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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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Dr. Sukhada Bidkar (born Khedkar)


M.Sc. Agriculture and Food Economics
M.A. Economics

Research assistant
Chair for Technology and Innovation Management in Agribusiness
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring
Meckenheimer Allee 174
D-53115 Bonn

Tel:  +49-(0)228-73-35 2141

Research interests

  • Borderline products
  • Convergence
  • Innovation management


Professional development

Since 2015

Research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Universität Bonn, Chair for Technology and Innovation Management in Agribusiness (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)

2012 - 2015

studied Agriculture and Food Economics (M.Sc.) at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

2010 - 2012

M.A in Economics at the University of Pune, Pune, India

2007 - 2010

B.A in Economics at the University of Pune, Pune, India



Paper presentations on academic conferences

Khedkar, S., Carraresi, L. and Bröring, S. (2018) Presentation or function? Factors influencing consumers' categorisation of borderline products. Selected paper presented at 13th Wicanem conference, Ancona, Italy.

Sukhada Khedkar, Stefanie Bröring. (2016) To comply or not to comply: The case of communicating health claims on food products. Selected teaching case presented at the IFAMA Conference 2016, Aarhus, Denmark. 

Sukhada Khedkar, Asli Schaeferdiek, Stefanie Bröring. (2016) Food or Drugs? A consumer perception study of borderline products. 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.

Khedkar, S., Carraresi, L. and Bröring, S. (2016) "Borderline Products" -What do we know about the emergence of new product categories?" , selected paper presented at the IFAMA Conference 2016, Aarhus, Denmark.

Journals (peer-review)

Stefanie Bröring, Sukhada Khedar (2018) Regulatory compliance and company strategies: The case of the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006 in Regulating and Managing Food Safety in the EU (ed. Bremmers, H., Purnhagen, K.), pp. 105-108.

Khedkar, S., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S. (2017) Food or pharmaceutical? Consumers perception of health-related borderline products, PharmaNutrition, 5(4):133-140.

Khedkar, S., Ciliberti, S., Bröring, S., (2016) "The EU health claims regulation: implications for innovation in the EU food sector", British Food Journal, Vol. 118 Iss: 11, pp. 2647 – 2665.

Sukhada Khedkar, Stefanie Bröring & Stefano Ciliberti (2016) Exploring the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006: What is the impact on innovation in the EU food sector?, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition.

Stefanie Bröring, Sukhada Khedkar & Stefano Ciliberti (2016) Reviewing the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006: What do we know about its challenges and potential impact on innovation?, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition.

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