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Our partners

In order to provide our clients with the best possible services, several partner consultants are engaged for individual fields.
IBR CONSULTING Dr. Rudolf Straub

Dr. Rudolf Straub

Former Head of Department Bioeconomy at ”Projektträger Jülich” (PtJ).
Geusenstraße 28
52457 Aldenhoven
Telephone: +49 1511 4473431


Responsibility for funding topics in plant research, industrial biotechnology, food and nutrition, Biotech SMEs. 28 years experience in design, funding, governance and Project management of publicly funded R&D consortia on german and international level. Diploma and PhD in Geography and Soil Science.
Partner consultant for the fields of fund raising and governance for research consortia.
IBR CONSULTING Prof. Dr. Peter Westhoff

Prof. Dr. Peter Westhoff

Chair Developmental and Molecular Biology of Plants
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
Universitätsstraße 1
Building 26.03, Room 02/34
40225 Düsseldorf
Telephone: +49-211-8112338


For ca. 30 years professor in plant molecular biology, plant physiology and plant developmental biology; Deputy Rector for Research and Transfer at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf.
Partner consultant for the fields of plant biotechnology, plant molecular biology, plant genetics, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant development, and academic organizations.

Prof. Dr. Benjamin Stich

Chair of Quantitative Genetics
and Genomics of Plants
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
c/o Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Carl-von-Linné-Weg 10
50829 Cologne
Telephone: +49-221-5062490


More than 10 years experience in plant breeding research and practical plant breeding at public research institutes and in companies.
Partner Consultant for plant breeding, quantitative genetics and genomics.
IBR CONSULTING genius science & dialogue

genius – science & dialogue

Office Darmstadt (Germany):
Technologie und Innovationszentrum
Robert-Bosch-Straße 7
64293 Darmstadt
Telephone: +49-6151-6272-300

Office Berlin (Germany):
Haus der Bundespressekonferenz
Schiffbauerdamm 40
10117 Berlin
Telephone: +49-30-2123422-82


Partner consultant for the fields of public and political outreach (science communication).
IBR CONSULTING Dr. Dorothee Wegener

Dr. Dorothee Wegener

Molderamweg 3
37574 Einbeck
Telephone: +49-173-2748704


For ca. 20 years high school teacher in natural sciences; several years of experience in coordinating international educational programs at universities.

Partner consultant for the fields of science teaching and academic training programs.