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.

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Greening Cloud Computing and Electronic Communications Services and Networks: Towards Climate Neutrality by 2050

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Start of project: 11 / 2020

The aim of the research project is to investigate measures to increase energy efficiency and improve circularity for data centres and electronic communication networks. For data centres, the aim is to establish definitions for data…

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Circular City Berlin - steps from potential towards implementation

CiBER 1

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Project staff:  Gsell, M.
End of project: 12 / 2020

The aim of the project is to investigate the potential of a circular economy in Berlin ("Circular City Berlin") with regard to its social and ecological effects, to explore possible steps of implementation and of supporting the…

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40 years of Blue Angel – refinement of the existing product range

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Start of project: 07 / 2018

In this research project, criteria for the award of the Blue Angel eco-label for various product groups and services are being continuously developed and improved. For this purpose, products are analysed along their life cycle and…

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

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 12 / 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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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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Computers, Internet & Co – electronic consumer information on the information and communication technologies

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 06 / 2017

In the framework of the project, a consumer communication appropriate for the subject of information and communication technologies (ICT) is to be developed. Furthermore, corresponding thematic pages will be set up for the German…

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Market surveillance of the German eco label 'Blue Angel'

Project manager: Fischer, C.
Project staff:  Quack, D. | Brommer, E. | Bunke, D. | Gröger, J. | Stratmann, B. | Teufel, J.
End of project: 09 / 2019

The aim of the project is to develop and test a concept for a market surveillance programme for the environmental label “Blue Angel”. To this purpose, the market surveillance systems of existing eco-labels are being investigated in…

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UBA Procurement 2015 - Elaboration of scientific principles to promote the inclusion of environmental criteria in the award of contracts by public authorities

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 02 / 2019

The aim of the project is to support the Federal Environment Agency in its diverse activities with regard to the further promotion of an eco-friendly public procurement. In the course of the project, various work tasks are to be…

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Further development of the Blue Angel program through new eco-labels and redevelopment of existing labels for innovation-orientated product groups

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 09 / 2018

In the framework of this project, scientific and technical investigations on products and services will be conducted. On that basis, award criteria for the ecolabel `Blue Angel` will be revised and redeveloped.

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Development and application of a valuation basis for resource-efficient software, taking into account the existing methodology

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

The focus of the research project lies on the influence of software on the consumption of energy and resources. To begin with, it is aimed at systematizing the existing methodological approaches on the evaluation of software, and at…

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Product Guide for Sustainable Public Procurement in the Framework of the Municipal Sustainability Initiative of Baden-Württemberg

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 07 / 2015

Investigation of the effects of GPP in terms of environmental relief, and of costs of relevant products as well as of services and construction works in the framework of sustainable procurement as compared to a conventional procurement in the Land of

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 12 / 2014

The project is intended to render more transparent the environmental effects and cost savings from green public procurement. By means of comparision between green procurement and conventional procurement, this comparison is to be…

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Evaluating the implementation of the administrative regulation on green public procurement, and developing measures to optimise procurement implementation

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 01 / 2015

In the project, Berlin procurement agencies will be surveyed on the practical implementation of the administrative regulation on green public procurement in such a way that it will be possible to identify obstacles and optimization…

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Revision of the LUBW brochure "More environment for the same amount of money" on the sustainable procurement of products and services

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 01 / 2014

Within this project, a Guideline on Green Public Produrement will be developed for municipal administrations. It will contain both contract-awarding aspects to further the social and environmental dimension of public procurement, as…

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Further development of the Blue Angel program through new eco-labels and revision of the existing ones

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 09 / 2016

In the framework of this project,scientific and technical investigations on products and services will be conducted as defined in ISO 14024 (type I environmental labelling). On that basis, award criteria for the ecolabel `Blue Angel`…

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Scientific monitoring of the relevant processes in green public procurement

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 12 / 2016

The objective of the project is to provide scientific support to the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) in relation to its diverse activities to further promote green public procurement. The main focus of the work concentrates on the…

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Sustainable software – expert talk and documentation

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 09 / 2015

Revision and further development of the `Blue Angel` climate label: Expertises on the revision of existing award criteria for eco-labels and on the update of the Top 100 project on climate-relevant products

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 03 / 2014

Green labels – Assessment and critical review of labelling schemes in the field of building and construction

Project manager: Gröger, J.
End of project: 01 / 2011
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