Award for Improvement of Gas Management in Biogas Plants

Mathias Stur wins the 10th Biogas Innovation Award of German Agriculture 2017.

Osnabrück, May 19, 2017 - Mathias Stur, project manager at the DBFZ, has won this year's Biogas Innovation Award of German Agriculture in the research field with his studies on the topic "Development of technical measures to improve the gas management of biogas plants". The prize, endowed with 10,000 euros, is awarded annually to scientists who have distinguished themselves through special innovations in the field of biogas.



Project coordination
DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH
Torgauer Straße 116, 04347 Leipzig

Mathias Stur – Project manager
Telephone: +49 (0)341 2434-527
E-mail: mathias.stur(at)

Project partner
Awite Bioenergie GmbH
Grünseiboldsdorfer Weg 5, 85416 Langenbach


Project support „Biomass energy use"

Diana Pfeiffer – project coordination
Telephone: +49 (0)341 2434-554
E-mail: diana.pfeiffer‍‍@‍‍

Angela Gröber – Press and public relation
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 2434-457
E-mail: angela.groeber(at)

Photo of the award: The winner of the biogas innovation award 2017 in the research field: Mathias Stur (DBFZ, le.), Horst Seide (President Fachverband Biogas e.V., mi.) and Matthias Wackerbauer (MWK Bionik, ri.), Photo: DBFZ

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