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  • Kamrath C., Wesana, J., Bröring, S., De Steur, H. (2019) “What do we know about chain actors’ evaluation of new food technologies? A systematic review of consumer and farmer studies”, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, in press.

  • Laibach, N., Börner, J., Bröring, S. (2019). Exploring the future of the bioeconomy: An expert-based scoping study examining key enabling technology fields with potential to foster the transition toward a bio-based economy, Technology in Society. In press. Link.

  • Wensing, J., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S. (2019). Do pro-environmental values, beliefs and norms drive farmers' interest in novel practices fostering the Bioeconomy?, Journal of Environmental Management, 232: 858-867. In press. Link

  • Borge, L., Bröring, S. (2018). What affects technology transfer in emerging knowledge areas? A multi-stakeholder concept mapping study in the bioeconomy, Journal of Technology Transfer, Link.

  • Sick, N., Preschitschek, N., Leker, J., Bröring, S. (2018). A new framework to assess industry convergence in high technology environments. Technovation. Link

  • Dahabieh, M.S., Bröring, S., Maine E. (2018). Overcoming barriers to innovation in food and agricultural biotechnology. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 79: 204-213. Link

  • Berg, S., Wustmans, M. Bröring, S. (2018). Identifying first signals of emerging dominance in a technoogical innovation system: A novel approach based on patents. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Link

  • Berg, S., Cloutier, L.M. Bröring, S. (2018). Collective stakeholder representations and perceptions of drivers of novel biomass-based value chains. Journal of Cleaner Production, 200: 231-241. Link

  • Sick, N., Bröring, S., Figgemeier, E. (2018). Start-ups as technology life cycle indicator for the early stage of application: An analysis of the battery value chain. Journal of Cleaner Production, 201: 325-333. Link

  • Kamrath, C., Rajendran, S., Nenguwo, N., Afari-Sefa, V., Bröring, S. (2018). Adoption behavior of market traders: An analysis based on technology acceptance model and theory of planned behaviour. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 21(6): 771-790. Link

  • Sick, N., Bröring, S. (2018). Anticipating Industry Convergence in the Context of Industry 4.0. PICMET '18 Conference, "Managing Technological Entrepreneurship: The Engine for Economic Growth", USA.Related information
  • Carraresi, L., Berg, S., Bröring, S. (2018). Emerging value chains within the bio-economy: structural changes in the case of phosphate. Journal of Cleaner Production, 183: 87-101. Link
  • Baum, C. M., Gross, C. (2017): Developing behavior-informed strategies for climate and sustainability policy.Journal of Bioeconomics Special Issue “Transition to Sustainable Economy” 19(1)53-95.
  • Borge, L., Bröring, S. (2017): Exploring effectiveness of technology transfer in interdisciplinary settings- The case of the bioeconomyCreativity and Innovation Management Journal, 26(3): 311-322. Link.
  • Bröring, S., Wensing, J. (2017): Functional Ingredients: Market Research. (forthcoming), in: Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology.
  • Butkowski, O., Pakseresht, A., Lagerkvist, C., Bröring, S. (2017): Debunking the Myth of General Consumer Rejection of Green Genetic Engineering: Empirical Evidence from Germany.International Journal of Consumer Studies.
  • Berg, S., Kircher, M., Preschitschek, N., Bröring, S., Schurr, U. (2017): Die Bioökonomie als Kreislauf und Verbundsystem, in: Pietzsch, J Bioökonomie für Einsteiger141-160Springer Spektrum.
  • Bröring, S., Baum, C. M., Butkowski, O., Kircher, M. (2017): Kriterien für den Erfolg der Bioökonomie., in: In J. Pietszch (Ed.), Bioökonomie für Einsteiger161-177Springer Spektrum.
  • Tiso, T., Thies, S., Müller, M., Tsvetanova, L., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S., Jaeger, K.-E., Blank, L. M. (2017): Rhamnolipids: Production, Performance, and Application, in Consequences of Microbial Interactions with Hydrocarbons, Oils, and Lipids: Production of Fuels and Chemicals (Edited by Sang Yup Lee)1-37Springer International PublishingLink.


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Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring

Prof. Bröring

Head of chair group

Meckenheimer Allee 174
D- 53115 Bonn

Phone: +49 (0) 228 73 3500
Room 2.003

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Research interests

  • Technology- and Innovation Management
  • Converging industries, value chains (in Food & Pharma; Bioeconomy) 
  • Acceptance/Diffusion of technology-induced innovations across the food chain 


Professional development

since 2013 Chair for Technology and Innovations Management in Agribusiness, ILR, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn
2009-2013 Professor of Food Chain Management, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück
2011-2012 long distance course, University of Hagen, „Intellectual Property Rights“, (during parental leave)
2007-2009 Head of Strategic Marketing, BRÖRING Unternehmensgruppe, Dinklage
2006-2007 Head of Competence Center Agribusiness, Rölfs Partner Management Consultants, Düsseldorf
2005-2006 Project Manager “bio-based renewables”, Degussa (Evonik) AG, Science to Business Center Bio
2002-2005 Research Assitant, Univ. Münster, Institute of Business Administration at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Prof. Dr. Jens Leker, PhD-Thesis (Dr. rer. pol.) „The front-end of innovation in converging industries: The case of nutraceuticals and functional foods” (summa cum laude) 
2003 DAAD- Fellow, Université du Québec à Montréal, Department of Innovation and Technology Management, Kanada
2002 Stagiaire: European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection (SANCO), Brussels.
1997-2001 Studies: Business Administration at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and
Rotterdam School of Management; NL
1995-1997 Studies: Medicine at the University of Lübeck


Academic Memberships

International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)

Product Development and Management Association – German Chapter (PDMA)

Research Fellow Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS)

DAAD-Alumni, AlumniUM – Münster´s Network of Excellence e.V.

European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)

Scientific advisory boards

Managing Director for the Bonn location in Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC)

Chair Association of German Academic Association for Business Research(VHB eV) for the University of Bonn

Member of the Joint Expert Commission (BVL and BfArM) to Assess Borderline Products (Foods vs. Drugs) (2013-2016)

Scientific Advisor to “The Food Initiative Niedersachsen” (NieKE): 2009-2013

Scientific Advisor to "Regionale Innovationsnetzwerke" (RIN)

Scientific Advisor to the German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL)

Scientific Advisor to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) “Agrarsysteme der Zukunft”

Scientific Advisor to „Flanders Food“, Brussel, Belgium


Best Paper Award „Innovation and Entrepreneurship“, 14th International conference on Chains and Networks, Wageningen University, NL

Fromme Förderpreis, Bundeslehranstalt für Landwirtschaft Burg Warberg und Deutscher Verband Tiernahrung.

Förderpreis der Agrarwirtschaft, Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt

Best Paper Award “Innovation Management”, European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel

Best Paper Award PhD - Doctoral Consortium, 25th McMaster World Congress, Canada

Best Paper Award „Innovation and Entrepreneurship“, 8th International conference on Chains and Networks, Wageningen University, NL


An overview of the publications can be found here as well as on Google scholar.

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