My educational background is a M.SC. in Horticulture and a B.Sc. in Budiness administration from 2005 at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Prior experiences includes working as an agricultural consultant at the provincial government 2006 - 2007 with business support and EU subsidies. She also worked as a business developer at The Federation of Swedish farmers during 2008-2018 focusing on the regional food strategy and sustainability.
Annie Drottberger is involved in teaching and supervision in the following courses in horticulture and agroecology:
Product development and innovation systems in horticulture - FÖ0435
Project management for innovation in sustainable food systems - LV0102
Scientific methods, tools and thesis writing - LB0112
Integrated pest management for sustainable production systems - BI1267
Maten i dagens och morgondagens samhälle - TD0008
Odlingssystem i trädgårdsföretag - BI1362
Horticultural production physiology - BI1362
She is currently involved in research on adoption of innovations and knowledge in horticultural firms in different production systems focusing on high-tech greenhouse production, PFAL (Plant Factories with Artificial Lighting) and rooftop farming. The research interests include transition to a more sustainable food system from a socio-technical perspective.
Drottberger, A. Melin, M. & Lundgren, L. (2021). Alternative food networks in food system transition - values, motivation, and capacity building among young Swedish market gardeners. Sustainability, 13 (8), 4502.
Drottberger, Annie (2021). Introduction and adoption of technical innovations - a study of sustainable production of leafy vegetables in different production systems (Report)