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  • 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.
  • 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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Joana Wensing


M.Sc. Wirtschaftspsychologie

Research assistant

Chair for Technology and Innovation Management in Agribusiness
(Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)
Meckenheimer Allee 174
53115 Bonn

Tel: +49-(0)228- 73-7751
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Research interests

  • Eco-innovations across the food chain
  • Value chain analysis in the bioeconomy
  • Psychology of sustainable behaviour


Professional development

Since 2015 Research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Chair for Agribusiness Management, esp. Technology and Innovation Management (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring
2013 -  2015 M.Sc. in Business Psychology, University of Bremen
2015 Research Internship at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
2009 -  2013 B.A. in Business Psychology, Fresenius University of Applied Science


Awards & Scholarships


Award of a Deutschlandstipendium (2014-2015)





Journal articles (peer review)

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


Wensing, J., Findeisen, A. & Dries, C. (2015) Gemeinnütziges Engagement im Lebenslauf: Gibt es einen Zusammenhang zur Führungskompetenz? Wirtschaftspsychologie, 3, 60-66.


Wensing, J., Bröring, S. (forthcoming) Functional Ingredients: Market Research. Kirk-Othmer encyclopedia of chemical technology.



Wensing, J., Findeisen, A. & Dries, C. (2014) Gemeinnütziges Engagement im Lebenslauf: Gibt es einen Zusammenhang zur Führungskompetenz? 18. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für angewandte Wirtschaftspsychologie (GWPs), Köln, Deutschland, 07.- 08.02.2014.


Contributions to scientific conferences


Wensing, J., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S., (2016) Anticipating the Emergence of new Value Chains when Re-Using Tomato Plant Waste for Rutin Extraction. Poster presented at the 56th annual conference of the GEWISOLA (German Association of Agricultural Economists): "Agricultural and Food Economy: Regionally Connected and Globally Successful", Bonn, Germany, 28-30.09.2016.

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