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.

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"

Product Environmental Footprint – Further development and application

Project manager: Antony, F.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

The objective of the research project is to monitor, at European level, the further development of the European Commission’s PEF process and of the PEFCRs developed within its framework, as well as of the proposed communication formats...

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Preparation of a brief expert report on “Energy and resource consumption resulting from digitalisation”

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

The target of the brief expert report is an assessment on the development of the global demand for energy and resources generated by digitization by the year 2030 and beyond. The assessment takes into account the spread of new digital...

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Expert Assessment of the Ibeto Union Lead Recycling Plant in Nnewi, Nigeria

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

Expert Assessment of the Ibeto´Union Recycling Plant, Participant and Training at the Training Workshop of ESM of ULAB and Application of the Benchmark Assessment Tool in the Context of Implementing the Basel Convention in Nigeria

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Setting an Emissions Cap for Mexico's Emission Trading System

Project manager: Healy, S.
Start of project: 09 / 2017

The Mexican government is currently analyzing and identifying the necessary policies and actions for achieving their NDC. The Climate Change Law (LGCC, 2012) allows the Ministry for the Environment (SEMARNAT), with the participation of...

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Briefing for the ENVI delegataion to Warsaw, Poland on 18-20 September 2017

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
End of project: 09 / 2017

The project is a briefing for the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee in the European Paliament for a delegation visit to Warsaw, Poland, on 18-20 September 2017. The purpose of the briefing is to provide an overview...

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Evaluation EU import data for HFCs from different sources to support the implementation of the F-gas Regulation

Project manager: Anderson, G. | Jörß, W.
Start of project: 08 / 2017

Data collection on the environmental impact of cloud computing (eco-cloud computing) on the basis of a life-cycle approach

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Start of project: 08 / 2017

In the project, tools will be developed on the basis of LCA methods in order to determine the environmental impact of data centers. In this context, allocation rules are being developed in order to be able to allocate the consumption...

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Evaluating the impact of Energy Management Systems (EnMS)

Project manager: Köhler, A.
Start of project: 08 / 2017

Evaluating the impact of Energy Management Systems (EnMS) and the alternative systems specified in Annex 2 to the German regulation “Spitzenausgleich-Effizienzsystemverordnung (SpaEfV)” on ener-gy efficiency, the reduction of the...

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SME innovative – collaborative project on resource efficiency: UpcyclePET - Development of innovative processes and formulations designed for the upcycling of PET-bottles and blister recyclates for high-tech plastic applications, TV 2: assessment of susta

Project manager: Köhler, A.
Start of project: 08 / 2017

The aim of this project is the development of a resource-efficient and at the same time economic procedure tailored to the upgrading of PET for the production of long glass fiber-reinforced plastics which are the basis of PET bottles....

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Briefing for the ENVI delegataion to the Porto Marghera refinery in Venice on 17-19 July 2017

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
End of project: 07 / 2017

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

Analysis and aggregation of Member States information on climate finance received unter the Monitoring Mechanism Regualation (MMR)

Project manager: Herold, A.
Project staff:  Siemons, A.
Start of project: 07 / 2017

Study on updating data underpinning the Green Vision Scenario

Project manager: Matthes, F.
Start of project: 07 / 2017

Zero-Emissions heavy duty freight vehicles

Project manager: Hacker, F.
Start of project: 07 / 2017

Thinking ahead regarding sustainable consumption: Evaluation and advancement of measures and instruments

Project manager: Grießhammer, R.
Start of project: 07 / 2017

In early 2016, the German Federal Government has adopted the National Programme on Sustainable Consumption which lists 172 measures for how Germany wants intends to achieve more sustainable consumption patterns. The programme...

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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
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