The Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) is one of the leading institutions in the field of practice-oriented environmental and sustainability research. The
Institute develops, analyses and evaluates technologies, climate protection concepts, political strategies and instruments in order to advance energy system transformation. In the project, the
IÖW is in charge of the project management, the analysis of the framework conditions, the ecological and economic evaluation of the behavioural changes as well as the development of
recommendations for political instruments and services.
ifeu conducts research and provides a worldwide consultancy service in relation to all major environmental and sustainability issues. With more than 40 years of experience, ifeu is one of the most important ecological research institutes in Germany. Our work is characterised by experience and independence combined with a practical and target-based approach. ifeu currently employs 80 staff with a background in natural sciences, engineering and social sciences at its sites in Heidelberg and Berlin.