Award of Merit - Innovation into Practice

As part of the International VDI Conference on Agricultural Engineering Land.Technik 2017, Dr. h.c. Norbert Rauch received the “Award of Merit - Innovation into Practice”


Every other year, the renowned European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng) honours personalities from the field of agricultural engineering for their significant innovations and merits for the agricultural industry. On the occasion of the International VDI Conference on Agricultural Engineering Land.Technik 2017 in Hanover, Dr. h.c. Norbert RAUCH received this prestigious award.

In his words of thanks, Norbert Rauch emphasized that he accepts this great honour on behalf of all engineers and employees of the company RAUCH. The entire team of RAUCH contributed to the award-winning innovation performance.

Furthermore, Mr Rauch underlined the global importance of the International VDI Conference as a strong impetus for great innovations at the service of agriculture worldwide. Lasting innovations play a central role here: improving soil fertility, avoiding environmental pollution and assuring food quality.