Coordination and Management

For food4future, an office was set up at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) for the coordination of the network and overarching management tasks.

The tasks of coordination and management include:

  • Internal communication with partners and members of the food2innovation forum (advisory board)
  • Technical communication (public relations, networking with projects and initiatives)
  • Monitoring, controlling, reporting
  • Organization of food4future-events, such as workshops and status seminars
  • Cooperation with the central coordination office "Agricultural Systems of the Future"
  • Innovation controlling

Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ)
Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1
14979 Großbeeren


Project duration
March 2019 - February 2024

Interaction with f4f and associated partners

ADM Wild Europe GmbH & Co. KG, InnoMat GmbH, Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH

Potrait of Prof. Dr. Monika Schreiner. You can see her head up to her shoulders. She wears dark glasses and has blond hair which goes over her shoulders.

Prof. Dr. Monika Schreiner

T +49 (0) 33701 78 304

Prof. Dr. Monika Schreiner is head of the programme area Plant Quality & Food Security at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) and is an honorary professor at the University of Hannover. She is concerned with the study and influencing of secondary plant metabolism with the aim of optimizing it for human nutrition. She is coordinator of the food4future consortium and involved in the project "Macroalgae and Halophytes". In addition, she is the coordinator of the central coordination office of the overarching funding line Agricultural Systems of the Future.

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Dr. Babette Regierer

Deputy Coordinator
T +49 (0) 33701 78 351

Dr. Babette Regierer is deputy to the coordinator Prof. Monika Schreiner and supports the work of the food4future office. She has been working in scientific management for more than twenty years and brings her expertise in strategy development, network management, communication and knowledge transfer to the research network. She is particularly committed to positioning food4future in the national and international research area.

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Julia Vogt

Project Manager food4future
T +49 (0) 33701 78 163

Julia Vogt works as a project manager of the joint research project at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ). After studying biochemistry, she first worked as a molecular biologist at the University of Potsdam before switching to science management. She supports the coordination in all aspects of management and is the contact person for your inquiries about food4future.