umweltstaatssekretärin Dr. Carolin...

Sensorgestütztes Frühwarnsystem für tierischen Stress

28. März 2019: Ein sensorgestütztes Frühwarnsystem für tierischen Stress steht...

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