Prof Dr Peter


Deputy Director at Fraunhofer Institut

Prof. Dr. Peter Eisner earned his Diploma degree in process engineering in 1991, his Ph.D. degree in 1997 and his habilitation in plant based food ingredients in 2014 at Technical University Munich, Germany. He is Professor for process engineering at Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin and lecturer at the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Freising. At Fraunhofer Institute for process engineering and packaging, Freising, he is the deputy director. He is founder and co-founder of seven companies. In 2010, he founded Prolupin GmbH, a Fraunhofer-spin-off that is successfully producing food ingredients and dairy substitutes based on lupin seeds. Peter Eisner is alumnus and former speaker of Fraunhofer Vintage Class, an interdisciplinary group of 18 selected scientists and executives from Fraunhofer. He has published many research papers, technical papers, and more than 50 patent applications. In the recent years, he was responsible for several product launches of new developed food products.