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.

Pharmacies as central places for the (environmentally-)conscious handling of drugs

Project manager: Blepp, M. | 
Start of project: 10 / 2016

Besides medical doctors and users of drugs, pharmacists are a key group in the context of environmental drug issues. They advise and inform customers on how to use drugs correctly, which side effects or interactions are to be...

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Consumer survey – Utilization of programs on the occasion of new policy options to improve the eco-design and energy labelling of washing machines

Project manager: Graulich, K. | 
Start of project: 10 / 2016

The project aims at exploring to what extent an economical consumer behaviour in terms of programme selection and load volume can be triggered by means of ecodesign or energy labelling.

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Adaptation and update of the administrative regulation "Procurement and Environment - VwVBU"

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I. | 
Start of project: 10 / 2016

Study in cooperation with WSGreenTechnologies GmbH (partner)

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Analysis and aggregation of Member States information on climate finance

Project manager: Herold, A. | 
Start of project: 09 / 2016

Scientific support for the national programme for sustainable consumption – Subproject 3: Environmental costs of consumer goods as a starting point for the improvement of market-related and non-market-related consumer information ('2nd price tag')

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I. | 
Start of project: 09 / 2016

Study in cooperation with INFRAS, co2online, minds&makers (partner)

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Ghanaian-German Financial Cooperation (FC): Sound disposal and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment - Feasibility Study for the preparation of a new FC project

Project manager: Manhart, A. | 
Start of project: 09 / 2016

Report 1: Feasibility study for the preparation of a new FC project with regard to sound disposal and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment in Ghana.

Report 2: Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) for...

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Consumer advice as a component of a successful resource policy

Project manager: Antony, F. | 
Start of project: 09 / 2016

Ziel des Vorhabens ist es, relevante Aspekte des Ressourcenschutzes wie z.B. Material-, und Flächeneinsparungen sowie entsprechende Handlungsmöglichkeiten, etwa optimale Nutzungsdauer von Produkten, angepasste Einkaufsmengen, Wahl...

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Analysing substance derogation requests under Article 6.7 of Ecolabel Regulation EC 66/2010

Project manager: Baron, Y. | 
Start of project: 08 / 2016

Article 6(6) of the Regulation (EC) No 66/2010 (EU Ecolabel Regulation) requires that ecolabelled products shall not contain substances and mixtures meeting the criteria for specific CLP classifications. Article 6(7) then gives the...

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Technical support to the development of BEMPs in 4 EMAS priority sectors. Lot 1: Electric and electronic equipment manufacturing

Project manager: Möller, M. | 
Start of project: 08 / 2016

The study shall collect data on the Best Environmental Management Practices (BEMP) concerning selected techniques, measures and practices of electric and electronic equipment (EEE) manufacturing including most appropriate related...

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Research Study: European Energy Industry Investments

Project manager: Ludig, S. | 
Start of project: 07 / 2016

RoHS dossier on small brominated alkyl alcohols

Project manager: Baron, Y. | 
Start of project: 07 / 2016

In 2014, the Danish EPA performed a survey on brominated flame retardants (BFRs). On the basis of its results, the Danish Technical University (DTU Food) investigated possibilities of grouping BFRs. One of the groupings; the small...

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Advisory Services to the GIZ in the project „Advancing and Measuring Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for a Low-Carbon Economy in Middle-Income and Newly Industrialized Countries (Advance SCP)” in ASEAN

Project manager: Prakash, S. | 
Start of project: 07 / 2016

The overarching goal of the advisory service is to contribute towards driving the policy framework for promoting the sustainable consumption and production pattern in ASEAN in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other...

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Support an Impact Assessment of possible Aviation EU ETS Directive review

Project manager: Cames, M. | 
Start of project: 06 / 2016

Briefing on Climate action and the Emissions Trading System (ETS) in China

Project manager: Cames, M. | 
End of project: 09 / 2016

Scientific monitoring of the implementation of the ecodesign directive and the energy labelling directive - 3rd work programme

Project manager: Graulich, K. | 
Start of project: 06 / 2016

Ziel des Projekts ist es, BMUB und UBA bei ihren Arbeiten zur Umsetzung der Ökodesign- und EVK-Richtlinie wissenschaftlich fundiert zu unterstützen. Konkret erfolgt dies über wissenschaftliche (Zu-)Arbeiten in den folgenden Bereichen:

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Maintenance of the Eurostat Chemical Indicator Set

Project manager: Bunke, D. | 
Start of project: 06 / 2016

Indicators are calculated for the production and consumption of chemicals in the EU in the years 2015-2017. In addition, index values are prepared for the use of hazardous chemicals in mixtures for commercial and private use and on...

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Strengthening the ecological design as a purchasing criterion for consumers

Project manager: Fischer, C. | 
Start of project: 05 / 2016

The overall objective of the project is to strengthen ecological design as a purchase criterion for consumers by improving the consistency of consumer expectations,  product development and business communication. It will also...

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Briefing on "Main options for a GMBM at ICAO during ist High-level Meeting in May 2016"

Project manager: Cames, M. | 
Start of project: 05 / 2016

Streamlining of Climate Change and Energy Reporting Requirements in Areas with Interlinkages

Project manager: Herold, A. | 
Start of project: 05 / 2016

Evaluation of the answers from the Belgian Authority FANC to 15 questions concerning indications in Belgian NPPs submitted by the German delegation during the workshop of January 11th and 12th 2016

Project manager: Küppers, C.
Start of project: 03 / 2016

In 2012 nearly 9000 indications were identified during ultra sonic inspections of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) in the Belgian NPP Doel 3. Similar defects in lesser numbers were subsequently discovered in the Belgian NPP Tihange 2....

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