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.

Recycling and disposal of waste of electrical and electronic equipment in an environmentally sound way, phase I

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2018

Conceps for sustainable solid waste management - supra-regional-World

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

Service contract for technical work to support the implementation of Regulation (EU) No. 517/2014, including preparations for a withdrawel of the United Kingdom from the EU

Project manager: Jörß, W.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

Strategies for ecologically-driven structural change towards a Green Economy

Project manager: Heyen, D.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

The fundamental goals of the project are:

1. The collection and application of criteria for the identification of business sectors / technologies in which fundamental structural change is inevitable given long-term environmental...

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Service contract to support the Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Programme

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

The purpose of the study is to provide consultative input for the EC’s evaluation of the progress of the 7th EAP. The evaluation is requested of the EC in the 2013 Decision adopting the 7th EAP. The Seventh Environmental Action...

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Study on methods and considerations for the determination of greenhouse gas emission reduction objectives for international shipping

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Briefing Key Issues at Stake at the 72nd Session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEWC 72)

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Despite efficiency improvements, CO2 emissions from international shipping are projected to be two to five times higher in 2050 than in 1990. At the Paris climate conference, countries agreed to limit climate change to well below...

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To publication "IMO’s challenges on the route to decarbonising international shipping Key Issues at Stake at the 72nd Session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72)"

e-Waste-Ghana; LOT 3: Enhancing capacities of informal sector stakeholders; incentive & payment system for e-waste recovery

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 01 / 2018

Support to the Commission for the determination of the Carbon Leakage List post-2020 under the EU Emission Trading System

Project manager: Graichen, V.
Start of project: 12 / 2017

Study to support the review of the list of restricted substances and to assess a new exemption request under RoHS 2 (Pack 15)

Project manager: Baron, Y.
Start of project: 12 / 2017

Assistance to the Commission on the implementation of the revised waste legislation, assess,emt pf Waste Management Plans and monitoring of compliance with the Waste Framework Directive

Project manager: Mehlhart, G.
Start of project: 12 / 2017

Short Term Technical Expert Assignment (Fact Finding Mission) in the field of off-Grid rural electrification via solar home systems

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 11 / 2017

Update report on renewable cooling

Project manager: Bürger, V.
Start of project: 11 / 2017

Study on mapping the development of the international carbon market

Project manager: Graichen, V.
Start of project: 11 / 2017

Nuclear safety and conflicts

Project manager: Englert, M.
Start of project: 11 / 2017

The use of nuclear energy requires an extensive institutional and physical infrastructure upon a foundation of stable intrastate conditions and interstate relations. This being the case, conflicts can result in catastrophic accidents,...

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Expert representation on standardisation acticities relating to nanotechnologies and nanomaterials

Project manager: Hermann, A.
Start of project: 11 / 2017

Expert Opinion on Important Safety Aspects of High-level Radioactive Waste Interim Storage

Project manager: Kallenbach-Herbert, B.
Start of project: 10 / 2017

This expert opinion for the German “Nationales Begleitgremium” deals with the following main topics in connection with the interim storage of high-level radioactive waste in Germany:

  • current safety status of the interim storage...

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Characterisation of the European energy system

Project manager: Förster, H.
Start of project: 10 / 2017

Effects for the ELV waste management in consequences of the decisions of the Stockholm Convention on Deca-BDE

Project manager: Mehlhart, G.
Start of project: 10 / 2017

Development of criteria and manufacturers’ recommendations for a support programme on photovoltaik battery storage systems launched by EWS (Elektrizitätswerke Schönau).

Project manager: Graulich, K.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

In view of a new financial support program for photovoltaic-battery saving, Elektrizitätswerke Schönau would like to focus on storage systems and manufacturers that positively distinguish themselves with regard to environmental...

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To publication "Entwicklung von Kriterien und Herstellerempfehlungen für ein Förderprogramm der EWS zu Photovoltaik-Batteriespeichern"

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