Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Dr. Florian Antony

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

Main areas of research:

  • Sustainable consumption & sustainable products
  • Sustainable food systems and material use of biogenic raw materials
  • Evaluation of processes, technologies & technology development projects


  • Sustainable aquaculture
  • Food & food technology
  • Creation of life cycle assessments and carbon footprints for the evaluation and optimisation of innovative products, processes and technologies
  • Sustainability assessment of bioinspired and biomimetic materials, products & processes (bionics)


  • Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) & material flow analyses incl. critical reviews
  • Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)
  • Product Carbon Footprint (PCF)
  • Corporate Climate Footprint (CCF)
  • Product Sustainability Assessment (PROSA)

Key projects

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 2013: Researcher at Öko-Institut, Sustainable Products & Material Flows Division
  • 2011-2019: PhD studies on “Sustainability Assessment of Biomimetic Products and Processes”, University of Freiburg; degree: Dr. rer. nat.
  • 2010-2012: Researcher at University of Freiburg
  • 2003-2010: Studies of biology and history for secondary school teaching, University of Freiburg; degree: state examination

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Dr. Florian Antony