Öko-Institut e.V.

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The Oeko-Institut is one of Europe’s leading independent research and consultancy organisations working for a sustainable future. Founded in 1977, it develops principles and strategies for realising the vision of sustainable development at global, national and local level. Based on value-oriented research, the Oeko-Institut provides consultancy services for decision-makers in politics, industry and civil society on topics such as 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.

Type of organization: 
R&D Institute
Number of researchers employed: 
101 - 250
Main areas of R&D expertise: 
Supporting durability and maintenance, Treatment of electrical and electronic waste, Eco-design, Consumer behavior / prosumer behavior
R&D reference projects: 
Name of the projectProject durationKeywords related to Circular EconomyRole in the projectProject website
SOLUTIONS for present and future emerging pollutants in land and water resources management.
October 1st, 2013 to September 30th, 2018
Öko-Institut e.V.
Merzhauser Strasse 173 79100 Freiburg Germany
47° 58' 31.4472" N, 7° 49' 44.3532" E