Company’s History

GALF bR was founded in 2005, funded by the BMBF in the framework of the EXIST-SEED program (FK: 03ES1133).

As a spin-off from the Department of Geoecoolgy of the Institute of Geography of Dresden University of Technology we try to gap the bridge between Geo-, Geoinformation and Applied Science.

The founders of the company are Micha Gebel, Stefan Halbfaß, Karsten Grunewald and Stephan Bürger. Karsten Grunewald has been shareholder of GALF bR from 2005 to 2007. In 2008 he changed to Landschaftsforschungszentrum e.V. Dresden. Actually he is working as a scientific employee at Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development (IÖR). Mario Uhlig became member of our company in 2011.