Keuter DI, Volkmar
Volkmar Keuter studied Bio-Process Engineering at the University of Applied Science in Berlin and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Essen. After stations at Lurgi Australia, in the R&D department of Envicon in Dinslaken, at the Betriebsforschungsinstitut BFI in Düsseldorf and MNT Systems GmbH in Oberhausen he came to the Fraunhofer-Institute for Environmental, Security and Energy Technology UMSICHT in Oberhausen in 2006. Among others he established there inFARMING®, a concept of integrating food production systems within metropolitan regions. Topics are the development of specific materials, lighting systems and cultivation processes. From 2013 to 2016 he has been the Managing Director of the Fraunhofer-inHaus-Center in Duisburg. Keuter took the Head of the Department Photonics and Environment at Fraunhofer UMSICHT in January 2016.