• Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: from the left Dr. Marc Sporleder, Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ritterbusch, Dr. Miet Maertens, Dr. Hermann Eiselen
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Dr. Miet Maertens
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Dr. Marc Sporleder
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ritterbusch
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Laudator Prof. Dr. W. Horst
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Hand over of certificate by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Dr. Miet Maertens
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Hand over of certificate by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Dr. Marc Sporleder
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: Hand over of certificate by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ritterbusch
  • Josef G. Knoll-Science Award 2004: from the left Dr. Marc Sporleder, Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ritterbusch, Dr. Miet Maertens

Award winners 2004

Dr. Miet Maertens
University of Goettingen, 2003
“Economic Modeling of Agricultural Land-Use Patterns in Forest Frontier Areas”
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Dr. Marc Sporleder
University of Hohenheim, 2003
“The granulovirus of the potato tuber moth Phthorimaea opeculella (Zeller) – characterization and prospects for effective mass production and pest control”
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Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ritterbusch
University of Hohenheim, 2002
“Modellierung und Simulation des Fermentationsverhaltens von indonesischem Kakao ("Modeling and simulation of the fermentation behavior of Indonesian cocoa)“
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The prize was awarded on October 5, 2004 at the Tropentag at the Humboldt-University of Berlin by the Eiselen Foundation. The prize winners received Euro 5,000 each for their scientific work, which is a recognizable contribution to the improvement of the nutritional situation in developing countries.