Board of Trustees

The board of trustees advises the organs of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft as well as the institute management and promotes the institute's contacts to organizations and industry.


The members of our board of trustees from industry, science and ministries are:

 Dr. Harald Seulberger (Chairman)

    BASF SE, Limburgerhof

 Dr. Carl Bulich

    German Plant Breeders‘ Association, Bonn

 Dr. Friedrich Dechet

    Industrial Association Agrar, Frankfurt

 Prof. Dr. Adolf Eisenträger

    German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau-Roßlau

 Stefan Lütke Entrup

    Gemeinschaft zur Förderung von Pflanzeninnovation e.V., Bonn

 Prof. Dr. Heyo K. Kroemer (Deputy Chairman)

    Chief Executive Officer Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin

 Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee (guest)

     President of the University of Gießen, Gießen

 MinR’in Andrea Noske

    Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin

 Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Patermann

    formerly director Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Bonn

 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger (guest)

    Rector of the RWTH Aachen University, Aachen

 Dr. Karin Schlesier

    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin

 Prof. Dr. Angelika Vollmar

    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

 Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessels (guest)

     Rector of the WWU Münster, Münster

 Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wiese (permanent guest)

    formerly member of the Executive Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

 Prof. Dr. Birgitta Wolff (guest)

     President of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main