Soil Bioengineering technique is a soil and water conservation technology innovation for landslide mitigation. The success of technological innovation is influenced by the perception and characteristic of the user community. This study aimed to determine the characteristics of farmers as potential users and their perceptions that were measured based on an assessment of characteristics of technology innovation. This study used a qualitative approach combined with the support of qualitative data quantification. Data collected consist of primary data and secondary data. Primary data include the characteristics of respondents and their perceptions of Soil Bioengineering innovation in the form of assessment variables consisting of certain indicators which are then measured using a Likert scale. The characteristics of farmers prospective users of Soil Bioengineering techniques are: 1) productive age, 2) lack of education (junior high school), 3) narrow land ownership (0.1 to 0.3 hectares), 4) the commodity planted is salak, 5) experience as farming (16 - 20 years) and, 6) medium/ middle income levels (3- 4.9 million rupiah per month). Farmer's perceptions are generally positive to Soil Bioengineering. Positive perception techniques if it was measured based on: 1) relative advantage, 2) compatibility, 3) simplicity, 4) trialability and 5) observability.