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Latest Publications
  • 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.
  • 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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Olivier K. Butkowski


M.Sc. – Economics

Research assistant
Institute for Food and Resource Economics
Chair for Agribusiness Management, esp. Technology and Innovation Management
(Chair: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)
Meckenheimer Allee 174
53115 Bonn
Tel:  +49-(0)228-73-7751

Research interests

  • Consumer behavior and psychology, esp. risk perception
  • Innovation management, esp. technology acceptance 
  • Bio-economy and bio-energy 
  • Applied econometrics and quantitative methods 


Professional development

Since 2014

Research assistant and PhD student at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Chair for Agribusiness Management, esp. Technology and Innovation Management (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)


M.Sc. in Economics, University of Amsterdam


Exchange semester at the Frank G. Zarb Business School, Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, USA


B.Sc. in Economics, University of Bonn



Contributions to scientific conferences

Butkowski, O.K., Pakseresht, A., Lagerkvist, C.J., Bröring, S., (2017) Was beeinflusst Verbraucherentscheidungen zur Grünen Gentechnik? - empirische Befunde für die Bioenergie. Paper präsentiert beim Kongress BIOraffiniert IX, 13.-14. Februar 2017, Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Oberhausen.


Butkowski, O.K., Pakseresht, A., Lagerkvist, C.J., Bröring, S., (2015)

Consumers' Risk Perception of Genetically Modified Food vs. Non-food Products: Empirical Evidence from Germany. Paper presented at the BECY network meeting, Sept. 29th - Oct. 1st, 2015, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.

Book chapters

Bröring, S., Baum, C.M., Butkowski, O.K., Kircher, M., (2017) Kriterien für den Erfolg der Bioökonomie, in: Pietzsch, J. (Ed.) Bioökonomie für Einsteiger (pp. 161-177), Berlin: Springer Spektrum.


Butkowski, O.K., Pakseresht, A., Lagerkvist, C.J., Bröring, S., (2016)

Does consumers´ risk perception of genetically modified crops depend on product end-use? Poster presented at the 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE), 6.-9. June 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Journals (peer-review)

Butkowski, O.K., Pakseresht, A., Lagerkvist, C.J., Bröring, S., Debunking the Myth of General Consumer Rejection of Green Genetic Engineering: Empirical Evidence from Germany. International Journal of Consumer Studies, Forthcoming 2017.

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