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New environmentally friendly ingredients for cosmetics, personal care products and dietary supplements

The EU-funded project EnXylaScope with the participation of ifeu is researching new environmentally friendly ingredients for cosmetics, personal care products and dietary supplements made from woody and grassy residues. Half a year after project-start, first promising results were exchanged at a project meeting and further information about the project has been published.


E-kerosene from Emsland: ifeu develops sustainability criteria

On behalf of atmosfair, ifeu evaluates electricity production and the CO2 required as raw material with regard to their sustainability. The electricity for hydrogen production must not only be renewable, but also generated in addition to existing production. The criteria grid developed for the CO2 origin also places very high demands on sustainability.


Energiewendemodule – modulare Aufstockungen voller erneuerbarer Energie

Das Potenzial von Aufstockungen ist hoch und garantiert viel neuen Wohnraum. Das ifeu und seine Projektpartner haben ein Aufstockungsmodul entwickelt, das Architektur, Effizienz und erneuerbare Energien vereint. Das sogenannte Energiewendemodul kann auf unterschiedliche Situationen reagieren und damit flexibel eingesetzt werden.

ifeu update - der Podcast aus der Umweltforschung

ifeu update – the environmental research podcast

Scientists from ifeu talk to Marcus Franken, environmental engineer and editor at the communications agency Ahnen&Enkel, and his colleague Stella Schalamon about current research topics (in German only).



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Evaluation of the funding of electric buses in public transport

Since March 2018, the BMU has been supporting transport companies in the purchase of e-buses in local public transport. An impact evaluation of the support programme is now being carried out as part…


Improve Biorefinery Operations through Process Intensification and New End Products

The hemicellulose fraction from side streams of the pulp and biofuel industry is the focus of the EU project. The aim is to purify and process them more efficiently and convert them into sugars that…

Sekundärrohstoffeinsatz in Deutschland

Der verstärkte Einsatz von Sekundärrohstoffen ist eine wichtige Strategie, um Umweltbelastungen durch die Nutzung von Rohstoffen zu mindern. In diesem Projekt wird der Frage nachgegangen, welche…