Ifeu - Institute for Energy and Environmental Research | Partner

The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU) is a non-profit ecological research institute. It was founded in 1978 as an independent centre of excellence for environmental research by scientists from the University of Heidelberg. Currently, IFEU has a staff of more than 70, mostly scientists in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, geography and engineering. IFEU scientists provide research and consulting services for international organizations, federal and state ministries, local governments, wellknown companies, business associations, NGOs, schools, public utilities as well as transport and logistics service providers. IFEU experts carried out projects in Europe, USA, China, India, Africa, Indonesia, Latin America, Russia and the Marshall Islands. Key areas of IFEU’s activity are focused on the following areas:

• Environmentally sustainable energy systems such as energy efficiency in building sector

• Food, agriculture and bio-based systems such as sustainability of current and future biomass uses

• Industry and products such as life cycle assessment of products

• Transportation such as environmental impact assessment of transport

• Waste management and resource protection such as practical recycling solutions



Bernd Franke

Andreas Detzel

Mirjam Busch

Christin Zeitz

Jonas Harth

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