The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) is a non-profit research organisation organised as a registered association.

Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB)
Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (reg. assoc.)
Max-Eyth-Allee 100
14469 Potsdam

Tel      +49 (0)331 5699-0
Fax     +49 (0)331 5699-849
Mail     atb (AT)

EU Participant Identification Code (PIC): 998401795

Editor (as defined in § 55 Abs. 2 RStV)
Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow
Max-Eyth-Allee 100
14469 Potsdam

Authorized person
Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow (Scientific Director and Chair of the Board – acting)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Amon (Deputy Director)

Register of societies
The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (reg. assoc.) (Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik Potsdam-Bornim e.V.) is enlisted in the register of societies at the District Council in Potsdam. The registration number is VR 680 P.

Value added tax identification number
The value added tax identification number of the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy is DE811704150 (USt-ID), the tax nr. (Steuernummer) is 046/140/03419

General terms of supply and performance of the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) for transactions with entrepreneurs.

Information on Website

Helene Foltan
Tel      +49 (0)331 5699-820
Fax      +49 (0)331 5699-849
Mail     presse (AT)

Editorial staff
ATB is responsible for the contents presented on
Staff members are responsible for information concerning their individual profile.


The content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed. However, the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) does not guarantee the up-to-date accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the Leibniz Institut for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) in respect of material or immaterial damage caused by the use or nonuse of the information offered or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the Institute’s part.
The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) expressly reserves the right to alter, amend or delete parts of the site or the entire offering, or to cease publication, without prior notice.

When the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) provides direct or indirect references (i.e. links) to external websites, it is liable only if the Institute has precise knowledge of the content and if it is technically possible and reasonable for it to prevent use in the event that they contain unlawful content. The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) hereby expressly states that the linked websites had no illegal content when the links were set up. It has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design of the linked sites and hereby distances itself expressly from any alterations to the content that were made after the links to those sites were set up. The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) is not responsible for the content, availability, correctness or accuracy of the linked sites or of the offerings, links or advertisements therein. It is not liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content or in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided on linked sites.

In all publications, the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) endeavours to comply with applicable copyrights. If, in spite of this, an infringement of copyright should occur, the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) will after notification remove the relevant object from its publication or indicate the appropriate copyright. All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the internet offering that are possibly protected by third parties are without limitation subject to the provisions of the law on trademarks and related signs and the property rights of the registered owners. The mere fact that they have been mentioned should not be taken to mean that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.
The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) holds sole copyright to the Institute’s own content at the domain. Reproduction of graphics or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the institute’s expressed consent.

Legal validity 
This disclaimer of liability is to be regarded as part of the internet offering from which you were referred to this page. Should parts or individual forms of wording in this text not, no longer or not fully comply with applicable law, this does not affect the content or validity of the remaining parts of the document.

Data protection statement

Welcome to the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)!
We are pleased that you are visiting our website and would like to thank you for your interest in our institute and our site. Protection of your privacy when using our website is important to us.

Please note the following information in that regard:

  • Anonymous data collection: As a matter of principle, you can visit the ATB website without telling us who you are. All we find out is the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us and the pages of our website that you view. This information is analysed for statistical purposes. You, the individual user, remain anonymous.
  • Collection and processing of personal data: Since the purpose of our website is purely to provide information, no personal data is collected.
  • Data export and processing in countries outside the European Economic Area: Since no personal data is collected, none is exported to countries outside the EEA.
  • Using and passing on personal data: Since no personal data is collected on our informational website, none is used or passed on.
  • External links: To provide you with optimal information, our website contains links to third-party sites. The ATB has no influence on the content and design of other providers’ websites. Therefore, the guarantees in this data protection statement naturally do not apply to those sites.
  • Further information and contacts: If you have any questions about data protection at the ATB, please contact: datenschutz (AT)

For technical reasons individual sides on our Website may produce Cookies. However, these are not stored, but are not deleted automatically at the end of a session and/or after closing of the browser. No personal data are kept or stored.

Facebook Social Plugins
Our website uses social plugins („plugins“) of the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States is operated („Facebook“). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the word „Facebook Social Plugin“.When you visit a web page of our website which contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The contents of the plugin is from Facebook directly to your browser, which then integrated into the website.By integrating the plugin Facebook receives information that the appropriate page on our website have called. Are you logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign to visit your Facebook account. When you interact with the plugins, for example, the „Like“ button or leave a comment, the corresponding information is sent directly from your browser and stored on Facebook.
Purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your rights and settings refer to the protection of your privacy please see the privacy policies of Facebook.

If you do not want Facebook to gather on our website information about you, you must log out before you visit our website on Facebook.

This offer uses the serviceTwitter buttons. These buttons are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They can be identified by terminology such as “Twitter” or “sequence”, connected to a stylized blue bird. With the help of these buttons, it is possible to share a contribution or page of this offer on Twitter, or follow the provider of this offer on Twitter.

When a user visits a page on this website which contains such a button, its browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter servers. The content related to the Twitter buttons is transmitted from Twitter directly to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no impact on the amount of data that Twitter gathers using the plugin, and informs the user according to his knowledge. After this, the IP address of the user is only transmitted with the URL of the respective website in terms of buttons, but not for any other purposes other than the representation of the buttons.
More information can be found in Twitter’s Privacy Statement at


Statify for WordPress
This offer uses Statify, a tool for statistical analysis of user requests, operated by GitHub 88 Colin P Kelly Jr St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States. Statify uses any“cookies” text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website.
Statify does not store personal data such as IP addresses – Statify counts site visits, no visitors. For further information please visit



© PPM Magedeburg