Dr. Florian Antony
Dr. Florian Antony
Dr. Florian Antony

Dr. Florian Antony

Senior Researcher
Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Expertise

Research focus

  • Sustainable consumption & sustainable products
  • Sustainable food systems and material use of biogenic raw materials
  • Evaluation of processes, technologies & technology development projects

Topics

  • Sustainable aquaculture
  • Food / food technology
  • Creation of life cycle assessments and CO2 footprints for the evaluation and optimisation of innovative products, processes and technologies
  • Sustainability assessment of bioinspired and biomimetic materials, products & processes (bionics)

Methods

  • Life cycle assessments & material flow analyses (LCA) incl. critical reviews
  • Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)
  • Product Carbon Footprint (PCF)
  • Corporate Climate Footprints (CCF)
  • Product Sustainability Assessment (PROSA)

Key projects

  • Visualization of hidden environmental costs of unsustainable agriculture under consideration of different milk production systems.
  • Product Environmental Footprint ‑ Further development and application
  • Consumer advice as a component of a successful resource policy
  • Policy for sustainable aquaculture 2050
  • BMBF Project: Systemic Monitoring and Modelling of the Bioeconomy (SYMOBIO)

Education & work experience

  • Since 2013: Research associate with Oeko-Institut, Products and Material Flows Division
  • 2012-2019: PhD at the Plant Biomechanics Group, Botanical Garden, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg. Title of doctoral thesis: Sustainability assessment of biomimetic products and processes, funded by the BIONA measure (BMBF)
  • 2010-2012: Research associate at the Plant Biomechanics Group, Botanical Garden, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg
  • 2003-2010: Degree programmes leading to secondary teacher accreditation in biology and history at the University of Freiburg;   
    degree: State examination for teaching at high schools in the above-mentioned subjects

Foreign languages

English