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in the framework 
of the
Climate Smart Agriculture


The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy is a non-profit research organisation organised as a registered association. 

Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB)
Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (reg. assoc.)
Max-Eyth-Allee 100
14469 Potsdam

Tel      +49 (0)331 5699-0
Fax     +49 (0)331 5699-849

EU Participant Identification Code (PIC): 998401795

Editor (as defined in § 55 Abs. 2 RStV) 
Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow (as from Jan 1, 2018)
Prof. Dr. Reiner Brunsch (until Dec 31, 2017)

Authorized deputy persons
Prof. Dr. Annette Prochnow (as from Jan 1, 2018 Acting Scientific Director and Chair of the Board)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Amon (Deputy Director)

Register of societies
The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (reg. assoc.) (Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB)) is enlisted in the register of societies at the District Council in Potsdam. 
The registration number is VR 680 P.

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Information on Website

Helene Foltan
Tel      +49 (0)331 5699-820
Fax      +49 (0)331 5699-849

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Fax    +49 (0)331 721 339-2 

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14480 Potsdam 

Tel     +49 (0)331 70 70 07
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of the final meeting
in Brussels (Nov 8-9, 2017)

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