Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Katharina Hurst

Research Assistant


Special Expertise

Main research areas:

  • Circular Economy
  • Sustainable consumption and products


  • Textiles, ICT, circular procurement
  • Conflicting goals of a circular economy
  • Circular finance
  • Consumption change


  • Stakeholder consultations
  • Expert interviews
  • Transdisciplinary sustainability research

Key projects

  • Scientific support and monitoring of the National Circular Economy Strategy NKWS
  • Development of methodological principles and working aids for climate protection and circular economy aspects in public procurement practice
  • Modelling ecological and economic impacts of Circular Economy in Germany

Language Skills

  • English
  • French


Katharina Hurst