Board of Trustees

The board of trustees advises the organs of the Fraunhofer Society 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


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

    University of Göttingen


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


Dr. Karin Schlesier

    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Schmachtenberg

    formerly Rector, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen


Prof. Dr. Angelika Vollmar

    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich


Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wiese (permanent guest)

    formerly member of the Executive Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft