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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Public acceptability and political feasability of regulating consumption

Project manager: Heyen, D.
Start of project: 12 / 2020

The Oeko-Institut's own-funded project pursues the following research questions:

  • Which factors influence public acceptability and thus political feasibility of proposals for consumption-related regulatory law ("command & control"…

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Challenges and success factors for cross-border public participation in the site selection process (HErüber)

Project manager: Schütte, S. | Mbah, M.
Start of project: 08 / 2020

The Standortauswahlgesetz (StandAG), a german law defining the selection process, regulates the individual procedural steps for a scientifically based, participatory and transparent search for a secure disposal site for high-level…

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Circular City Berlin - steps from potential towards implementation

CiBER 1

Project manager: Gröger, J. | Prakash, S.
Project staff:  Gsell, M.
Start of project: 08 / 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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Safety analysis and risk assessment of an application of Small Modular Reactors

Project manager: Pistner, C.
Start of project: 07 / 2020

An overview of currently internationally pursued reactor concepts under the term SMR, a scientific assessment of possible fields of application and the associated safety issues and risks will be developed.

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What would be the economic and environmental impacts of extending the useful life of electrical/electronic equipment?

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Start of project: 07 / 2020

For some years now, there has been increasing evidence that the life or useful life of electrical and electronic products has been reduced. This is a disadvantage for consumers who have to replace the appliance with a new one,…

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tdAcademy for transdisciplinary research and studies

Project manager: Brohmann, B.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

Kopernikus project Ariadne - Evidence-Based Assessment for the Design of the German Energy System Transformation - Subproject Sectoral Focus analysis heat transition: Identification and evaluation of instruments

Project manager: Köhler, B.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

Ariadne - The common thread through the energy transition

Climate targets alone are no guarantee of success. To achieve them, concrete measures must be taken. The project aims to show ways through the complex detailed issues of the…

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Platform for Policy Dialogue and Cooperation between EU and China on Emission Trading

Project manager: Healy, S.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

Assessment of safety status of close-border nuclear installations

Project manager: Pistner, C.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

The UMBW is supported by a technical assessment and evaluation of documents in the technical evaluation of incidents and projects as well as general safety issues concerning close-border nuclear facilities in neighbouring countries.

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Support of BASE in the process analysis of the site selection procedure (PaSta)

Project manager: Mbah, M. | Spieth-Achtnich, A.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

In dem 15-monatigen Forschungsprojekt analysiert das Öko-Institut e.V. mit dem Unterauftragnehmer Becker Büttner Held (BBH) die grundlegenden gesetzlichen Rahmenbedingungen des Standortauswahlverfahrens, die maßgeblich den Ablauf des…

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LAND-use based MitigAtion for Resilient Climate pathways

Project manager: Böttcher, H.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

Working together for environmentally friendly consumption – how our lifestyles can protect biodiversity

Project manager: Teufel, J.
Project staff:  López Hernández, V.
Start of project: 06 / 2020

A new, international working group is being set up as part of the research and development project “Working together for environmentally friendly consumption through information, communication and international cooperation,” funded by…

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Technical support for the UNFCCC negotiations on the rules, modalities and procedures for Articles 6.2 and 6.4 of the Paris Agreement

Project manager: Schneider, L.
Start of project: 05 / 2020

Joint implementation of the 2030 Agenda / SDGs and the Paris Agreement

Project manager: Wolff, F.
Start of project: 05 / 2020

Several landmark international policy documents were adopted in 2015. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development defines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ranging from hunger and poverty reduction to climate protection, nature…

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Scientific monitoring of 100 green productions as part of the sustainability initiative of the working group "Green Shooting"

Project manager: Prieß, R.
Start of project: 04 / 2020

The German film industry is implementing a joint sustainability initiative in 2020/2021 through the working group "Green Shooting". In a pilot phase, the members have committed themselves to 100 ecologically sustainable productions…

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Examination of the resource efficiency of organic food based on the Product Enviromental Footprint and integration into a sustainability strategy

Project manager: Antony, F.
Start of project: 04 / 2020

The food industry is characterised by a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises, both in conventional and organic food production. Larger corporate structures generally manage to develop more efficient structures more often,…

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Sustainable, long-term stimulus to overcome the economic consequences of the Corona crisis (especially for SMEs)

Project manager: Cames, M.
Project staff:  Prieß, R.
End of project: 06 / 2020

The aim of the present paper is to make proposals for sustainable economic stimuli for a sustainable stimulus package. To this end, previous economic stimulus packages launched in the wake of the financial and economic crisis of…

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Environmentally sound disposal and recycling of e-waste: Expert pool policy advice

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2020

Germany has started a bilateral cooperation with Ghana in 2016 to improve the conditions towards a sustainable e-waste management. The effort involves a technical cooperation project implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für…

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Preparation of a practical guidance on the development of an inventory of waste batteries

Project manager: Dolega, P.
Start of project: 03 / 2020

Key issues at stake at the 75th session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee, London, UK, 30 March - 3 April 2020

Project manager: Cames, M. | Healy, S.
End of project: 04 / 2020
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