Projects

The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

Briefing on "The key issues at stake at the 71th session of the IMO MEPC 71"

Project manager: Graichen, J.
Start of project: 07 / 2017

Municipalities innovative living spaces

Instruments for a need-oriented use of living spaces in municipalities, subproject 1

Project manager: Fischer, C. | 
Start of project: 06 / 2017

The District of Steinfurt is a rural area, characterized primarily by single- and two-family houses in private ownership. More and more elderly, often single people are living there in old, non-barrier-free buildings with poor...

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Evaluation of sustainability standards in the leather, textiles,  detergents and cleaning agents product groups  in the context of the "Quality check sustainability standards" project of the BMZe BMZ

Project manager: Moch, K.
Start of project: 06 / 2017

In 2013, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) was commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with the project "Quality check of sustainability standards". The aim of the...

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Maintenance and development of internet databsae with renewable energies support schemes and related information (RES Legal Europe Maintenance)

Project manager: Bauknecht, D.
Start of project: 05 / 2017

Renewable electricity for transport in the context of the Renewable Energy Directive

Project staff:  Timpe, C.
Start of project: 05 / 2017

Methods and measures to deal with socio-technical challenges in radioactive waste Management (SOTEC-radio)

Project manager: Kallenbach-Herbert, B.
Start of project: 04 / 2017

How to carry out the site selection, construction, and operation of a final repository especially for high-level radioactive waste? How to organize the long-term interim storage, which is necessary until this final repository is...

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Annual review of Member States`greenhouse gas inventories under the Effort Sharing Decision

Project manager: Herold, A.
Start of project: 04 / 2017

Blue Angel – A national ecolabel with international impact – Updating of the internationalization strategy and cooperation with other type I ecolabels

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 04 / 2017

The overall objective of the project is to establish type I ecolabels worldwide, in particular the Blue Angel, in order to provide the consumer with reliable information on environmental and sustainability characteristics of products,...

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Computers, Internet & Co – electronic consumer information on the information and communication technologies

Project manager: Gröger, J. | 
Start of project: 03 / 2017

In the framework of the project, a consumer communication appropriate for the subject of information and communication technologies (ICT) is to be developed. Furthermore, corresponding thematic pages will be set up for the German...

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Power aspects in global value chains – approaches, impacts and perspectives for certification and due diligence schemes for biomass

Project manager: Schleicher, T. | 
Start of project: 02 / 2017

The project's overall objective is to formulate recommendations for action with respect to the possibilities and limitations of corporate due diligence and certification systems in the global value chains of biomass resources. Germany...

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Assessment of the current state of research on new reactor concepts

Project manager: Pistner, C. | 
Start of project: 02 / 2017

Comparative economic and ecological assessment of innovative stationary

Project manager: Köhler, A. | 
Start of project: 02 / 2017

Based on a multidisciplinary approach, the study aims at performing a comparative ecological evaluation and a comparative economic analysis of three selected decentralized stationary energy storage solutions. The comparison is carried...

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Power aspects in global value chains – approaches, impacts and perspectives for certification and due diligence schemes for biomass

Project manager: Schleicher, T. | 
Start of project: 02 / 2017

The project's overall objective is to formulate recommendations for action with respect to the possibilities and limitations of corporate due diligence and certification systems in the global value chains of biomass resources. Germany...

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Survey of the Environmental Impact Assessment in the approval process of combined use of interim storage facility at Ahaus for interim storage of section 7 StrlSchV radioactive waste

Project manager: 
Start of project: 02 / 2017

Updating of the advisory service in the “sustainability” project

Project manager: Möller, M.
End of project: 05 / 2017

In 2013, Oeko-Institut advised MVV Energie AG on methodological questions on the calculation of CO2 savings from internal projects and the related data base. In the meantime, after some 100 strategic projects within MVV have been...

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Legal guidance for the Climate Action Plan 2050

Project manager: Keimeyer, F. | 
Start of project: 01 / 2017

Clearance of waste from the Philippsburg nuclear power plant for incineration at the MVV Umwelt Ressourcen GmbH

Project manager: Küppers, C. | 
Start of project: 01 / 2017

Radioactive contaminated wastes from the Philippsburg nuclear power plant should be incinerated in the MVV incineration facility in Mannheim. This waste is mainly contaminated protective clothing. The OEko-Institute was commissioned to...

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Expert opinion on the assessment of the storage of fuel elements from the Obrigheim nuclear power plant in the interim storage at the Neckarwestheim nuclear power plant.

Project manager: Küppers, C. | 
Start of project: 01 / 2017

At the decommissioned Obrigheim nuclear power plant, fuel elements are still being stored, which are to be loaded into castor casks for further interim storage. At the location of the KWO, there is no interim storage facility for...

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Assessment and Plausibility Check of the 2016 Cost Study by swissnuclear

Project manager: Alt, S. | 
Start of project: 01 / 2017

The owners of the Swiss nuclear power plants are obliged by law to make payments to a decommissioning and a disposal fund, which must cover the costs of decommissioning and disposal costs incurred after the plant has been...

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Assistance in operation of Eurostat`s environmental data centre on waste dated 25 August 2016

Project manager: Mehlhart, G. | 
Start of project: 01 / 2017
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