Dr. Markus Wolperdinger, Director
Dr. Markus Wolperdinger has been director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB since 2018. Wolperdinger holds a PhD in chemistry and has many years of industrial experience in industrial biotechnology, plant engineering and the translation of scientific findings into industrial implementation. His international career has taken Wolperdinger from development, sales and management positions at innovative start-up companies and in medium-sized industry to leading positions in globally operating industrial groups. Wolperdinger is spokesperson of the strategic research field of Bioeconomy of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and chair of the Fraunhofer Group for Resource Technologies and Bioeconomy. He is active as an advisor and expert in numerous commissions and committees at state, national and European level.