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.

Study to assess seven (7) exemption requests relating to Annex III and IV to Directive 2011/65/EU

Project manager: Baron, Y.
Start of project: 08 / 2019

Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2) states that "no electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market, including cables and spare...

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In-depth analysis on "Environment and climate change policies - state of play, current and future challenges" (including its presentation)

Project manager: Cames, M.
Start of project: 08 / 2019

Smart Home - Energy consumption and savings potential of intelligent devices

Project manager: Quack, D.
Start of project: 08 / 2019

The overarching objective of the project is to show that the use of intelligent and networked devices in private households can potentially lead to energy savings, but that the corresponding devices themselves - due to their smart...

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Evaluation of the sports grounds noise protection regulation

Project manager: Schütte, S.
Start of project: 07 / 2019

The research project evaluates the amendment to the Sports Facilities Noise Regulation. The aim is to investigate the effects of the changes - in particular the increase in the permitted noise levels emitted by sports facilities. It...

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Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the gereration of plastic wastes

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 07 / 2019

The project „Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the generation of plastic wastes” (NORAD-project) is implemented by the...

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In-depth analysis on international climate negiotiations in view of the COP 25 UN Climate Change Conference in Santiago (December 2019)

Project manager: Moosmann, L.
Start of project: 06 / 2019

Short Pre-Feasibility study as part of the project "Climate Adaptation in urban areas in Bangladesh, Phase III - Component Sirajganj" - Solid Waste Expert

Project manager: Prakash, S.
End of project: 07 / 2019

Oeko-Institut supports KfW in considering aspects of "Solid Waste Management" in the project "CLIMATE ADAPTATION IN URBAN AREAS IN BANGLADESH, PHASE III - COMPONENT SIRAJGANJ".

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Analysis and method development Article 6 Paris Agreement 018-3258

Project manager: Schneider, L.
Start of project: 05 / 2019

EU-DG Clima F-gas domestic support (Lot 2) / Supporting Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Policies - Lot 2- Domestic support

Project manager: Jörß, W.
Start of project: 05 / 2019

ESD-Rewiew 2019 Annual rewiew of Member States' greenhouse gas inventories under the Effort Sharing Decision 2019

Project manager: Harthan, R.
Start of project: 05 / 2019

Integration of Power Transmission Grids - Prospects and Challenges at National and European Levels in advancing the energy transition

Project manager: Bauknecht, D.
Start of project: 04 / 2019

Research on the acquisition of new label holders for existing eco-labels

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Start of project: 04 / 2019

Establishing contacts with companies and conducting surveys to identify the barriers which, for four different product groups, could have the effect that there are no or only a few licence-holders of the Blue Angel eco-label.

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Service contract supporting the Evaluation of die Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles

Project manager: Mehlhart, G.
Start of project: 03 / 2019

Technical support for the revision of EU Ecolabel criteria for computers

Project manager: Graulich, K.
Start of project: 03 / 2019

The project's objective is to support JRC Seville in revising the existing EU GPP criteria. The priority in this revision process should be to first analyse which of the existing criteria and the supporting technical evidence are still...

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The role of the EU ETS in inressing the EU climate ambition

Project manager: Graichen, V.
End of project: 06 / 2019

Implementation of innovative incentive mechanisms for the promotion of climate-friendly products and services in ASEAN

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 02 / 2019

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development and introduction of innovative incentive systems in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines in order to promote sustainable consumption and production...

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A selection of case studies on the impacts of slow steaming for the shipping industry

Project manager: Healy, S. | Graichen, J.
End of project: 06 / 2019

Effects of regional value creation and sustainability of digital platform systems for future public services in the fields of alimentation and mobility

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 01 / 2019

The project analyses the contribution of regional digital platform systems to basic public services, along the fields of alimentation and mobility. As part of the project, the project team analyses the factors determining the economic,...

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Export of green and sustainable (environmental) infrastructure – Preparation of a delegation trip

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 01 / 2019

As part of the "Export Initiative Environmental Technologies" project of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Oeko-Institut supported the German Society for International Cooperation...

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Double dividend through electricity savings and reinvestment in renewable energies

Project manager: Graulich, K.
Start of project: 01 / 2019

In order to advance the energy turnaround, Elektrizitätswerke Schönau (EWS) is planning and testing a new business model in cooperation with Oeko-Institut and Büro oe-quadrat within the context of this project sponsored by the Federal...

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