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.

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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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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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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Environmental and human rights due diligence as a means to strengthen sustainable business conduct

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 12 / 2018

The project connects the concurrent yet often detached discourses on due diligence, sustainability management, supply chain management etc., with the aim to build a consistent and improved political framework towards sustainable and...

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Capacity building to facilitate implementation of the Effort Sharing legislation, with focus on ex-post evaluation and policy lessons learned

Project manager: Förster, H.
Start of project: 12 / 2018

Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence - implementation phase (conflict minerals)

Project manager: Schüler, D.
Start of project: 12 / 2018

REACH Radar Plus - Support for SMEs on problematic substances, detection, substitution, conformity testing

Project manager: Bunke, D.
Start of project: 12 / 2018

REACH Radar Plus is an Excel-based tool that helps companies identify critical substances. This includes substances that are already legally restricted or for which such a restriction is to be expected. The substances are on various...

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Research Project “Holistic management of energy- and resource efficiency in companies” (MERU)

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 11 / 2018

Die ökologischen Belastungsgrenzen des Planeten stehen unter Druck. Dazu tragen die gegenwärtigen Konsum- und Produktionsmuster maßgeblich bei. Zwar konnte die Energie- und Ressourceneffizienz in den letzten Jahren durch Innovationen...

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Voluntary certification scheme for waste treatment - CEWASTE (action)

Project manager: Baron, Y.
Start of project: 11 / 2018

The CEWASTE project contributes to an improved recovery of valuable and critical raw materials (CRMs) from key types of waste through traceable and sustainable treatment processes in the entire supply chain of secondary raw materials....

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Collection and disposal of "cross-over" waste electrical equipment

Project manager: Köhler, A.
Start of project: 11 / 2018

The project creates a knowledge base for the handling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) that falls under the open scope of the ElektroG. A more precise definition of these products, which are referred to ad interim as...

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Study to support the Commission in gathering structured information and defining of reporting obligations on waste oils and other hazardous waste

Project manager: Stahl, H.
Start of project: 10 / 2018

Revision and further development of the environmental criteria in the clothing and textiles product group as part of sector project "Sustainability standards and public-private responsibilities"

Project manager: Teufel, J.
End of project: 11 / 2018

In March 2013, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) commissioned the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) with the project "Quality Check Sustainability Standards". The aim of the...

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Sustainable finance and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals - status quo and future perspectives

Project manager: Scherf, C.
Start of project: 09 / 2018

The financial market plays a key role in funding environmental change and promoting global sustainable development. Against this background, the project analyses how the current financial system and capital markets will need to be...

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Identification of stakeholder-related options of action for a turnaround in food and agriculture with a view to shaping the CAP after 2020

Project manager: Teufel, J.
Start of project: 09 / 2018

The project analyses the transformation in agriculture and food in an integrated way, with regard to the transformation needs, the actors involved and espe-cially with regard to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The project also...

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Indo-German Financial Cooperation - Scoping assignment solid waste management

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 09 / 2018

The Indian Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and the German Development Bank KfW consider co-operation in the field of municipal solid waste management and circular economy. In this planning phase, the interdisciplinary...

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Study to assess two exemption requests in Annexes III and IV to Directive 2011/65/EU

Project manager: Moch, K.
Start of project: 09 / 2018

Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2) provides that "electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market, including cables and spare...

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Briefing for the ENVI delegation on China climate policies with emphasis on ist carbon trading markets

Project manager: Cames, M.
End of project: 10 / 2018
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