Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)

Since 1991, the DBU has funded more than 9,940 projects with € 1.832 billion. The funding activities focus on environmental technology and research, nature conservation, environmental communication and protection of cultural assets.

The DBU is chaired by the Board of Trustees whose members are appointed by the Federal Government.


Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt

An der Bornau 2
49090 Osnabrück


    Dr Hans-Christian Schaefer

    Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
    Senior Specialist for Biotechnology

    +49 5419633320

    Dr Schaefer is a biologist and responsible for exploiting biotechnology for improving environmental impacts of production processes and ultimately for environmental protection and interdisciplinary research within the DBU. He will provide communication channels with a wide variety of environmental stakeholders, initiate debate, and oversee the environmental impact of MIX-UP developments.