Felix Behrens

Research Assistant
Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Special Expertise

Main areas of research: Sustainable products and consumption


  • Information and communication technology
  • Green software
  • Eco-labelling


  • Product Sustainability Assessment (PROSA)
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) & material flow analysis
  • Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

Key Projects

  • Germany on the way to climate neutrality: What opportunities and risks result from digitalisation?
  • Further development of the Blue Angel award criteria "Resources and energy-efficient software products" (DE-UZ 215)
  • Analysis of the software-based influence on a shortened useful life of products

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 2021: Research Assistant at Öko-Institut, Sustainable Products & Material Flows Division
  • 2020-2021: Employee at GUTcert GmbH Umweltgutachter, Berlin
  • 2017-2020: Master of Science in Physics, Heidelberg University
  • 2014-2017: Bachelor of Science in Physics, Heidelberg University

Language Skills